Table A-1. Employment status of the civilian population by sex and age

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-1. Employment status of the civilian population by sex and age
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status, sex, and age Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted(1)
Mar.
2013
Feb.
2014
Mar.
2014
Mar.
2013
Nov.
2013
Dec.
2013
Jan.
2014
Feb.
2014
Mar.
2014

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

244,995 247,085 247,258 244,995 246,567 246,745 246,915 247,085 247,258

Civilian labor force

154,512 155,027 155,627 155,099 155,284 154,937 155,460 155,724 156,227

Participation rate

63.1 62.7 62.9 63.3 63.0 62.8 63.0 63.0 63.2

Employed

142,698 144,134 145,090 143,393 144,443 144,586 145,224 145,266 145,742

Employment-population ratio

58.2 58.3 58.7 58.5 58.6 58.6 58.8 58.8 58.9

Unemployed

11,815 10,893 10,537 11,706 10,841 10,351 10,236 10,459 10,486

Unemployment rate

7.6 7.0 6.8 7.5 7.0 6.7 6.6 6.7 6.7

Not in labor force

90,483 92,058 91,630 89,896 91,283 91,808 91,455 91,361 91,030

Persons who currently want a job

6,399 6,091 5,891 6,675 5,779 6,111 6,348 6,060 6,146

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

118,204 119,306 119,395 118,204 119,011 119,103 119,218 119,306 119,395

Civilian labor force

82,133 81,954 82,586 82,575 82,554 82,323 82,662 82,597 83,052

Participation rate

69.5 68.7 69.2 69.9 69.4 69.1 69.3 69.2 69.6

Employed

75,521 75,687 76,718 76,300 76,560 76,723 77,060 76,808 77,416

Employment-population ratio

63.9 63.4 64.3 64.5 64.3 64.4 64.6 64.4 64.8

Unemployed

6,611 6,267 5,868 6,275 5,993 5,599 5,602 5,789 5,636

Unemployment rate

8.0 7.6 7.1 7.6 7.3 6.8 6.8 7.0 6.8

Not in labor force

36,071 37,352 36,809 35,629 36,458 36,780 36,556 36,709 36,343

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

109,635 110,838 110,930 109,635 110,515 110,613 110,746 110,838 110,930

Civilian labor force

79,529 79,528 79,949 79,731 79,700 79,464 79,892 79,917 80,171

Participation rate

72.5 71.8 72.1 72.7 72.1 71.8 72.1 72.1 72.3

Employed

73,588 73,882 74,711 74,190 74,373 74,467 74,916 74,780 75,230

Employment-population ratio

67.1 66.7 67.3 67.7 67.3 67.3 67.6 67.5 67.8

Unemployed

5,941 5,645 5,238 5,541 5,328 4,997 4,975 5,137 4,941

Unemployment rate

7.5 7.1 6.6 6.9 6.7 6.3 6.2 6.4 6.2

Not in labor force

30,107 31,310 30,981 29,904 30,815 31,149 30,855 30,921 30,760

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

126,791 127,779 127,863 126,791 127,555 127,642 127,696 127,779 127,863

Civilian labor force

72,379 73,073 73,041 72,524 72,730 72,614 72,797 73,128 73,175

Participation rate

57.1 57.2 57.1 57.2 57.0 56.9 57.0 57.2 57.2

Employed

67,176 68,446 68,373 67,093 67,882 67,862 68,163 68,458 68,325

Employment-population ratio

53.0 53.6 53.5 52.9 53.2 53.2 53.4 53.6 53.4

Unemployed

5,203 4,626 4,669 5,431 4,848 4,752 4,634 4,670 4,850

Unemployment rate

7.2 6.3 6.4 7.5 6.7 6.5 6.4 6.4 6.6

Not in labor force

54,412 54,707 54,822 54,267 54,825 55,028 54,899 54,652 54,688

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

118,520 119,583 119,669 118,520 119,341 119,433 119,497 119,583 119,669

Civilian labor force

69,675 70,493 70,402 69,629 69,871 69,831 70,023 70,331 70,361

Participation rate

58.8 58.9 58.8 58.7 58.5 58.5 58.6 58.8 58.8

Employed

65,038 66,319 66,170 64,838 65,547 65,617 65,909 66,183 66,008

Employment-population ratio

54.9 55.5 55.3 54.7 54.9 54.9 55.2 55.3 55.2

Unemployed

4,637 4,175 4,232 4,791 4,323 4,214 4,114 4,148 4,352

Unemployment rate

6.7 5.9 6.0 6.9 6.2 6.0 5.9 5.9 6.2

Not in labor force

48,845 49,089 49,267 48,891 49,470 49,602 49,475 49,252 49,309

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

16,840 16,664 16,658 16,840 16,710 16,700 16,671 16,664 16,658

Civilian labor force

5,309 5,006 5,276 5,739 5,713 5,642 5,545 5,476 5,696

Participation rate

31.5 30.0 31.7 34.1 34.2 33.8 33.3 32.9 34.2

Employed

4,072 3,933 4,209 4,365 4,523 4,502 4,399 4,303 4,503

Employment-population ratio

24.2 23.6 25.3 25.9 27.1 27.0 26.4 25.8 27.0

Unemployed

1,237 1,073 1,066 1,374 1,190 1,140 1,147 1,173 1,193

Unemployment rate

23.3 21.4 20.2 23.9 20.8 20.2 20.7 21.4 20.9

Not in labor force

11,531 11,658 11,382 11,101 10,997 11,058 11,125 11,188 10,962

Footnotes
(1) The population figures are not adjusted for seasonal variation; therefore, identical numbers appear in the unadjusted and seasonally adjusted columns.

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: April 04, 2014