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)
June
2015
May
2016
June
2016
June
2015
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016
May
2016
June
2016

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

250,663 253,174 253,397 250,663 252,577 252,768 252,969 253,174 253,397

Civilian labor force

158,283 158,800 160,135 156,984 158,890 159,286 158,924 158,466 158,880

Participation rate

63.1 62.7 63.2 62.6 62.9 63.0 62.8 62.6 62.7

Employed

149,645 151,594 151,990 148,722 151,074 151,320 151,004 151,030 151,097

Employment-population ratio

59.7 59.9 60.0 59.3 59.8 59.9 59.7 59.7 59.6

Unemployed

8,638 7,207 8,144 8,262 7,815 7,966 7,920 7,436 7,783

Unemployment rate

5.5 4.5 5.1 5.3 4.9 5.0 5.0 4.7 4.9

Not in labor force

92,380 94,374 93,262 93,679 93,688 93,482 94,044 94,708 94,517

Persons who currently want a job

6,561 6,449 6,101 6,057 5,870 5,712 5,793 5,923 5,692

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

121,032 122,316 122,427 121,032 122,017 122,112 122,213 122,316 122,427

Civilian labor force

84,461 84,524 85,790 83,460 84,673 84,765 84,641 84,332 84,766

Participation rate

69.8 69.1 70.1 69.0 69.4 69.4 69.3 68.9 69.2

Employed

79,902 80,673 81,514 79,006 80,491 80,543 80,419 80,369 80,596

Employment-population ratio

66.0 66.0 66.6 65.3 66.0 66.0 65.8 65.7 65.8

Unemployed

4,560 3,851 4,275 4,455 4,181 4,222 4,222 3,963 4,169

Unemployment rate

5.4 4.6 5.0 5.3 4.9 5.0 5.0 4.7 4.9

Not in labor force

36,571 37,792 36,638 37,572 37,344 37,347 37,572 37,984 37,662

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

112,605 113,844 113,951 112,605 113,566 113,653 113,746 113,844 113,951

Civilian labor force

81,074 81,637 82,209 80,651 81,667 81,815 81,748 81,407 81,788

Participation rate

72.0 71.7 72.1 71.6 71.9 72.0 71.9 71.5 71.8

Employed

77,315 78,241 78,673 76,762 77,991 78,096 77,999 77,917 78,127

Employment-population ratio

68.7 68.7 69.0 68.2 68.7 68.7 68.6 68.4 68.6

Unemployed

3,759 3,396 3,536 3,890 3,677 3,719 3,749 3,490 3,661

Unemployment rate

4.6 4.2 4.3 4.8 4.5 4.5 4.6 4.3 4.5

Not in labor force

31,532 32,208 31,742 31,954 31,898 31,838 31,998 32,437 32,163

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

129,631 130,858 130,969 129,631 130,561 130,656 130,756 130,858 130,969

Civilian labor force

73,822 74,276 74,345 73,524 74,217 74,520 74,284 74,134 74,115

Participation rate

56.9 56.8 56.8 56.7 56.8 57.0 56.8 56.7 56.6

Employed

69,744 70,921 70,476 69,716 70,583 70,777 70,586 70,661 70,501

Employment-population ratio

53.8 54.2 53.8 53.8 54.1 54.2 54.0 54.0 53.8

Unemployed

4,078 3,356 3,869 3,808 3,634 3,743 3,698 3,473 3,614

Unemployment rate

5.5 4.5 5.2 5.2 4.9 5.0 5.0 4.7 4.9

Not in labor force

55,809 56,582 56,625 56,108 56,344 56,135 56,472 56,725 56,855

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

121,445 122,622 122,728 121,445 122,345 122,433 122,524 122,622 122,728

Civilian labor force

70,436 71,366 71,057 70,657 71,313 71,610 71,302 71,218 71,303

Participation rate

58.0 58.2 57.9 58.2 58.3 58.5 58.2 58.1 58.1

Employed

67,003 68,496 67,769 67,302 68,094 68,293 68,072 68,209 68,107

Employment-population ratio

55.2 55.9 55.2 55.4 55.7 55.8 55.6 55.6 55.5

Unemployed

3,433 2,870 3,288 3,355 3,219 3,317 3,230 3,009 3,196

Unemployment rate

4.9 4.0 4.6 4.7 4.5 4.6 4.5 4.2 4.5

Not in labor force

51,009 51,256 51,671 50,789 51,032 50,823 51,223 51,404 51,425

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

16,613 16,708 16,718 16,613 16,666 16,682 16,699 16,708 16,718

Civilian labor force

6,773 5,797 6,868 5,676 5,909 5,860 5,875 5,841 5,789

Participation rate

40.8 34.7 41.1 34.2 35.5 35.1 35.2 35.0 34.6

Employed

5,327 4,857 5,548 4,659 4,990 4,931 4,934 4,904 4,864

Employment-population ratio

32.1 29.1 33.2 28.0 29.9 29.6 29.5 29.4 29.1

Unemployed

1,446 940 1,320 1,018 920 929 941 937 926

Unemployment rate

21.4 16.2 19.2 17.9 15.6 15.9 16.0 16.0 16.0

Not in labor force

9,840 10,911 9,849 10,937 10,757 10,822 10,824 10,867 10,928

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: July 08, 2016