Table A-5. Employment status of the civilian population 18 years and over by veteran status, period of service, and sex, not seasonally adjusted

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Table A-5. Employment status of the civilian population 18 years and over by veteran status, period of service, and sex, not seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status, veteran status, and period of service Total Men Women
June
2015
June
2016
June
2015
June
2016
June
2015
June
2016

VETERANS, 18 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

21,224 20,907 19,227 18,893 1,997 2,014

Civilian labor force

10,541 10,508 9,407 9,314 1,133 1,194

Participation rate

49.7 50.3 48.9 49.3 56.8 59.3

Employed

10,082 10,066 9,025 8,932 1,057 1,134

Employment-population ratio

47.5 48.1 46.9 47.3 52.9 56.3

Unemployed

459 442 382 382 77 60

Unemployment rate

4.4 4.2 4.1 4.1 6.8 5.0

Not in labor force

10,683 10,399 9,820 9,579 864 820

Gulf War-era II veterans

Civilian noninstitutional population

3,576 3,877 2,951 3,154 626 723

Civilian labor force

2,796 3,103 2,409 2,602 387 501

Participation rate

78.2 80.1 81.6 82.5 61.9 69.4

Employed

2,645 2,966 2,302 2,493 343 474

Employment-population ratio

74.0 76.5 78.0 79.0 54.8 65.5

Unemployed

151 137 107 109 44 28

Unemployment rate

5.4 4.4 4.5 4.2 11.4 5.5

Not in labor force

780 773 542 552 238 221

Gulf War-era I veterans

Civilian noninstitutional population

3,449 3,364 2,911 2,890 537 474

Civilian labor force

2,746 2,704 2,373 2,354 373 350

Participation rate

79.6 80.4 81.5 81.5 69.4 73.7

Employed

2,630 2,596 2,278 2,263 352 333

Employment-population ratio

76.3 77.2 78.3 78.3 65.4 70.2

Unemployed

116 108 95 91 22 16

Unemployment rate

4.2 4.0 4.0 3.9 5.8 4.7

Not in labor force

702 661 538 536 164 125

World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans

Civilian noninstitutional population

8,920 8,507 8,603 8,202 317 305

Civilian labor force

2,348 2,117 2,261 2,035 87 82

Participation rate

26.3 24.9 26.3 24.8 27.5 26.9

Employed

2,250 2,022 2,164 1,947 86 76

Employment-population ratio

25.2 23.8 25.2 23.7 27.0 24.8

Unemployed

98 94 96 88 1 6

Unemployment rate

4.2 4.5 4.3 4.3 1.7 7.7

Not in labor force

6,572 6,390 6,342 6,167 230 223

Veterans of other service periods

Civilian noninstitutional population

5,279 5,159 4,762 4,647 517 512

Civilian labor force

2,650 2,584 2,364 2,323 286 261

Participation rate

50.2 50.1 49.7 50.0 55.3 50.9

Employed

2,557 2,481 2,280 2,230 277 251

Employment-population ratio

48.4 48.1 47.9 48.0 53.5 49.0

Unemployed

93 103 84 93 9 10

Unemployment rate

3.5 4.0 3.6 4.0 3.3 3.7

Not in labor force

2,629 2,575 2,398 2,324 231 251

NONVETERANS, 18 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

220,583 223,458 97,257 98,962 123,326 124,495

Civilian labor force

145,295 146,933 73,791 75,090 71,505 71,843

Participation rate

65.9 65.8 75.9 75.9 58.0 57.7

Employed

137,702 139,829 69,934 71,527 67,768 68,302

Employment-population ratio

62.4 62.6 71.9 72.3 54.9 54.9

Unemployed

7,594 7,104 3,857 3,563 3,737 3,541

Unemployment rate

5.2 4.8 5.2 4.7 5.2 4.9

Not in labor force

75,288 76,524 23,466 23,872 51,822 52,652

NOTE: Veterans served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces and were not on active duty at the time of the survey. Nonveterans never served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces. Veterans could have served anywhere in the world during these periods of service: Gulf War era II (September 2001-present), Gulf War era I (August 1990-August 2001), Vietnam era (August 1964-April 1975), Korean War (July 1950-January 1955), World War II (December 1941-December 1946), and other service periods (all other time periods). Veterans who served in more than one wartime period are classified only in the most recent one. Veterans who served during one of the selected wartime periods and another period are classified only in the wartime period.

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