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
2014
June
2015
June
2014
June
2015
June
2014
June
2015

VETERANS, 18 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

21,181 21,224 18,930 19,227 2,251 1,997

Civilian labor force

10,621 10,541 9,245 9,407 1,377 1,133

Participation rate

50.1 49.7 48.8 48.9 61.2 56.8

Employed

10,043 10,082 8,771 9,025 1,273 1,057

Employment-population ratio

47.4 47.5 46.3 46.9 56.5 52.9

Unemployed

578 459 474 382 104 77

Unemployment rate

5.4 4.4 5.1 4.1 7.5 6.8

Not in labor force

10,560 10,683 9,685 9,820 874 864

Gulf War-era II veterans

Civilian noninstitutional population

3,093 3,576 2,461 2,951 632 626

Civilian labor force

2,492 2,796 2,061 2,409 432 387

Participation rate

80.6 78.2 83.7 81.6 68.3 61.9

Employed

2,317 2,645 1,930 2,302 387 343

Employment-population ratio

74.9 74.0 78.4 78.0 61.2 54.8

Unemployed

175 151 131 107 44 44

Unemployment rate

7.0 5.4 6.3 4.5 10.3 11.4

Not in labor force

601 780 400 542 201 238

Gulf War-era I veterans

Civilian noninstitutional population

3,380 3,449 2,712 2,911 668 537

Civilian labor force

2,797 2,746 2,280 2,373 518 373

Participation rate

82.8 79.6 84.1 81.5 77.6 69.4

Employed

2,670 2,630 2,192 2,278 478 352

Employment-population ratio

79.0 76.3 80.8 78.3 71.5 65.4

Unemployed

127 116 87 95 40 22

Unemployment rate

4.6 4.2 3.8 4.0 7.8 5.8

Not in labor force

582 702 432 538 150 164

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

Civilian noninstitutional population

9,399 8,920 9,046 8,603 353 317

Civilian labor force

2,623 2,348 2,519 2,261 104 87

Participation rate

27.9 26.3 27.8 26.3 29.4 27.5

Employed

2,489 2,250 2,397 2,164 92 86

Employment-population ratio

26.5 25.2 26.5 25.2 26.2 27.0

Unemployed

133 98 122 96 11 1

Unemployment rate

5.1 4.2 4.8 4.3 10.9 1.7

Not in labor force

6,776 6,572 6,527 6,342 249 230

Veterans of other service periods

Civilian noninstitutional population

5,309 5,279 4,711 4,762 598 517

Civilian labor force

2,709 2,650 2,386 2,364 323 286

Participation rate

51.0 50.2 50.6 49.7 54.1 55.3

Employed

2,567 2,557 2,252 2,280 315 277

Employment-population ratio

48.4 48.4 47.8 47.9 52.7 53.5

Unemployed

142 93 134 84 8 9

Unemployment rate

5.2 3.5 5.6 3.6 2.4 3.3

Not in labor force

2,600 2,629 2,325 2,398 275 231

NONVETERANS, 18 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

217,844 220,583 96,293 97,257 121,550 123,326

Civilian labor force

144,013 145,295 73,460 73,791 70,553 71,505

Participation rate

66.1 65.9 76.3 75.9 58.0 58.0

Employed

135,399 137,702 69,006 69,934 66,393 67,768

Employment-population ratio

62.2 62.4 71.7 71.9 54.6 54.9

Unemployed

8,614 7,594 4,453 3,857 4,161 3,737

Unemployment rate

6.0 5.2 6.1 5.2 5.9 5.2

Not in labor force

73,831 75,288 22,834 23,466 50,997 51,822

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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