HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
QUARTERLY AVERAGES
E-1. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population by sex and age, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status,
sex, and age
2012 2013 2014 2015
2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

242,968 243,564 244,169 244,828 245,363 245,961 246,564 247,086 247,625 248,233 248,843 249,901 250,461

Civilian labor force

154,859 154,904 155,450 155,416 155,574 155,570 154,989 155,785 155,583 155,971 156,258 157,029 157,193

Participation rate

63.7 63.6 63.7 63.5 63.4 63.2 62.9 63.0 62.8 62.8 62.8 62.8 62.8

Employed

142,195 142,500 143,303 143,377 143,860 144,287 144,205 145,434 145,946 146,486 147,344 148,276 148,686

Employment-population ratio

58.5 58.5 58.7 58.6 58.6 58.7 58.5 58.9 58.9 59.0 59.2 59.3 59.4

Unemployed

12,664 12,404 12,146 12,039 11,714 11,283 10,784 10,350 9,637 9,484 8,914 8,753 8,507

Unemployment rate

8.2 8.0 7.8 7.7 7.5 7.3 7.0 6.6 6.2 6.1 5.7 5.6 5.4

Not in labor force

88,110 88,660 88,719 89,413 89,789 90,391 91,575 91,301 92,042 92,262 92,584 92,872 93,269

Persons who currently want a job

6,415 6,776 6,721 6,707 6,528 6,307 5,981 6,192 6,257 6,341 6,515 6,422 6,131

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

117,178 117,491 117,808 118,118 118,393 118,700 119,010 119,306 119,583 119,895 120,207 120,648 120,930

Civilian labor force

82,284 82,289 82,589 82,765 82,783 82,711 82,392 82,745 82,674 83,003 83,040 83,746 83,729

Participation rate

70.2 70.0 70.1 70.1 69.9 69.7 69.2 69.4 69.1 69.2 69.1 69.4 69.2

Employed

75,408 75,538 76,041 76,284 76,333 76,358 76,447 77,121 77,446 77,940 78,257 78,963 79,142

Employment-population ratio

64.4 64.3 64.5 64.6 64.5 64.3 64.2 64.6 64.8 65.0 65.1 65.4 65.4

Unemployed

6,876 6,751 6,548 6,481 6,450 6,353 5,945 5,624 5,228 5,063 4,784 4,783 4,588

Unemployment rate

8.4 8.2 7.9 7.8 7.8 7.7 7.2 6.8 6.3 6.1 5.8 5.7 5.5

Not in labor force

34,894 35,203 35,218 35,352 35,610 35,989 36,618 36,561 36,909 36,891 37,166 36,902 37,201

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

108,504 108,850 109,203 109,541 109,839 110,172 110,514 110,838 111,128 111,453 111,777 112,210 112,501

Civilian labor force

79,291 79,332 79,670 79,857 79,836 79,754 79,530 79,969 79,910 80,182 80,108 80,796 80,826

Participation rate

73.1 72.9 73.0 72.9 72.7 72.4 72.0 72.1 71.9 71.9 71.7 72.0 71.8

Employed

73,210 73,382 73,910 74,150 74,171 74,146 74,252 75,003 75,275 75,729 75,877 76,579 76,807

Employment-population ratio

67.5 67.4 67.7 67.7 67.5 67.3 67.2 67.7 67.7 67.9 67.9 68.2 68.3

Unemployed

6,081 5,950 5,760 5,706 5,665 5,608 5,279 4,966 4,634 4,453 4,231 4,217 4,019

Unemployment rate

7.7 7.5 7.2 7.1 7.1 7.0 6.6 6.2 5.8 5.6 5.3 5.2 5.0

Not in labor force

29,212 29,518 29,534 29,685 30,003 30,418 30,984 30,869 31,218 31,271 31,669 31,414 31,675

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

125,790 126,073 126,361 126,711 126,970 127,261 127,554 127,780 128,042 128,338 128,636 129,253 129,531

Civilian labor force

72,575 72,615 72,860 72,650 72,792 72,858 72,597 73,039 72,909 72,967 73,218 73,283 73,464

Participation rate

57.7 57.6 57.7 57.3 57.3 57.3 56.9 57.2 56.9 56.9 56.9 56.7 56.7

Employed

66,787 66,962 67,262 67,093 67,527 67,929 67,758 68,313 68,500 68,546 69,088 69,313 69,544

Employment-population ratio

53.1 53.1 53.2 52.9 53.2 53.4 53.1 53.5 53.5 53.4 53.7 53.6 53.7

Unemployed

5,788 5,653 5,598 5,557 5,265 4,930 4,839 4,726 4,409 4,421 4,130 3,970 3,919

Unemployment rate

8.0 7.8 7.7 7.6 7.2 6.8 6.7 6.5 6.0 6.1 5.6 5.4 5.3

Not in labor force

53,215 53,457 53,501 54,060 54,178 54,402 54,957 54,740 55,133 55,371 55,418 55,970 56,068

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

117,449 117,759 118,076 118,434 118,708 119,019 119,340 119,583 119,853 120,157 120,464 121,061 121,344

Civilian labor force

69,729 69,739 69,959 69,715 69,924 70,016 69,789 70,244 70,071 70,163 70,355 70,419 70,605

Participation rate

59.4 59.2 59.2 58.9 58.9 58.8 58.5 58.7 58.5 58.4 58.4 58.2 58.2

Employed

64,557 64,676 64,968 64,807 65,261 65,633 65,484 66,030 66,169 66,243 66,695 66,920 67,136

Employment-population ratio

55.0 54.9 55.0 54.7 55.0 55.1 54.9 55.2 55.2 55.1 55.4 55.3 55.3

Unemployed

5,172 5,063 4,991 4,907 4,662 4,383 4,305 4,213 3,902 3,920 3,660 3,500 3,469

Unemployment rate

7.4 7.3 7.1 7.0 6.7 6.3 6.2 6.0 5.6 5.6 5.2 5.0 4.9

Not in labor force

47,720 48,020 48,117 48,719 48,784 49,003 49,551 49,340 49,782 49,994 50,109 50,641 50,739

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

17,015 16,955 16,889 16,854 16,816 16,770 16,710 16,664 16,644 16,622 16,602 16,630 16,616

Civilian labor force

5,839 5,833 5,821 5,844 5,814 5,799 5,670 5,572 5,602 5,625 5,796 5,814 5,761

Participation rate

34.3 34.4 34.5 34.7 34.6 34.6 33.9 33.4 33.7 33.8 34.9 35.0 34.7

Employed

4,428 4,442 4,425 4,419 4,428 4,507 4,469 4,401 4,502 4,514 4,773 4,778 4,743

Employment-population ratio

26.0 26.2 26.2 26.2 26.3 26.9 26.7 26.4 27.0 27.2 28.7 28.7 28.5

Unemployed

1,410 1,391 1,396 1,425 1,386 1,292 1,200 1,171 1,100 1,111 1,023 1,037 1,018

Unemployment rate

24.2 23.8 24.0 24.4 23.8 22.3 21.2 21.0 19.6 19.8 17.7 17.8 17.7

Not in labor force

11,177 11,122 11,068 11,009 11,002 10,971 11,041 11,093 11,042 10,997 10,806 10,816 10,854

Footnotes
(1) The population figures are not adjusted for seasonal variation.

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

 

Last Modified Date: July 02, 2015