HOUSEHOLD DATA
HISTORICAL
A-2. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 16 years and over by sex, 2006 to date
[Numbers in thousands]
Sex, year,
and month
Civilian
noninsti-
tutional
population
Civilian labor force Not
in
labor
force
Number Percent
of
population
Employed Unemployed
Number Percent
of
population
Number Percent
of
labor
force

MEN

2006

110,605 81,255 73.5 77,502 70.1 3,753 4.6 29,350

2007

112,173 82,136 73.2 78,254 69.8 3,882 4.7 30,036

2008

113,113 82,520 73.0 77,486 68.5 5,033 6.1 30,593

2009

114,136 82,123 72.0 73,670 64.5 8,453 10.3 32,013

2010

115,174 81,985 71.2 73,359 63.7 8,626 10.5 33,189

2011

116,317 81,975 70.5 74,290 63.9 7,684 9.4 34,343

2012

117,343 82,327 70.2 75,555 64.4 6,771 8.2 35,017

2013

118,555 82,667 69.7 76,353 64.4 6,314 7.6 35,889

2014

119,748 82,882 69.2 77,692 64.9 5,190 6.3 36,865

2015

121,101 83,620 69.1 79,131 65.3 4,490 5.4 37,481

Monthly data, seasonally adjusted(1)

2015

May

120,927 83,820 69.3 79,168 65.5 4,652 5.5 37,107

June

121,032 83,460 69.0 79,006 65.3 4,455 5.3 37,572

July

121,139 83,557 69.0 79,183 65.4 4,375 5.2 37,582

August

121,250 83,487 68.9 79,211 65.3 4,276 5.1 37,763

September

121,365 83,430 68.7 79,148 65.2 4,282 5.1 37,935

October

121,474 83,505 68.7 79,225 65.2 4,279 5.1 37,969

November

121,577 83,503 68.7 79,182 65.1 4,321 5.2 38,074

December

121,671 83,876 68.9 79,546 65.4 4,330 5.2 37,795

2016

January

121,926 84,238 69.1 80,104 65.7 4,134 4.9 37,688

February

122,017 84,673 69.4 80,491 66.0 4,181 4.9 37,344

March

122,112 84,765 69.4 80,543 66.0 4,222 5.0 37,347

April

122,213 84,641 69.3 80,419 65.8 4,222 5.0 37,572

May

122,316 84,332 68.9 80,369 65.7 3,963 4.7 37,984

WOMEN

2006

118,210 70,173 59.4 66,925 56.6 3,247 4.6 48,037

2007

119,694 70,988 59.3 67,792 56.6 3,196 4.5 48,707

2008

120,675 71,767 59.5 67,876 56.2 3,891 5.4 48,908

2009

121,665 72,019 59.2 66,208 54.4 5,811 8.1 49,646

2010

122,656 71,904 58.6 65,705 53.6 6,199 8.6 50,752

2011

123,300 71,642 58.1 65,579 53.2 6,063 8.5 51,658

2012

125,941 72,648 57.7 66,914 53.1 5,734 7.9 53,293

2013

127,124 72,722 57.2 67,577 53.2 5,146 7.1 54,401

2014

128,199 73,039 57.0 68,613 53.5 4,426 6.1 55,159

2015

129,700 73,510 56.7 69,703 53.7 3,807 5.2 56,190

Monthly data, seasonally adjusted(1)

2015

May

129,528 73,547 56.8 69,580 53.7 3,967 5.4 55,981

June

129,631 73,524 56.7 69,716 53.8 3,808 5.2 56,108

July

129,737 73,558 56.7 69,683 53.7 3,875 5.3 56,179

August

129,846 73,574 56.7 69,833 53.8 3,742 5.1 56,272

September

129,960 73,437 56.5 69,794 53.7 3,643 5.0 56,523

October

130,067 73,591 56.6 69,971 53.8 3,620 4.9 56,476

November

130,170 73,865 56.7 70,262 54.0 3,603 4.9 56,305

December

130,265 73,957 56.8 70,383 54.0 3,574 4.8 56,308

2016

January

130,471 74,097 56.8 70,440 54.0 3,657 4.9 56,374

February

130,561 74,217 56.8 70,583 54.1 3,634 4.9 56,344

March

130,656 74,520 57.0 70,777 54.2 3,743 5.0 56,135

April

130,756 74,284 56.8 70,586 54.0 3,698 5.0 56,472

May

130,858 74,134 56.7 70,661 54.0 3,473 4.7 56,725

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

NOTE: Revisions to population controls and other changes can affect the comparability of labor force levels over time. In recent years, updated population controls have been introduced annually with the release of January data. Additional information is online at www.bls.gov/cps/documentation.htm#pop.

 

Last Modified Date: June 03, 2016