HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-3. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population by sex and age, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status,
sex, and age
2015 2016
May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

250,455 250,663 250,876 251,096 251,325 251,541 251,747 251,936 252,397 252,577 252,768 252,969 253,174

Civilian labor force

157,367 156,984 157,115 157,061 156,867 157,096 157,367 157,833 158,335 158,890 159,286 158,924 158,466

Participation rate

62.8 62.6 62.6 62.6 62.4 62.5 62.5 62.6 62.7 62.9 63.0 62.8 62.6

Employed

148,748 148,722 148,866 149,043 148,942 149,197 149,444 149,929 150,544 151,074 151,320 151,004 151,030

Employment-population ratio

59.4 59.3 59.3 59.4 59.3 59.3 59.4 59.5 59.6 59.8 59.9 59.7 59.7

Unemployed

8,619 8,262 8,249 8,018 7,925 7,899 7,924 7,904 7,791 7,815 7,966 7,920 7,436

Unemployment rate

5.5 5.3 5.3 5.1 5.1 5.0 5.0 5.0 4.9 4.9 5.0 5.0 4.7

Not in labor force

93,089 93,679 93,761 94,035 94,458 94,446 94,380 94,103 94,062 93,688 93,482 94,044 94,708

Persons who currently want a job

6,047 6,057 6,104 5,918 5,944 6,039 5,637 5,886 5,973 5,870 5,712 5,793 5,923


Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

120,927 121,032 121,139 121,250 121,365 121,474 121,577 121,671 121,926 122,017 122,112 122,213 122,316

Civilian labor force

83,820 83,460 83,557 83,487 83,430 83,505 83,503 83,876 84,238 84,673 84,765 84,641 84,332

Participation rate

69.3 69.0 69.0 68.9 68.7 68.7 68.7 68.9 69.1 69.4 69.4 69.3 68.9

Employed

79,168 79,006 79,183 79,211 79,148 79,225 79,182 79,546 80,104 80,491 80,543 80,419 80,369

Employment-population ratio

65.5 65.3 65.4 65.3 65.2 65.2 65.1 65.4 65.7 66.0 66.0 65.8 65.7

Unemployed

4,652 4,455 4,375 4,276 4,282 4,279 4,321 4,330 4,134 4,181 4,222 4,222 3,963

Unemployment rate

5.5 5.3 5.2 5.1 5.1 5.1 5.2 5.2 4.9 4.9 5.0 5.0 4.7

Not in labor force

37,107 37,572 37,582 37,763 37,935 37,969 38,074 37,795 37,688 37,344 37,347 37,572 37,984


Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

112,498 112,605 112,714 112,825 112,940 113,049 113,149 113,241 113,483 113,566 113,653 113,746 113,844

Civilian labor force

80,855 80,651 80,752 80,642 80,578 80,660 80,623 80,927 81,333 81,667 81,815 81,748 81,407

Participation rate

71.9 71.6 71.6 71.5 71.3 71.3 71.3 71.5 71.7 71.9 72.0 71.9 71.5

Employed

76,807 76,762 76,871 76,865 76,775 76,857 76,823 77,119 77,704 77,991 78,096 77,999 77,917

Employment-population ratio

68.3 68.2 68.2 68.1 68.0 68.0 67.9 68.1 68.5 68.7 68.7 68.6 68.4

Unemployed

4,048 3,890 3,880 3,776 3,803 3,803 3,800 3,808 3,629 3,677 3,719 3,749 3,490

Unemployment rate

5.0 4.8 4.8 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.6 4.3

Not in labor force

31,644 31,954 31,963 32,184 32,363 32,389 32,526 32,314 32,151 31,898 31,838 31,998 32,437


Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

129,528 129,631 129,737 129,846 129,960 130,067 130,170 130,265 130,471 130,561 130,656 130,756 130,858

Civilian labor force

73,547 73,524 73,558 73,574 73,437 73,591 73,865 73,957 74,097 74,217 74,520 74,284 74,134

Participation rate

56.8 56.7 56.7 56.7 56.5 56.6 56.7 56.8 56.8 56.8 57.0 56.8 56.7

Employed

69,580 69,716 69,683 69,833 69,794 69,971 70,262 70,383 70,440 70,583 70,777 70,586 70,661

Employment-population ratio

53.7 53.8 53.7 53.8 53.7 53.8 54.0 54.0 54.0 54.1 54.2 54.0 54.0

Unemployed

3,967 3,808 3,875 3,742 3,643 3,620 3,603 3,574 3,657 3,634 3,743 3,698 3,473

Unemployment rate

5.4 5.2 5.3 5.1 5.0 4.9 4.9 4.8 4.9 4.9 5.0 5.0 4.7

Not in labor force

55,981 56,108 56,179 56,272 56,523 56,476 56,305 56,308 56,374 56,344 56,135 56,472 56,725


Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

121,342 121,445 121,551 121,660 121,773 121,880 121,979 122,071 122,263 122,345 122,433 122,524 122,622

Civilian labor force

70,712 70,657 70,783 70,805 70,679 70,833 71,139 71,069 71,171 71,313 71,610 71,302 71,218

Participation rate

58.3 58.2 58.2 58.2 58.0 58.1 58.3 58.2 58.2 58.3 58.5 58.2 58.1

Employed

67,175 67,302 67,323 67,504 67,465 67,624 67,891 67,911 67,940 68,094 68,293 68,072 68,209

Employment-population ratio

55.4 55.4 55.4 55.5 55.4 55.5 55.7 55.6 55.6 55.7 55.8 55.6 55.6

Unemployed

3,538 3,355 3,460 3,301 3,214 3,209 3,249 3,157 3,231 3,219 3,317 3,230 3,009

Unemployment rate

5.0 4.7 4.9 4.7 4.5 4.5 4.6 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.6 4.5 4.2

Not in labor force

50,629 50,789 50,769 50,855 51,094 51,047 50,840 51,002 51,092 51,032 50,823 51,223 51,404


Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

16,615 16,613 16,611 16,611 16,612 16,612 16,619 16,624 16,651 16,666 16,682 16,699 16,708

Civilian labor force

5,800 5,676 5,581 5,615 5,610 5,603 5,605 5,837 5,832 5,909 5,860 5,875 5,841

Participation rate

34.9 34.2 33.6 33.8 33.8 33.7 33.7 35.1 35.0 35.5 35.1 35.2 35.0

Employed

4,766 4,659 4,672 4,674 4,702 4,715 4,729 4,899 4,901 4,990 4,931 4,934 4,904

Employment-population ratio

28.7 28.0 28.1 28.1 28.3 28.4 28.5 29.5 29.4 29.9 29.6 29.5 29.4

Unemployed

1,033 1,018 909 941 908 887 875 938 931 920 929 941 937

Unemployment rate

17.8 17.9 16.3 16.8 16.2 15.8 15.6 16.1 16.0 15.6 15.9 16.0 16.0

Not in labor force

10,815 10,937 11,030 10,996 11,002 11,010 11,014 10,787 10,819 10,757 10,822 10,824 10,867

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: June 03, 2016