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
2014 2015
July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

248,023 248,229 248,446 248,657 248,844 249,027 249,723 249,899 250,080 250,266 250,455 250,663 250,876

Civilian labor force

156,048 156,018 155,845 156,243 156,402 156,129 157,180 157,002 156,906 157,072 157,469 157,037 157,106

Participation rate

62.9 62.9 62.7 62.8 62.9 62.7 62.9 62.8 62.7 62.8 62.9 62.6 62.6

Employed

146,401 146,451 146,607 147,260 147,331 147,442 148,201 148,297 148,331 148,523 148,795 148,739 148,840

Employment-population ratio

59.0 59.0 59.0 59.2 59.2 59.2 59.3 59.3 59.3 59.3 59.4 59.3 59.3

Unemployed

9,648 9,568 9,237 8,983 9,071 8,688 8,979 8,705 8,575 8,549 8,674 8,299 8,266

Unemployment rate

6.2 6.1 5.9 5.7 5.8 5.6 5.7 5.5 5.5 5.4 5.5 5.3 5.3

Not in labor force

91,975 92,210 92,601 92,414 92,442 92,898 92,544 92,898 93,175 93,194 92,986 93,626 93,770

Persons who currently want a job

6,305 6,334 6,385 6,545 6,556 6,445 6,358 6,538 6,369 6,258 6,058 6,076 6,135


Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

119,788 119,893 120,004 120,112 120,208 120,301 120,559 120,647 120,738 120,831 120,927 121,032 121,139

Civilian labor force

83,017 83,010 82,983 82,950 82,961 83,210 83,771 83,772 83,694 83,805 83,892 83,490 83,578

Participation rate

69.3 69.2 69.2 69.1 69.0 69.2 69.5 69.4 69.3 69.4 69.4 69.0 69.0

Employed

77,854 77,873 78,094 78,286 78,084 78,400 78,869 79,006 79,014 79,203 79,201 79,020 79,202

Employment-population ratio

65.0 65.0 65.1 65.2 65.0 65.2 65.4 65.5 65.4 65.5 65.5 65.3 65.4

Unemployed

5,163 5,136 4,890 4,664 4,877 4,810 4,903 4,766 4,680 4,602 4,691 4,471 4,376

Unemployment rate

6.2 6.2 5.9 5.6 5.9 5.8 5.9 5.7 5.6 5.5 5.6 5.4 5.2

Not in labor force

36,771 36,883 37,021 37,161 37,247 37,091 36,787 36,875 37,044 37,026 37,035 37,541 37,562


Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

111,342 111,451 111,567 111,679 111,778 111,875 112,117 112,209 112,304 112,400 112,498 112,605 112,714

Civilian labor force

80,174 80,210 80,163 80,023 80,029 80,271 80,804 80,831 80,752 80,884 80,915 80,680 80,790

Participation rate

72.0 72.0 71.9 71.7 71.6 71.8 72.1 72.0 71.9 72.0 71.9 71.6 71.7

Employed

75,631 75,668 75,889 75,928 75,675 76,026 76,496 76,588 76,653 76,805 76,833 76,783 76,903

Employment-population ratio

67.9 67.9 68.0 68.0 67.7 68.0 68.2 68.3 68.3 68.3 68.3 68.2 68.2

Unemployed

4,543 4,543 4,273 4,094 4,354 4,245 4,308 4,243 4,099 4,079 4,082 3,897 3,887

Unemployment rate

5.7 5.7 5.3 5.1 5.4 5.3 5.3 5.2 5.1 5.0 5.0 4.8 4.8

Not in labor force

31,168 31,241 31,404 31,656 31,749 31,603 31,313 31,379 31,552 31,516 31,583 31,925 31,924


Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

128,236 128,336 128,442 128,545 128,637 128,726 129,165 129,252 129,342 129,434 129,528 129,631 129,737

Civilian labor force

73,031 73,008 72,862 73,293 73,442 72,919 73,408 73,230 73,211 73,267 73,577 73,547 73,528

Participation rate

57.0 56.9 56.7 57.0 57.1 56.6 56.8 56.7 56.6 56.6 56.8 56.7 56.7

Employed

68,547 68,577 68,514 68,974 69,247 69,042 69,332 69,291 69,317 69,320 69,594 69,719 69,638

Employment-population ratio

53.5 53.4 53.3 53.7 53.8 53.6 53.7 53.6 53.6 53.6 53.7 53.8 53.7

Unemployed

4,485 4,431 4,348 4,318 4,195 3,878 4,076 3,939 3,894 3,947 3,983 3,828 3,891

Unemployment rate

6.1 6.1 6.0 5.9 5.7 5.3 5.6 5.4 5.3 5.4 5.4 5.2 5.3

Not in labor force

55,204 55,327 55,581 55,253 55,195 55,807 55,756 56,023 56,131 56,167 55,951 56,085 56,209


Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

120,052 120,156 120,265 120,370 120,465 120,557 120,970 121,060 121,152 121,246 121,342 121,445 121,551

Civilian labor force

70,222 70,230 70,037 70,354 70,599 70,111 70,558 70,370 70,330 70,419 70,731 70,665 70,745

Participation rate

58.5 58.4 58.2 58.4 58.6 58.2 58.3 58.1 58.1 58.1 58.3 58.2 58.2

Employed

66,250 66,289 66,192 66,560 66,894 66,632 66,983 66,901 66,874 66,935 67,178 67,294 67,271

Employment-population ratio

55.2 55.2 55.0 55.3 55.5 55.3 55.4 55.3 55.2 55.2 55.4 55.4 55.3

Unemployed

3,972 3,942 3,845 3,794 3,705 3,479 3,575 3,469 3,455 3,483 3,553 3,372 3,474

Unemployment rate

5.7 5.6 5.5 5.4 5.2 5.0 5.1 4.9 4.9 4.9 5.0 4.8 4.9

Not in labor force

49,830 49,925 50,228 50,016 49,866 50,446 50,412 50,690 50,823 50,828 50,611 50,780 50,806


Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

16,629 16,622 16,615 16,608 16,602 16,595 16,636 16,630 16,624 16,619 16,615 16,613 16,611

Civilian labor force

5,652 5,578 5,645 5,866 5,775 5,747 5,817 5,801 5,824 5,769 5,823 5,691 5,570

Participation rate

34.0 33.6 34.0 35.3 34.8 34.6 35.0 34.9 35.0 34.7 35.0 34.3 33.5

Employed

4,520 4,495 4,527 4,772 4,762 4,784 4,722 4,808 4,804 4,784 4,784 4,662 4,666

Employment-population ratio

27.2 27.0 27.2 28.7 28.7 28.8 28.4 28.9 28.9 28.8 28.8 28.1 28.1

Unemployed

1,132 1,083 1,119 1,094 1,013 963 1,096 993 1,021 986 1,039 1,029 904

Unemployment rate

20.0 19.4 19.8 18.7 17.5 16.8 18.8 17.1 17.5 17.1 17.9 18.1 16.2

Not in labor force

10,977 11,044 10,970 10,742 10,827 10,849 10,819 10,829 10,800 10,849 10,792 10,922 11,040

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: August 07, 2015