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
2013 2014
Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug.

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

245,959 246,168 246,381 246,567 246,745 246,915 247,085 247,258 247,439 247,622 247,814 248,023 248,229

Civilian labor force

155,435 155,473 154,625 155,284 154,937 155,460 155,724 156,227 155,421 155,613 155,694 156,023 155,959

Participation rate

63.2 63.2 62.8 63.0 62.8 63.0 63.0 63.2 62.8 62.8 62.8 62.9 62.8

Employed

144,179 144,270 143,485 144,443 144,586 145,224 145,266 145,742 145,669 145,814 146,221 146,352 146,368

Employment-population ratio

58.6 58.6 58.2 58.6 58.6 58.8 58.8 58.9 58.9 58.9 59.0 59.0 59.0

Unemployed

11,256 11,203 11,140 10,841 10,351 10,236 10,459 10,486 9,753 9,799 9,474 9,671 9,591

Unemployment rate

7.2 7.2 7.2 7.0 6.7 6.6 6.7 6.7 6.3 6.3 6.1 6.2 6.1

Not in labor force

90,524 90,695 91,756 91,283 91,808 91,455 91,361 91,030 92,018 92,009 92,120 92,001 92,269

Persons who currently want a job

6,241 6,118 6,100 5,779 6,111 6,348 6,060 6,146 6,146 6,438 6,115 6,259 6,304


Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

118,700 118,807 118,916 119,011 119,103 119,218 119,306 119,395 119,488 119,582 119,680 119,788 119,893

Civilian labor force

82,499 82,806 82,186 82,554 82,323 82,662 82,597 83,052 82,586 82,590 82,860 83,043 82,968

Participation rate

69.5 69.7 69.1 69.4 69.1 69.3 69.2 69.6 69.1 69.1 69.2 69.3 69.2

Employed

76,182 76,464 76,014 76,560 76,723 77,060 76,808 77,416 77,292 77,310 77,653 77,866 77,843

Employment-population ratio

64.2 64.4 63.9 64.3 64.4 64.6 64.4 64.8 64.7 64.7 64.9 65.0 64.9

Unemployed

6,317 6,342 6,171 5,993 5,599 5,602 5,789 5,636 5,294 5,280 5,207 5,177 5,125

Unemployment rate

7.7 7.7 7.5 7.3 6.8 6.8 7.0 6.8 6.4 6.4 6.3 6.2 6.2

Not in labor force

36,201 36,000 36,730 36,458 36,780 36,556 36,709 36,343 36,902 36,992 36,821 36,744 36,924


Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

110,172 110,292 110,414 110,515 110,613 110,746 110,838 110,930 111,027 111,126 111,230 111,342 111,451

Civilian labor force

79,610 79,757 79,267 79,700 79,464 79,892 79,917 80,171 79,851 79,830 80,068 80,208 80,196

Participation rate

72.3 72.3 71.8 72.1 71.8 72.1 72.1 72.3 71.9 71.8 72.0 72.0 72.0

Employed

74,015 74,151 73,808 74,373 74,467 74,916 74,780 75,230 75,134 75,127 75,510 75,654 75,664

Employment-population ratio

67.2 67.2 66.8 67.3 67.3 67.6 67.5 67.8 67.7 67.6 67.9 67.9 67.9

Unemployed

5,595 5,605 5,459 5,328 4,997 4,975 5,137 4,941 4,718 4,703 4,558 4,554 4,531

Unemployment rate

7.0 7.0 6.9 6.7 6.3 6.2 6.4 6.2 5.9 5.9 5.7 5.7 5.7

Not in labor force

30,562 30,536 31,147 30,815 31,149 30,855 30,921 30,760 31,176 31,296 31,162 31,133 31,256


Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

127,260 127,361 127,465 127,555 127,642 127,696 127,779 127,863 127,951 128,040 128,133 128,236 128,336

Civilian labor force

72,937 72,667 72,439 72,730 72,614 72,797 73,128 73,175 72,835 73,023 72,835 72,979 72,991

Participation rate

57.3 57.1 56.8 57.0 56.9 57.0 57.2 57.2 56.9 57.0 56.8 56.9 56.9

Employed

67,997 67,806 67,471 67,882 67,862 68,163 68,458 68,325 68,376 68,504 68,568 68,486 68,525

Employment-population ratio

53.4 53.2 52.9 53.2 53.2 53.4 53.6 53.4 53.4 53.5 53.5 53.4 53.4

Unemployed

4,939 4,862 4,969 4,848 4,752 4,634 4,670 4,850 4,459 4,519 4,267 4,494 4,466

Unemployment rate

6.8 6.7 6.9 6.7 6.5 6.4 6.4 6.6 6.1 6.2 5.9 6.2 6.1

Not in labor force

54,323 54,694 55,026 54,825 55,028 54,899 54,652 54,688 55,116 55,017 55,299 55,256 55,345


Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

119,018 119,131 119,246 119,341 119,433 119,497 119,583 119,669 119,760 119,852 119,948 120,052 120,156

Civilian labor force

70,115 69,898 69,652 69,871 69,831 70,023 70,331 70,361 70,037 70,153 69,987 70,177 70,222

Participation rate

58.9 58.7 58.4 58.5 58.5 58.6 58.8 58.8 58.5 58.5 58.3 58.5 58.4

Employed

65,743 65,539 65,229 65,547 65,617 65,909 66,183 66,008 66,057 66,137 66,254 66,197 66,247

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

4,372 4,359 4,423 4,323 4,214 4,114 4,148 4,352 3,980 4,016 3,733 3,980 3,974

Unemployment rate

6.2 6.2 6.4 6.2 6.0 5.9 5.9 6.2 5.7 5.7 5.3 5.7 5.7

Not in labor force

48,903 49,232 49,593 49,470 49,602 49,475 49,252 49,309 49,724 49,699 49,961 49,875 49,934


Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

16,770 16,745 16,721 16,710 16,700 16,671 16,664 16,658 16,652 16,644 16,636 16,629 16,622

Civilian labor force

5,710 5,818 5,706 5,713 5,642 5,545 5,476 5,696 5,534 5,630 5,640 5,637 5,542

Participation rate

34.1 34.7 34.1 34.2 33.8 33.3 32.9 34.2 33.2 33.8 33.9 33.9 33.3

Employed

4,421 4,580 4,448 4,523 4,502 4,399 4,303 4,503 4,479 4,550 4,457 4,501 4,457

Employment-population ratio

26.4 27.4 26.6 27.1 27.0 26.4 25.8 27.0 26.9 27.3 26.8 27.1 26.8

Unemployed

1,289 1,239 1,258 1,190 1,140 1,147 1,173 1,193 1,055 1,080 1,183 1,136 1,085

Unemployment rate

22.6 21.3 22.0 20.8 20.2 20.7 21.4 20.9 19.1 19.2 21.0 20.2 19.6

Not in labor force

11,059 10,927 11,015 10,997 11,058 11,125 11,188 10,962 11,119 11,014 10,996 10,992 11,080

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: September 05, 2014