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

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

251,747 251,936 252,397 252,577 252,768 252,969 253,174 253,397 253,620 253,854 254,091 254,321 254,540

Civilian labor force

157,367 157,833 158,335 158,890 159,286 158,924 158,466 158,880 159,287 159,463 159,907 159,712 159,486

Participation rate

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

Employed

149,444 149,929 150,544 151,074 151,320 151,004 151,030 151,097 151,517 151,614 151,968 151,925 152,085

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

7,924 7,904 7,791 7,815 7,966 7,920 7,436 7,783 7,770 7,849 7,939 7,787 7,400

Unemployment rate

5.0 5.0 4.9 4.9 5.0 5.0 4.7 4.9 4.9 4.9 5.0 4.9 4.6

Not in labor force

94,380 94,103 94,062 93,688 93,482 94,044 94,708 94,517 94,333 94,391 94,184 94,609 95,055

Persons who currently want a job

5,637 5,886 5,973 5,870 5,712 5,793 5,923 5,692 5,886 5,833 6,088 5,912 5,876


Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

121,577 121,671 121,926 122,017 122,112 122,213 122,316 122,427 122,539 122,656 122,775 122,889 122,998

Civilian labor force

83,503 83,876 84,238 84,673 84,765 84,641 84,332 84,766 84,826 84,906 85,084 85,034 84,874

Participation rate

68.7 68.9 69.1 69.4 69.4 69.3 68.9 69.2 69.2 69.2 69.3 69.2 69.0

Employed

79,182 79,546 80,104 80,491 80,543 80,419 80,369 80,596 80,548 80,674 80,755 80,722 80,843

Employment-population ratio

65.1 65.4 65.7 66.0 66.0 65.8 65.7 65.8 65.7 65.8 65.8 65.7 65.7

Unemployed

4,321 4,330 4,134 4,181 4,222 4,222 3,963 4,169 4,278 4,232 4,329 4,312 4,030

Unemployment rate

5.2 5.2 4.9 4.9 5.0 5.0 4.7 4.9 5.0 5.0 5.1 5.1 4.7

Not in labor force

38,074 37,795 37,688 37,344 37,347 37,572 37,984 37,662 37,713 37,750 37,691 37,855 38,125


Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

113,149 113,241 113,483 113,566 113,653 113,746 113,844 113,951 114,058 114,173 114,289 114,401 114,506

Civilian labor force

80,623 80,927 81,333 81,667 81,815 81,748 81,407 81,788 81,834 81,838 82,019 82,004 81,823

Participation rate

71.3 71.5 71.7 71.9 72.0 71.9 71.5 71.8 71.7 71.7 71.8 71.7 71.5

Employed

76,823 77,119 77,704 77,991 78,096 77,999 77,917 78,127 78,048 78,143 78,195 78,233 78,343

Employment-population ratio

67.9 68.1 68.5 68.7 68.7 68.6 68.4 68.6 68.4 68.4 68.4 68.4 68.4

Unemployed

3,800 3,808 3,629 3,677 3,719 3,749 3,490 3,661 3,786 3,695 3,825 3,771 3,480

Unemployment rate

4.7 4.7 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.6 4.3 4.5 4.6 4.5 4.7 4.6 4.3

Not in labor force

32,526 32,314 32,151 31,898 31,838 31,998 32,437 32,163 32,224 32,335 32,269 32,398 32,684


Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

130,170 130,265 130,471 130,561 130,656 130,756 130,858 130,969 131,081 131,198 131,317 131,432 131,542

Civilian labor force

73,865 73,957 74,097 74,217 74,520 74,284 74,134 74,115 74,461 74,557 74,823 74,678 74,612

Participation rate

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

Employed

70,262 70,383 70,440 70,583 70,777 70,586 70,661 70,501 70,969 70,940 71,213 71,202 71,242

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

3,603 3,574 3,657 3,634 3,743 3,698 3,473 3,614 3,492 3,617 3,610 3,475 3,370

Unemployment rate

4.9 4.8 4.9 4.9 5.0 5.0 4.7 4.9 4.7 4.9 4.8 4.7 4.5

Not in labor force

56,305 56,308 56,374 56,344 56,135 56,472 56,725 56,855 56,620 56,641 56,493 56,754 56,930


Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

121,979 122,071 122,263 122,345 122,433 122,524 122,622 122,728 122,835 122,949 123,066 123,179 123,285

Civilian labor force

71,139 71,069 71,171 71,313 71,610 71,302 71,218 71,303 71,572 71,630 71,893 71,811 71,753

Participation rate

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

Employed

67,891 67,911 67,940 68,094 68,293 68,072 68,209 68,107 68,508 68,415 68,723 68,716 68,730

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

3,249 3,157 3,231 3,219 3,317 3,230 3,009 3,196 3,065 3,215 3,169 3,094 3,023

Unemployment rate

4.6 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.6 4.5 4.2 4.5 4.3 4.5 4.4 4.3 4.2

Not in labor force

50,840 51,002 51,092 51,032 50,823 51,223 51,404 51,425 51,262 51,319 51,173 51,368 51,532


Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

16,619 16,624 16,651 16,666 16,682 16,699 16,708 16,718 16,728 16,732 16,737 16,741 16,749

Civilian labor force

5,605 5,837 5,832 5,909 5,860 5,875 5,841 5,789 5,881 5,995 5,995 5,898 5,910

Participation rate

33.7 35.1 35.0 35.5 35.1 35.2 35.0 34.6 35.2 35.8 35.8 35.2 35.3

Employed

4,729 4,899 4,901 4,990 4,931 4,934 4,904 4,864 4,961 5,056 5,050 4,976 5,013

Employment-population ratio

28.5 29.5 29.4 29.9 29.6 29.5 29.4 29.1 29.7 30.2 30.2 29.7 29.9

Unemployed

875 938 931 920 929 941 937 926 920 938 945 922 897

Unemployment rate

15.6 16.1 16.0 15.6 15.9 16.0 16.0 16.0 15.6 15.7 15.8 15.6 15.2

Not in labor force

11,014 10,787 10,819 10,757 10,822 10,824 10,867 10,928 10,847 10,737 10,741 10,843 10,839

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: December 02, 2016