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

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

246,915 247,085 247,258 247,439 247,622 247,814 248,023 248,229 248,446 248,657 248,844 249,027 249,723

Civilian labor force

155,486 155,688 156,180 155,420 155,629 155,700 156,048 156,018 155,845 156,243 156,402 156,129 157,180

Participation rate

63.0 63.0 63.2 62.8 62.8 62.8 62.9 62.9 62.7 62.8 62.9 62.7 62.9

Employed

145,206 145,301 145,796 145,724 145,868 146,247 146,401 146,451 146,607 147,260 147,331 147,442 148,201

Employment-population ratio

58.8 58.8 59.0 58.9 58.9 59.0 59.0 59.0 59.0 59.2 59.2 59.2 59.3

Unemployed

10,280 10,387 10,384 9,696 9,761 9,453 9,648 9,568 9,237 8,983 9,071 8,688 8,979

Unemployment rate

6.6 6.7 6.6 6.2 6.3 6.1 6.2 6.1 5.9 5.7 5.8 5.6 5.7

Not in labor force

91,429 91,398 91,077 92,019 91,993 92,114 91,975 92,210 92,601 92,414 92,442 92,898 92,544

Persons who currently want a job

6,350 6,072 6,153 6,173 6,454 6,143 6,305 6,334 6,385 6,545 6,556 6,445 6,358


Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

119,218 119,306 119,395 119,488 119,582 119,680 119,788 119,893 120,004 120,112 120,208 120,301 120,559

Civilian labor force

82,664 82,566 83,005 82,580 82,592 82,850 83,017 83,010 82,983 82,950 82,961 83,210 83,771

Participation rate

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

Employed

77,037 76,852 77,474 77,329 77,345 77,665 77,854 77,873 78,094 78,286 78,084 78,400 78,869

Employment-population ratio

64.6 64.4 64.9 64.7 64.7 64.9 65.0 65.0 65.1 65.2 65.0 65.2 65.4

Unemployed

5,627 5,714 5,531 5,251 5,247 5,185 5,163 5,136 4,890 4,664 4,877 4,810 4,903

Unemployment rate

6.8 6.9 6.7 6.4 6.4 6.3 6.2 6.2 5.9 5.6 5.9 5.8 5.9

Not in labor force

36,554 36,740 36,389 36,908 36,990 36,830 36,771 36,883 37,021 37,161 37,247 37,091 36,787


Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

110,746 110,838 110,930 111,027 111,126 111,230 111,342 111,451 111,567 111,679 111,778 111,875 112,117

Civilian labor force

79,899 79,884 80,125 79,837 79,836 80,056 80,174 80,210 80,163 80,023 80,029 80,271 80,804

Participation rate

72.1 72.1 72.2 71.9 71.8 72.0 72.0 72.0 71.9 71.7 71.6 71.8 72.1

Employed

74,905 74,820 75,284 75,163 75,159 75,504 75,631 75,668 75,889 75,928 75,675 76,026 76,496

Employment-population ratio

67.6 67.5 67.9 67.7 67.6 67.9 67.9 67.9 68.0 68.0 67.7 68.0 68.2

Unemployed

4,994 5,064 4,841 4,674 4,677 4,552 4,543 4,543 4,273 4,094 4,354 4,245 4,308

Unemployment rate

6.3 6.3 6.0 5.9 5.9 5.7 5.7 5.7 5.3 5.1 5.4 5.3 5.3

Not in labor force

30,848 30,954 30,805 31,190 31,291 31,174 31,168 31,241 31,404 31,656 31,749 31,603 31,313


Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

127,696 127,779 127,863 127,951 128,040 128,133 128,236 128,336 128,442 128,545 128,637 128,726 129,165

Civilian labor force

72,821 73,122 73,175 72,840 73,037 72,850 73,031 73,008 72,862 73,293 73,442 72,919 73,408

Participation rate

57.0 57.2 57.2 56.9 57.0 56.9 57.0 56.9 56.7 57.0 57.1 56.6 56.8

Employed

68,168 68,449 68,322 68,395 68,523 68,582 68,547 68,577 68,514 68,974 69,247 69,042 69,332

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

4,653 4,673 4,853 4,445 4,513 4,268 4,485 4,431 4,348 4,318 4,195 3,878 4,076

Unemployment rate

6.4 6.4 6.6 6.1 6.2 5.9 6.1 6.1 6.0 5.9 5.7 5.3 5.6

Not in labor force

54,875 54,657 54,688 55,111 55,004 55,284 55,204 55,327 55,581 55,253 55,195 55,807 55,756


Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

119,497 119,583 119,669 119,760 119,852 119,948 120,052 120,156 120,265 120,370 120,465 120,557 120,970

Civilian labor force

70,045 70,323 70,363 70,041 70,170 70,003 70,222 70,230 70,037 70,354 70,599 70,111 70,558

Participation rate

58.6 58.8 58.8 58.5 58.5 58.4 58.5 58.4 58.2 58.4 58.6 58.2 58.3

Employed

65,913 66,168 66,009 66,076 66,164 66,267 66,250 66,289 66,192 66,560 66,894 66,632 66,983

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

4,131 4,155 4,354 3,964 4,006 3,736 3,972 3,942 3,845 3,794 3,705 3,479 3,575

Unemployment rate

5.9 5.9 6.2 5.7 5.7 5.3 5.7 5.6 5.5 5.4 5.2 5.0 5.1

Not in labor force

49,453 49,260 49,307 49,719 49,682 49,945 49,830 49,925 50,228 50,016 49,866 50,446 50,412


Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

16,671 16,664 16,658 16,652 16,644 16,636 16,629 16,622 16,615 16,608 16,602 16,595 16,636

Civilian labor force

5,542 5,480 5,692 5,542 5,623 5,641 5,652 5,578 5,645 5,866 5,775 5,747 5,817

Participation rate

33.2 32.9 34.2 33.3 33.8 33.9 34.0 33.6 34.0 35.3 34.8 34.6 35.0

Employed

4,388 4,312 4,504 4,485 4,545 4,476 4,520 4,495 4,527 4,772 4,762 4,784 4,722

Employment-population ratio

26.3 25.9 27.0 26.9 27.3 26.9 27.2 27.0 27.2 28.7 28.7 28.8 28.4

Unemployed

1,155 1,168 1,189 1,057 1,078 1,165 1,132 1,083 1,119 1,094 1,013 963 1,096

Unemployment rate

20.8 21.3 20.9 19.1 19.2 20.7 20.0 19.4 19.8 18.7 17.5 16.8 18.8

Not in labor force

11,129 11,184 10,966 11,110 11,021 10,995 10,977 11,044 10,970 10,742 10,827 10,849 10,819

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: February 06, 2015