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

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

247,814 248,023 248,229 248,446 248,657 248,844 249,027 249,723 249,899 250,080 250,266 250,455 250,663

Civilian labor force

155,700 156,048 156,018 155,845 156,243 156,402 156,129 157,180 157,002 156,906 157,072 157,469 157,037

Participation rate

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

Employed

146,247 146,401 146,451 146,607 147,260 147,331 147,442 148,201 148,297 148,331 148,523 148,795 148,739

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

9,453 9,648 9,568 9,237 8,983 9,071 8,688 8,979 8,705 8,575 8,549 8,674 8,299

Unemployment rate

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

Not in labor force

92,114 91,975 92,210 92,601 92,414 92,442 92,898 92,544 92,898 93,175 93,194 92,986 93,626

Persons who currently want a job

6,143 6,305 6,334 6,385 6,545 6,556 6,445 6,358 6,538 6,369 6,258 6,058 6,076


Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

119,680 119,788 119,893 120,004 120,112 120,208 120,301 120,559 120,647 120,738 120,831 120,927 121,032

Civilian labor force

82,850 83,017 83,010 82,983 82,950 82,961 83,210 83,771 83,772 83,694 83,805 83,892 83,490

Participation rate

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

Employed

77,665 77,854 77,873 78,094 78,286 78,084 78,400 78,869 79,006 79,014 79,203 79,201 79,020

Employment-population ratio

64.9 65.0 65.0 65.1 65.2 65.0 65.2 65.4 65.5 65.4 65.5 65.5 65.3

Unemployed

5,185 5,163 5,136 4,890 4,664 4,877 4,810 4,903 4,766 4,680 4,602 4,691 4,471

Unemployment rate

6.3 6.2 6.2 5.9 5.6 5.9 5.8 5.9 5.7 5.6 5.5 5.6 5.4

Not in labor force

36,830 36,771 36,883 37,021 37,161 37,247 37,091 36,787 36,875 37,044 37,026 37,035 37,541


Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

111,230 111,342 111,451 111,567 111,679 111,778 111,875 112,117 112,209 112,304 112,400 112,498 112,605

Civilian labor force

80,056 80,174 80,210 80,163 80,023 80,029 80,271 80,804 80,831 80,752 80,884 80,915 80,680

Participation rate

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

Employed

75,504 75,631 75,668 75,889 75,928 75,675 76,026 76,496 76,588 76,653 76,805 76,833 76,783

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

4,552 4,543 4,543 4,273 4,094 4,354 4,245 4,308 4,243 4,099 4,079 4,082 3,897

Unemployment rate

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

Not in labor force

31,174 31,168 31,241 31,404 31,656 31,749 31,603 31,313 31,379 31,552 31,516 31,583 31,925


Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

128,133 128,236 128,336 128,442 128,545 128,637 128,726 129,165 129,252 129,342 129,434 129,528 129,631

Civilian labor force

72,850 73,031 73,008 72,862 73,293 73,442 72,919 73,408 73,230 73,211 73,267 73,577 73,547

Participation rate

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

Employed

68,582 68,547 68,577 68,514 68,974 69,247 69,042 69,332 69,291 69,317 69,320 69,594 69,719

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

4,268 4,485 4,431 4,348 4,318 4,195 3,878 4,076 3,939 3,894 3,947 3,983 3,828

Unemployment rate

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

Not in labor force

55,284 55,204 55,327 55,581 55,253 55,195 55,807 55,756 56,023 56,131 56,167 55,951 56,085


Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

119,948 120,052 120,156 120,265 120,370 120,465 120,557 120,970 121,060 121,152 121,246 121,342 121,445

Civilian labor force

70,003 70,222 70,230 70,037 70,354 70,599 70,111 70,558 70,370 70,330 70,419 70,731 70,665

Participation rate

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

Employed

66,267 66,250 66,289 66,192 66,560 66,894 66,632 66,983 66,901 66,874 66,935 67,178 67,294

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

3,736 3,972 3,942 3,845 3,794 3,705 3,479 3,575 3,469 3,455 3,483 3,553 3,372

Unemployment rate

5.3 5.7 5.6 5.5 5.4 5.2 5.0 5.1 4.9 4.9 4.9 5.0 4.8

Not in labor force

49,945 49,830 49,925 50,228 50,016 49,866 50,446 50,412 50,690 50,823 50,828 50,611 50,780


Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

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

Civilian labor force

5,641 5,652 5,578 5,645 5,866 5,775 5,747 5,817 5,801 5,824 5,769 5,823 5,691

Participation rate

33.9 34.0 33.6 34.0 35.3 34.8 34.6 35.0 34.9 35.0 34.7 35.0 34.3

Employed

4,476 4,520 4,495 4,527 4,772 4,762 4,784 4,722 4,808 4,804 4,784 4,784 4,662

Employment-population ratio

26.9 27.2 27.0 27.2 28.7 28.7 28.8 28.4 28.9 28.9 28.8 28.8 28.1

Unemployed

1,165 1,132 1,083 1,119 1,094 1,013 963 1,096 993 1,021 986 1,039 1,029

Unemployment rate

20.7 20.0 19.4 19.8 18.7 17.5 16.8 18.8 17.1 17.5 17.1 17.9 18.1

Not in labor force

10,995 10,977 11,044 10,970 10,742 10,827 10,849 10,819 10,829 10,800 10,849 10,792 10,922

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: July 02, 2015