HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
Table A-8a. Employed persons and employment-population ratios by age and sex, seasonally adjusted
Age and sex Number of employed persons
(in thousands)
Employment-population ratios
May
2015
Apr.
2016
May
2016
May
2015
Jan.
2016
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016
May
2016

Total, 16 years and over

148,748 151,004 151,030 59.4 59.6 59.8 59.9 59.7 59.7

16 to 19 years

4,766 4,934 4,904 28.7 29.4 29.9 29.6 29.5 29.4

16 to 17 years

1,670 1,692 1,732 18.9 18.9 19.3 18.9 18.8 19.4

18 to 19 years

3,117 3,239 3,193 40.1 41.3 42.5 41.9 42.2 41.1

20 years and over

143,981 146,070 146,126 61.6 61.8 61.9 62.0 61.8 61.8

20 to 24 years

14,061 14,016 14,090 63.9 64.3 64.7 65.0 64.3 64.7

25 years and over

129,886 131,998 131,965 61.3 61.5 61.6 61.7 61.5 61.5

25 to 54 years

96,517 97,648 97,765 77.2 77.7 77.8 78.0 77.7 77.8

25 to 34 years

32,775 33,390 33,518 76.8 77.1 77.1 77.3 76.9 77.1

35 to 44 years

31,118 31,445 31,578 78.4 79.2 79.3 79.4 79.1 79.4

45 to 54 years

32,624 32,813 32,669 76.5 77.0 77.2 77.4 77.3 77.0

55 years and over

33,369 34,350 34,200 38.4 38.5 38.6 38.6 38.7 38.4

Men, 16 years and over

79,168 80,419 80,369 65.5 65.7 66.0 66.0 65.8 65.7

16 to 19 years

2,361 2,420 2,452 28.0 28.4 29.6 28.9 28.6 28.9

16 to 17 years

837 789 826 18.6 18.1 18.6 17.3 17.4 18.4

18 to 19 years

1,531 1,621 1,630 39.1 40.1 42.1 41.8 41.3 40.9

20 years and over

76,807 77,999 77,917 68.3 68.5 68.7 68.7 68.6 68.4

20 to 24 years

7,246 7,274 7,221 65.7 65.6 66.6 66.6 66.6 66.1

25 years and over

69,528 70,710 70,647 68.5 68.8 68.8 68.9 68.8 68.6

25 to 54 years

51,726 52,388 52,431 84.3 85.0 85.1 85.2 84.9 84.9

25 to 34 years

17,747 18,060 18,136 84.1 84.4 84.3 84.8 84.0 84.2

35 to 44 years

16,776 17,017 17,059 86.3 87.3 87.6 87.4 87.4 87.5

45 to 54 years

17,202 17,312 17,236 82.5 83.6 83.7 83.7 83.4 83.1

55 years and over

17,802 18,321 18,216 44.4 44.2 44.3 44.3 44.6 44.2

Women, 16 years and over

69,580 70,586 70,661 53.7 54.0 54.1 54.2 54.0 54.0

16 to 19 years

2,405 2,514 2,452 29.4 30.5 30.3 30.2 30.5 29.8

16 to 17 years

833 903 906 19.2 19.6 20.1 20.5 20.1 20.3

18 to 19 years

1,587 1,618 1,563 41.2 42.5 42.9 42.1 43.2 41.3

20 years and over

67,175 68,072 68,209 55.4 55.6 55.7 55.8 55.6 55.6

20 to 24 years

6,815 6,742 6,868 62.1 63.1 62.7 63.4 62.1 63.3

25 years and over

60,358 61,288 61,318 54.7 54.9 55.0 55.0 54.9 54.9

25 to 54 years

44,791 45,259 45,334 70.4 70.7 70.8 70.9 70.8 70.9

25 to 34 years

15,028 15,330 15,382 69.6 69.9 70.1 69.9 70.0 70.1

35 to 44 years

14,342 14,427 14,519 70.8 71.5 71.4 71.7 71.2 71.6

45 to 54 years

15,421 15,502 15,433 70.8 70.7 70.9 71.3 71.4 71.1

55 years and over

15,567 16,028 15,984 33.3 33.6 33.8 33.6 33.6 33.4

NOTE: Detail for the data shown in this table will not necessarily add to totals because of the independent seasonal adjustment of the various series. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: June 03, 2016