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
2014
Apr.
2015
May
2015
May
2014
Jan.
2015
Feb.
2015
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015
May
2015

Total, 16 years and over

145,868 148,523 148,795 58.9 59.3 59.3 59.3 59.3 59.4

16 to 19 years

4,545 4,784 4,784 27.3 28.4 28.9 28.9 28.8 28.8

16 to 17 years

1,496 1,630 1,678 16.9 18.6 18.6 18.4 18.4 19.0

18 to 19 years

3,062 3,147 3,128 39.3 39.3 40.6 40.5 40.6 40.3

20 years and over

141,323 143,740 144,011 61.2 61.6 61.5 61.5 61.5 61.6

20 to 24 years

13,956 13,851 14,060 63.1 63.4 63.9 62.7 62.9 63.9

25 years and over

127,353 129,861 129,890 61.0 61.3 61.2 61.3 61.4 61.3

25 to 54 years

95,098 96,482 96,507 76.4 77.2 77.3 77.2 77.2 77.2

25 to 34 years

31,703 32,734 32,786 75.4 76.6 76.8 76.8 76.8 76.8

35 to 44 years

30,858 31,072 31,095 78.0 78.5 78.3 78.4 78.3 78.3

45 to 54 years

32,537 32,676 32,625 76.0 76.5 76.8 76.7 76.6 76.5

55 years and over

32,255 33,379 33,383 38.2 38.3 38.0 38.3 38.5 38.5

Men, 16 years and over

77,345 79,203 79,201 64.7 65.4 65.5 65.4 65.5 65.5

16 to 19 years

2,186 2,399 2,368 25.9 28.1 28.7 28.0 28.5 28.1

16 to 17 years

696 830 845 15.4 18.0 17.9 17.2 18.3 18.7

18 to 19 years

1,492 1,557 1,528 38.0 39.0 40.8 39.7 40.1 39.0

20 years and over

75,159 76,805 76,833 67.6 68.2 68.3 68.3 68.3 68.3

20 to 24 years

7,194 7,158 7,259 64.9 65.0 66.2 64.1 64.8 65.8

25 years and over

67,944 69,633 69,531 67.9 68.5 68.4 68.6 68.7 68.5

25 to 54 years

50,854 51,863 51,716 83.2 84.4 84.5 84.7 84.5 84.2

25 to 34 years

17,100 17,798 17,755 82.2 84.4 84.4 84.6 84.5 84.2

35 to 44 years

16,687 16,818 16,766 86.1 86.5 86.3 86.6 86.5 86.3

45 to 54 years

17,067 17,247 17,195 81.6 82.6 83.0 83.1 82.7 82.5

55 years and over

17,089 17,770 17,816 43.9 43.9 43.6 44.0 44.4 44.5

Women, 16 years and over

68,523 69,320 69,594 53.5 53.7 53.6 53.6 53.6 53.7

16 to 19 years

2,359 2,385 2,416 28.8 28.7 29.2 29.8 29.1 29.5

16 to 17 years

800 800 833 18.5 19.2 19.4 19.8 18.6 19.2

18 to 19 years

1,569 1,590 1,600 40.7 39.7 40.4 41.4 41.1 41.6

20 years and over

66,164 66,935 67,178 55.2 55.4 55.3 55.2 55.2 55.4

20 to 24 years

6,763 6,693 6,801 61.3 61.8 61.7 61.2 60.9 61.9

25 years and over

59,410 60,228 60,358 54.6 54.7 54.7 54.6 54.6 54.7

25 to 54 years

44,244 44,619 44,791 69.9 70.2 70.3 70.0 70.1 70.4

25 to 34 years

14,603 14,936 15,032 68.7 69.1 69.4 69.1 69.3 69.6

35 to 44 years

14,171 14,255 14,329 70.2 70.9 70.7 70.5 70.4 70.7

45 to 54 years

15,470 15,429 15,431 70.6 70.7 70.8 70.5 70.8 70.8

55 years and over

15,166 15,609 15,567 33.3 33.5 33.3 33.4 33.5 33.3

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 05, 2015