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
Jan.
2015
Dec.
2015
Jan.
2016
Jan.
2015
Sept.
2015
Oct.
2015
Nov.
2015
Dec.
2015
Jan.
2016

Total, 16 years and over

148,104 149,929 150,544 59.3 59.3 59.3 59.4 59.5 59.6

16 to 19 years

4,700 4,899 4,901 28.3 28.3 28.4 28.5 29.5 29.4

16 to 17 years

1,646 1,648 1,669 18.6 18.2 17.6 17.5 18.5 18.9

18 to 19 years

3,059 3,232 3,222 39.3 39.9 40.8 40.8 41.8 41.3

20 years and over

143,404 145,030 145,644 61.5 61.5 61.5 61.5 61.6 61.8

20 to 24 years

14,012 14,061 14,056 63.4 63.8 64.1 63.7 64.4 64.3

25 years and over

129,406 130,995 131,597 61.3 61.2 61.3 61.3 61.4 61.5

25 to 54 years

96,445 96,976 97,583 77.2 77.3 77.2 77.4 77.4 77.7

25 to 34 years

32,563 32,891 33,320 76.6 76.5 76.4 76.3 76.4 77.1

35 to 44 years

31,157 31,466 31,511 78.5 78.9 78.9 79.0 79.3 79.2

45 to 54 years

32,724 32,620 32,752 76.5 76.5 76.5 77.1 76.8 77.0

55 years and over

32,961 34,019 34,014 38.3 38.2 38.5 38.5 38.6 38.5

Men, 16 years and over

78,833 79,546 80,104 65.4 65.2 65.2 65.1 65.4 65.7

16 to 19 years

2,362 2,427 2,400 28.0 28.2 28.1 28.0 28.8 28.4

16 to 17 years

802 780 813 18.0 17.6 17.0 17.0 17.5 18.1

18 to 19 years

1,565 1,631 1,587 39.2 40.7 41.5 41.0 41.1 40.1

20 years and over

76,472 77,119 77,704 68.2 68.0 68.0 67.9 68.1 68.5

20 to 24 years

7,200 7,173 7,191 65.0 64.7 65.2 64.2 65.6 65.6

25 years and over

69,243 69,945 70,500 68.5 68.3 68.3 68.3 68.4 68.8

25 to 54 years

51,792 51,935 52,436 84.4 84.5 84.3 84.3 84.4 85.0

25 to 34 years

17,707 17,785 18,069 84.3 83.6 83.5 83.4 83.5 84.4

35 to 44 years

16,810 16,933 17,010 86.5 87.1 86.9 86.5 87.1 87.3

45 to 54 years

17,274 17,217 17,357 82.6 82.9 82.7 83.2 83.0 83.6

55 years and over

17,452 18,010 18,064 44.0 43.7 44.2 44.0 44.1 44.2

Women, 16 years and over

69,271 70,383 70,440 53.6 53.7 53.8 54.0 54.0 54.0

16 to 19 years

2,339 2,472 2,501 28.5 28.4 28.7 28.9 30.2 30.5

16 to 17 years

845 868 856 19.1 18.9 18.4 18.0 19.6 19.6

18 to 19 years

1,494 1,601 1,635 39.5 39.2 40.0 40.6 42.6 42.5

20 years and over

66,932 67,911 67,940 55.3 55.4 55.5 55.7 55.6 55.6

20 to 24 years

6,812 6,888 6,865 61.8 62.8 63.1 63.3 63.3 63.1

25 years and over

60,163 61,051 61,096 54.7 54.6 54.7 55.0 54.9 54.9

25 to 54 years

44,653 45,042 45,147 70.2 70.3 70.4 70.7 70.6 70.7

25 to 34 years

14,856 15,106 15,250 69.1 69.5 69.4 69.4 69.4 69.9

35 to 44 years

14,347 14,533 14,501 70.8 71.1 71.3 71.7 71.8 71.5

45 to 54 years

15,450 15,403 15,395 70.7 70.4 70.6 71.2 70.8 70.7

55 years and over

15,510 16,009 15,950 33.5 33.4 33.6 33.7 33.8 33.6

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: February 05, 2016