HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
Table A-8b. Persons in the labor force and labor force participation rates by age and sex, seasonally adjusted
Age and sex Number of persons in
the labor force
(in thousands)
Labor force participation rates
June
2013
May
2014
June
2014
June
2013
Feb.
2014
Mar.
2014
Apr.
2014
May
2014
June
2014

Total, 16 years and over

155,822 155,613 155,694 63.5 63.0 63.2 62.8 62.8 62.8

16 to 19 years

5,868 5,630 5,640 34.9 32.9 34.2 33.2 33.8 33.9

16 to 17 years

1,968 1,940 1,892 22.6 21.6 22.3 21.1 21.9 21.5

18 to 19 years

3,886 3,684 3,731 48.0 46.5 47.6 47.3 47.3 47.5

20 years and over

149,954 149,984 150,054 65.6 65.2 65.3 64.9 64.9 64.9

20 to 24 years

15,732 15,695 15,562 71.3 70.4 71.7 70.2 71.0 70.4

25 years and over

134,234 134,291 134,505 64.9 64.6 64.5 64.3 64.3 64.3

25 to 54 years

100,928 100,532 100,685 81.1 81.2 81.2 80.8 80.8 80.9

25 to 34 years

33,803 33,971 34,158 81.4 81.8 81.4 80.8 80.7 81.1

35 to 44 years

32,507 32,497 32,454 82.1 82.6 82.5 82.1 82.1 82.0

45 to 54 years

34,619 34,065 34,073 80.0 79.4 79.9 79.6 79.6 79.6

55 years and over

33,273 33,785 33,799 40.4 40.0 39.8 39.9 40.0 40.0

Men, 16 years and over

82,858 82,590 82,860 69.9 69.2 69.6 69.1 69.1 69.2

16 to 19 years

3,004 2,760 2,792 35.1 31.6 34.0 32.3 32.6 33.0

16 to 17 years

1,002 919 883 22.5 19.6 20.9 19.3 20.3 19.8

18 to 19 years

2,002 1,834 1,901 48.8 46.5 48.8 47.4 46.7 47.6

20 years and over

79,855 79,830 80,068 72.6 72.1 72.3 71.9 71.8 72.0

20 to 24 years

8,176 8,169 8,189 74.1 73.1 75.2 73.9 73.7 73.9

25 years and over

71,707 71,694 71,880 72.5 71.9 71.9 71.6 71.7 71.8

25 to 54 years

54,082 53,794 53,882 88.6 88.3 88.5 88.0 88.0 88.1

25 to 34 years

18,298 18,380 18,548 89.3 89.3 89.3 88.5 88.3 89.0

35 to 44 years

17,614 17,571 17,549 90.8 90.4 90.7 90.2 90.6 90.5

45 to 54 years

18,171 17,843 17,785 85.9 85.5 85.7 85.4 85.3 85.0

55 years and over

17,624 17,901 17,998 46.6 45.9 45.7 45.9 46.0 46.1

Women, 16 years and over

72,964 73,023 72,835 57.4 57.2 57.2 56.9 57.0 56.8

16 to 19 years

2,864 2,870 2,848 34.7 34.1 34.4 34.2 35.0 34.8

16 to 17 years

966 1,021 1,010 22.7 23.6 23.8 23.0 23.6 23.3

18 to 19 years

1,885 1,850 1,829 47.1 46.4 46.4 47.3 48.0 47.5

20 years and over

70,099 70,153 69,987 59.0 58.8 58.8 58.5 58.5 58.3

20 to 24 years

7,556 7,526 7,374 68.6 67.7 68.2 66.5 68.3 66.9

25 years and over

62,527 62,597 62,625 58.0 58.0 57.8 57.6 57.5 57.5

25 to 54 years

46,846 46,739 46,803 73.9 74.4 74.2 73.9 73.8 73.9

25 to 34 years

15,505 15,591 15,610 73.8 74.5 73.7 73.3 73.3 73.3

35 to 44 years

14,894 14,926 14,905 73.7 75.1 74.6 74.4 74.0 73.9

45 to 54 years

16,448 16,222 16,288 74.3 73.6 74.4 74.1 74.1 74.4

55 years and over

15,666 15,881 15,833 35.3 34.9 34.8 34.8 34.9 34.7

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: July 03, 2014