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
Mar.
2013
Feb.
2014
Mar.
2014
Mar.
2013
Nov.
2013
Dec.
2013
Jan.
2014
Feb.
2014
Mar.
2014

Total, 16 years and over

155,099 155,724 156,227 63.3 63.0 62.8 63.0 63.0 63.2

16 to 19 years

5,739 5,476 5,696 34.1 34.2 33.8 33.3 32.9 34.2

16 to 17 years

2,029 1,934 1,990 22.3 22.5 22.6 23.1 21.6 22.3

18 to 19 years

3,701 3,581 3,688 47.9 47.2 46.1 44.6 46.5 47.6

20 years and over

149,360 150,248 150,532 65.5 65.1 64.9 65.1 65.2 65.3

20 to 24 years

15,422 15,560 15,843 70.0 70.4 70.7 70.7 70.4 71.7

25 years and over

133,810 134,639 134,559 64.9 64.5 64.3 64.5 64.6 64.5

25 to 54 years

100,767 101,062 101,072 81.0 80.9 80.7 81.1 81.2 81.2

25 to 34 years

33,647 34,296 34,183 81.4 81.2 81.0 81.4 81.8 81.4

35 to 44 years

32,565 32,673 32,634 82.2 82.1 82.1 82.6 82.6 82.5

45 to 54 years

34,555 34,093 34,255 79.7 79.6 79.2 79.3 79.4 79.9

55 years and over

33,039 33,571 33,471 40.4 40.0 39.9 39.8 40.0 39.8

Men, 16 years and over

82,575 82,597 83,052 69.9 69.4 69.1 69.3 69.2 69.6

16 to 19 years

2,844 2,680 2,881 33.2 33.6 33.7 32.7 31.6 34.0

16 to 17 years

934 896 944 20.0 22.0 22.0 22.1 19.6 20.9

18 to 19 years

1,904 1,815 1,924 48.7 46.5 45.7 44.1 46.5 48.8

20 years and over

79,731 79,917 80,171 72.7 72.1 71.8 72.1 72.1 72.3

20 to 24 years

8,187 8,092 8,325 74.3 72.6 72.7 72.9 73.1 75.2

25 years and over

71,451 71,715 71,776 72.5 72.1 71.8 71.9 71.9 71.9

25 to 54 years

53,918 53,961 54,068 88.4 88.4 88.0 88.4 88.3 88.5

25 to 34 years

18,266 18,504 18,534 89.5 88.8 88.5 88.9 89.3 89.3

35 to 44 years

17,622 17,519 17,577 90.8 90.7 90.5 91.0 90.4 90.7

45 to 54 years

18,031 17,937 17,957 85.2 85.9 85.2 85.6 85.5 85.7

55 years and over

17,532 17,754 17,708 46.6 46.1 46.0 45.8 45.9 45.7

Women, 16 years and over

72,524 73,128 73,175 57.2 57.0 56.9 57.0 57.2 57.2

16 to 19 years

2,895 2,796 2,815 35.0 34.8 33.9 33.8 34.1 34.4

16 to 17 years

1,096 1,038 1,046 24.6 23.0 23.1 24.1 23.6 23.8

18 to 19 years

1,798 1,766 1,764 47.0 47.9 46.6 45.2 46.4 46.4

20 years and over

69,629 70,331 70,361 58.7 58.5 58.5 58.6 58.8 58.8

20 to 24 years

7,236 7,468 7,518 65.8 68.1 68.6 68.5 67.7 68.2

25 years and over

62,359 62,925 62,783 58.0 57.6 57.5 57.6 58.0 57.8

25 to 54 years

46,848 47,101 47,004 73.9 73.8 73.7 74.0 74.4 74.2

25 to 34 years

15,382 15,791 15,649 73.4 73.8 73.6 74.1 74.5 73.7

35 to 44 years

14,943 15,154 15,057 73.9 73.9 74.0 74.6 75.1 74.6

45 to 54 years

16,524 16,156 16,299 74.5 73.6 73.6 73.4 73.6 74.4

55 years and over

15,502 15,802 15,760 35.1 34.8 34.7 34.7 34.9 34.8

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: April 04, 2014