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
2015
May
2016
June
2016
June
2015
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016
May
2016
June
2016

Total, 16 years and over

156,984 158,466 158,880 62.6 62.9 63.0 62.8 62.6 62.7

16 to 19 years

5,676 5,841 5,789 34.2 35.5 35.1 35.2 35.0 34.6

16 to 17 years

2,012 2,126 2,215 22.7 23.8 23.4 23.4 23.8 24.5

18 to 19 years

3,686 3,729 3,589 47.5 49.3 48.8 48.8 48.0 46.7

20 years and over

151,308 152,625 153,091 64.6 64.8 65.0 64.8 64.5 64.7

20 to 24 years

15,587 15,359 15,353 70.9 70.7 71.0 70.6 70.6 70.6

25 years and over

135,711 137,226 137,791 64.0 64.2 64.3 64.2 63.9 64.1

25 to 54 years

100,971 101,839 102,025 80.7 81.2 81.4 81.2 81.0 81.2

25 to 34 years

34,674 35,295 35,486 81.1 81.2 81.5 81.1 81.2 81.5

35 to 44 years

32,565 32,715 32,771 82.0 82.5 82.6 82.4 82.3 82.4

45 to 54 years

33,732 33,829 33,768 79.1 80.0 80.2 80.1 79.7 79.6

55 years and over

34,696 35,389 35,724 39.9 40.1 40.1 40.1 39.7 40.0

Men, 16 years and over

83,460 84,332 84,766 69.0 69.4 69.4 69.3 68.9 69.2

16 to 19 years

2,809 2,925 2,978 33.3 35.6 34.9 34.2 34.5 35.1

16 to 17 years

1,015 1,024 1,109 22.3 23.7 22.4 21.9 22.8 24.3

18 to 19 years

1,813 1,901 1,891 46.8 49.2 48.8 47.5 47.7 48.4

20 years and over

80,651 81,407 81,788 71.6 71.9 72.0 71.9 71.5 71.8

20 to 24 years

8,052 7,921 7,974 73.0 73.4 73.3 73.5 72.5 73.1

25 years and over

72,616 73,469 73,808 71.5 71.7 71.8 71.7 71.4 71.6

25 to 54 years

54,124 54,566 54,683 88.1 88.7 88.8 88.5 88.4 88.5

25 to 34 years

18,782 19,112 19,192 88.9 88.7 89.2 88.8 88.8 89.0

35 to 44 years

17,609 17,652 17,701 90.6 90.9 90.6 90.6 90.6 90.8

45 to 54 years

17,732 17,803 17,790 85.1 86.6 86.8 86.4 85.9 85.9

55 years and over

18,492 18,903 19,125 46.0 46.1 46.1 46.3 45.9 46.3

Women, 16 years and over

73,524 74,134 74,115 56.7 56.8 57.0 56.8 56.7 56.6

16 to 19 years

2,867 2,916 2,812 35.0 35.4 35.4 36.2 35.4 34.1

16 to 17 years

997 1,102 1,106 23.1 24.0 24.4 24.8 24.7 24.8

18 to 19 years

1,873 1,828 1,698 48.3 49.4 48.7 50.0 48.3 44.9

20 years and over

70,657 71,218 71,303 58.2 58.3 58.5 58.2 58.1 58.1

20 to 24 years

7,535 7,438 7,379 68.7 68.1 68.6 67.6 68.6 68.1

25 years and over

63,095 63,756 63,984 57.1 57.3 57.5 57.2 57.0 57.2

25 to 54 years

46,847 47,273 47,343 73.6 74.0 74.2 74.0 74.0 74.0

25 to 34 years

15,891 16,184 16,294 73.5 73.8 73.9 73.6 73.8 74.2

35 to 44 years

14,956 15,063 15,070 73.8 74.4 74.8 74.4 74.3 74.3

45 to 54 years

16,000 16,026 15,978 73.4 73.7 74.0 74.1 73.8 73.7

55 years and over

16,225 16,510 16,614 34.7 35.0 34.9 34.8 34.5 34.6

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: July 08, 2016