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
2014
May
2015
June
2015
June
2014
Feb.
2015
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015
May
2015
June
2015

Total, 16 years and over

155,700 157,469 157,037 62.8 62.8 62.7 62.8 62.9 62.6

16 to 19 years

5,641 5,823 5,691 33.9 34.9 35.0 34.7 35.0 34.3

16 to 17 years

1,909 2,080 2,025 21.7 22.9 22.5 23.0 23.5 22.9

18 to 19 years

3,734 3,757 3,686 47.6 48.5 48.9 47.8 48.4 47.5

20 years and over

150,059 151,646 151,346 64.9 64.8 64.7 64.8 64.9 64.7

20 to 24 years

15,550 15,644 15,599 70.3 71.0 69.9 69.5 71.1 70.9

25 years and over

134,563 135,947 135,758 64.4 64.1 64.1 64.2 64.2 64.0

25 to 54 years

100,748 101,277 101,032 80.9 81.0 80.9 81.0 81.0 80.8

25 to 34 years

34,169 34,799 34,704 81.1 81.2 81.4 81.5 81.5 81.2

35 to 44 years

32,451 32,522 32,557 82.0 82.0 81.7 81.8 81.9 82.0

45 to 54 years

34,128 33,957 33,771 79.7 79.9 79.6 79.6 79.6 79.2

55 years and over

33,798 34,673 34,701 40.0 39.7 39.9 40.1 39.9 39.9

Men, 16 years and over

82,850 83,892 83,490 69.2 69.4 69.3 69.4 69.4 69.0

16 to 19 years

2,794 2,977 2,810 33.1 34.9 34.9 34.6 35.3 33.3

16 to 17 years

897 1,083 1,023 20.1 22.1 21.6 23.1 24.0 22.5

18 to 19 years

1,904 1,889 1,800 47.7 49.3 49.4 47.3 48.2 46.4

20 years and over

80,056 80,915 80,680 72.0 72.0 71.9 72.0 71.9 71.6

20 to 24 years

8,188 8,159 8,062 73.9 74.3 72.2 72.5 73.9 73.1

25 years and over

71,923 72,726 72,645 71.8 71.7 71.8 71.9 71.7 71.5

25 to 54 years

53,917 54,189 54,138 88.2 88.6 88.7 88.5 88.3 88.2

25 to 34 years

18,543 18,816 18,794 89.0 89.4 89.6 89.3 89.2 89.0

35 to 44 years

17,540 17,514 17,612 90.5 90.1 90.3 90.1 90.1 90.6

45 to 54 years

17,835 17,859 17,732 85.3 86.4 86.2 86.1 85.6 85.1

55 years and over

18,006 18,537 18,506 46.1 45.6 45.9 46.4 46.3 46.1

Women, 16 years and over

72,850 73,577 73,547 56.9 56.7 56.6 56.6 56.8 56.7

16 to 19 years

2,847 2,846 2,881 34.8 34.9 35.2 34.8 34.8 35.2

16 to 17 years

1,012 997 1,001 23.4 23.7 23.5 22.9 23.0 23.2

18 to 19 years

1,830 1,869 1,886 47.5 47.7 48.4 48.3 48.6 48.6

20 years and over

70,003 70,731 70,665 58.4 58.1 58.1 58.1 58.3 58.2

20 to 24 years

7,361 7,485 7,537 66.8 67.8 67.6 66.5 68.2 68.7

25 years and over

62,640 63,221 63,113 57.5 57.2 57.1 57.2 57.3 57.1

25 to 54 years

46,831 47,089 46,893 73.9 73.7 73.4 73.7 74.0 73.6

25 to 34 years

15,626 15,983 15,910 73.4 73.2 73.3 73.9 74.0 73.6

35 to 44 years

14,911 15,008 14,944 73.9 74.1 73.6 73.8 74.1 73.8

45 to 54 years

16,293 16,098 16,039 74.4 73.6 73.3 73.5 73.9 73.6

55 years and over

15,806 16,152 16,209 34.7 34.7 34.7 34.8 34.6 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 02, 2015