Civilian labor force participation rate

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Civilian labor force participation rate, seasonally adjusted
Month Total Men, 20 years and older Women, 20 years and older 16 to 19 years old White Black or African American Asian Hispanic or Latino

Aug 1997

67.2 77.0 60.6 51.5 67.5 65.8   68.2

Sept 1997

67.1 76.9 60.7 51.1 67.5 65.3   67.7

Oct 1997

67.1 76.9 60.6 50.9 67.5 64.6   68.0

Nov 1997

67.2 77.0 60.5 52.0 67.5 64.7   68.0

Dec 1997

67.2 76.9 60.8 51.3 67.5 65.0   67.9

Jan 1998

67.1 76.8 60.5 53.0 67.3 65.1   67.5

Feb 1998

67.1 76.8 60.5 52.7 67.3 65.2   67.7

Mar 1998

67.1 76.7 60.5 53.1 67.3 65.7   68.2

Apr 1998

67.0 76.9 60.3 51.8 67.2 65.4   68.2

May 1998

67.0 76.9 60.3 52.7 67.3 64.7   68.7

June 1998

67.0 76.8 60.3 52.8 67.2 65.8   68.3

July 1998

67.0 76.9 60.3 52.4 67.2 65.8   67.9

Aug 1998

67.0 76.5 60.4 52.8 67.3 65.5   67.7

Sept 1998

67.2 76.8 60.5 54.1 67.4 65.6   68.2

Oct 1998

67.2 76.8 60.6 52.9 67.4 66.2   67.9

Nov 1998

67.1 76.8 60.6 52.4 67.4 66.0   67.6

Dec 1998

67.2 76.8 60.7 52.6 67.4 65.6   67.8

Jan 1999

67.2 76.9 60.7 52.6 67.4 66.2   67.9

Feb 1999

67.2 76.9 60.6 52.7 67.5 65.6   67.9

Mar 1999

67.0 76.6 60.6 52.2 67.3 65.5   67.8

Apr 1999

67.1 76.6 60.7 52.1 67.3 65.6   67.5

May 1999

67.1 76.6 60.6 52.7 67.3 65.6   67.5

June 1999

67.1 76.7 60.9 51.0 67.4 65.7   67.7

July 1999

67.1 76.7 60.8 51.7 67.3 66.0   67.6

Aug 1999

67.0 76.6 60.8 51.1 67.3 65.7   68.0

Sept 1999

67.0 76.6 60.8 51.7 67.2 66.4   67.7

Oct 1999

67.0 76.5 60.8 52.0 67.2 66.1   67.6

Nov 1999

67.1 76.6 60.9 51.9 67.3 65.9   67.9

Dec 1999

67.1 76.6 60.8 51.9 67.4 65.7   68.1

Jan 2000

67.3 77.0 60.8 52.2 67.5 65.3   70.2

Feb 2000

67.3 77.2 60.7 52.2 67.5 65.3   69.9

Mar 2000

67.3 76.9 60.8 52.0 67.5 64.7   70.0

Apr 2000

67.3 76.7 61.0 52.9 67.5 66.0   69.9

May 2000

67.1 76.6 60.7 52.4 67.2 65.9   69.8

June 2000

67.1 76.6 60.7 52.4 67.3 65.7   69.8

July 2000

66.9 76.5 60.6 51.0 67.1 65.4   68.9

Aug 2000

66.9 76.7 60.3 52.3 67.2 65.4   69.2

Sept 2000

66.9 76.5 60.4 51.6 67.1 65.0   69.8

Oct 2000

66.8 76.5 60.4 51.3 67.0 65.4   69.4

Nov 2000

66.9 76.5 60.5 51.8 67.0 65.8   69.8

Dec 2000

67.0 76.6 60.5 52.0 67.3 65.5   69.9

Jan 2001

67.2 76.9 60.8 51.7 67.4 66.1   69.9

Feb 2001

67.1 76.8 60.8 51.1 67.4 65.6   70.0

Mar 2001

67.2 76.7 61.0 50.9 67.4 65.9   70.3

Apr 2001

66.9 76.6 60.6 50.2 67.1 65.4   69.9

May 2001

66.7 76.5 60.6 49.0 66.9 65.3   69.3

June 2001

66.7 76.3 60.4 50.1 66.9 65.4   68.6

July 2001

66.8 76.4 60.5 49.8 66.9 65.3   69.1

Aug 2001

66.5 76.3 60.5 47.3 66.7 65.2   69.2

Sept 2001

66.8 76.5 60.5 49.2 66.9 65.3   69.2

Oct 2001

66.7 76.5 60.5 49.3 67.0 64.9   69.6

Nov 2001

66.7 76.4 60.6 49.2 67.0 64.6   69.2

Dec 2001

66.7 76.5 60.6 48.1 67.0 65.2   69.4

Jan 2002

66.5 76.3 60.4 47.4 66.7 65.1   69.4

Feb 2002

66.8 76.4 60.8 47.6 67.1 65.0   69.5

Mar 2002

66.6 76.4 60.5 48.5 66.9 64.9   69.1

Apr 2002

66.7 76.5 60.6 47.6 66.9 65.3   69.5

May 2002

66.7 76.7 60.5 47.4 67.0 65.3   68.9

June 2002

66.6 76.4 60.4 47.8 66.8 64.6   69.0

July 2002

66.5 76.4 60.4 47.5 66.9 64.1   69.3

Aug 2002

66.6 76.4 60.5 46.8 66.9 64.4   69.1

Sept 2002

66.7 76.6 60.5 48.1 66.9 65.0   69.2

Oct 2002

66.6 76.3 60.6 47.2 66.8 64.7   68.8

Nov 2002

66.4 75.9 60.5 47.0 66.6 64.2   68.9

Dec 2002

66.3 75.9 60.5 46.4 66.5 64.8   68.6

Jan 2003

66.4 75.8 60.8 45.9 66.6 64.6 67.2 69.4

Feb 2003

66.4 76.0 60.6 45.7 66.7 64.5 66.5 69.4

Mar 2003

66.3 75.9 60.7 44.5 66.6 64.1 66.4 69.0

Apr 2003

66.4 76.1 60.7 45.0 66.7 64.7 66.6 68.9

May 2003

66.4 76.0 60.7 45.0 66.5 64.9 66.3 68.1

June 2003

66.5 76.0 61.0 45.2 66.7 64.8 66.7 68.4

July 2003

66.2 75.9 60.6 44.4 66.5 64.3 65.8 67.6

Aug 2003

66.1 75.8 60.6 43.7 66.4 64.3 66.3 67.7

Sept 2003

66.1 76.0 60.2 44.1 66.2 64.5 66.3 67.8

Oct 2003

66.1 75.9 60.4 43.7 66.4 64.1 66.5 67.7

Nov 2003

66.1 76.0 60.3 44.0 66.4 64.0 65.5 67.7

Dec 2003

65.9 75.9 60.2 43.1 66.2 63.3 66.6 67.7

Jan 2004

66.1 76.1 60.2 44.5 66.4 64.3 66.7 68.5

Feb 2004

66.0 75.7 60.4 43.8 66.3 63.5 66.4 68.1

Mar 2004

66.0 75.8 60.5 42.8 66.3 64.1 66.0 68.9

Apr 2004

65.9 75.5 60.4 43.8 66.3 63.5 66.2 68.5

May 2004

66.0 75.6 60.4 44.0 66.3 63.2 65.5 68.8

June 2004

66.1 75.8 60.5 43.2 66.4 63.3 65.0 68.7

July 2004

66.1 75.9 60.4 44.2 66.4 64.1 64.9 68.9

Aug 2004

66.0 75.9 60.2 43.9 66.3 64.0 65.1 68.8

Sept 2004

65.8 75.7 60.1 43.4 66.1 63.8 66.1 68.5

Oct 2004

65.9 75.7 60.2 44.2 66.2 64.3 66.3 68.6

Nov 2004

66.0 75.8 60.2 44.3 66.3 64.0 66.6 68.2

Dec 2004

65.9 75.6 60.2 44.2 66.2 63.8 65.9 68.2

Jan 2005

65.8 75.5 60.3 43.4 66.2 63.6 66.2 67.6

Feb 2005

65.9 75.7 60.3 43.3 66.3 63.5 66.1 68.1

Mar 2005

65.9 75.6 60.1 44.0 66.2 63.7 65.7 68.1

Apr 2005

66.1 75.8 60.3 44.0 66.3 64.0 65.9 68.1

May 2005

66.1 76.0 60.4 44.0 66.4 64.4 65.8 68.2

June 2005

66.1 76.0 60.3 43.6 66.2 64.7 65.2 68.0

July 2005

66.1 75.9 60.3 43.6 66.3 64.6 66.4 67.8

Aug 2005

66.2 76.1 60.3 44.1 66.4 64.6 66.0 68.1

Sept 2005

66.1 75.9 60.5 43.4 66.4 64.2 66.2 67.8

Oct 2005

66.1 75.8 60.5 43.3 66.3 64.5 66.9 68.1

Nov 2005

66.0 75.6 60.5 44.1 66.3 64.4 66.3 68.3

Dec 2005

66.0 75.6 60.4 43.2 66.3 63.6 66.0 68.5

Jan 2006

66.0 75.8 60.3 43.6 66.5 63.4 65.8 69.0

Feb 2006

66.1 75.9 60.4 44.1 66.4 64.4 66.3 69.0

Mar 2006

66.2 76.0 60.3 44.3 66.4 64.6 66.6 68.8

Apr 2006

66.1 76.0 60.4 43.3 66.4 64.2 66.5 68.9

May 2006

66.1 76.0 60.4 43.4 66.4 64.2 65.8 68.8

June 2006

66.2 75.8 60.6 44.4 66.5 63.7 65.8 69.1

July 2006

66.1 75.5 60.8 43.9 66.5 64.1 65.7 68.5

Aug 2006

66.2 75.8 60.7 43.4 66.6 64.2 65.6 68.2

Sept 2006

66.1 75.9 60.5 43.0 66.3 63.6 67.1 68.0

Oct 2006

66.2 75.9 60.6 43.4 66.5 64.1 66.9 68.6

Nov 2006

66.3 76.0 60.7 43.6 66.5 64.3 66.6 68.8

Dec 2006

66.4 76.2 60.7 43.3 66.7 64.5 66.3 69.3

Jan 2007

66.4 76.3 60.8 42.9 66.7 64.6 66.5 69.4

Feb 2007

66.3 76.2 60.7 42.2 66.6 64.2 65.9 68.9

Mar 2007

66.2 76.1 60.8 41.7 66.6 63.8 66.1 69.0

Apr 2007

65.9 76.0 60.3 41.2 66.2 63.7 66.1 68.9

May 2007

66.0 75.9 60.5 40.6 66.3 63.4 66.4 68.7

June 2007

66.0 75.9 60.6 41.9 66.4 63.5 66.4 68.5

July 2007

66.0 75.8 60.7 40.9 66.3 63.9 66.7 68.7

Aug 2007

65.8 75.6 60.7 39.5 66.1 63.6 67.1 69.1

Sept 2007

66.0 75.6 60.8 41.1 66.3 63.5 65.8 68.9

Oct 2007

65.8 75.5 60.6 41.3 66.2 63.3 66.4 68.7

Nov 2007

66.0 75.9 60.6 41.5 66.4 63.2 67.5 68.8

Dec 2007

66.0 75.8 60.7 41.2 66.4 63.4 66.7 68.6

Jan 2008

66.2 76.1 60.8 41.2 66.5 64.0 67.3 68.6

Feb 2008

66.0 75.9 60.7 40.1 66.3 63.7 66.9 68.6

Mar 2008

66.1 75.9 60.9 40.0 66.3 64.0 67.2 68.6

Apr 2008

65.9 75.7 60.7 40.7 66.1 63.9 67.9 68.8

May 2008

66.1 75.6 60.9 42.1 66.4 63.8 67.3 69.1

June 2008

66.1 75.7 61.0 40.6 66.4 63.7 66.9 68.8

July 2008

66.1 75.8 60.8 40.4 66.4 63.8 67.2 68.5

Aug 2008

66.1 75.7 61.1 39.8 66.3 64.3 67.4 68.8

Sept 2008

66.0 75.7 60.9 40.1 66.2 63.7 66.7 68.5

Oct 2008

66.0 75.6 61.1 39.7 66.4 63.6 66.7 68.2

Nov 2008

65.9 75.5 61.0 38.6 66.2 63.1 66.2 67.8

Dec 2008

65.8 75.3 61.1 38.5 66.1 63.5 66.2 68.0

Jan 2009

65.7 75.3 60.9 38.5 66.1 63.2 65.5 67.9

Feb 2009

65.8 75.2 61.0 39.0 66.2 62.9 66.0 68.2

Mar 2009

65.6 74.9 61.0 38.0 66.0 62.3 65.7 68.3

Apr 2009

65.7 75.2 61.0 37.9 66.1 63.0 66.3 68.5

May 2009

65.7 75.2 61.0 38.5 66.2 62.8 66.3 68.1

June 2009

65.7 75.1 61.0 38.5 66.1 62.6 66.7 67.9

July 2009

65.5 74.9 61.0 37.7 65.9 62.8 67.2 68.5

Aug 2009

65.4 74.8 60.8 37.2 65.9 62.1 66.3 67.8

Sept 2009

65.1 74.5 60.6 36.8 65.5 61.8 65.9 67.8

Oct 2009

65.0 74.5 60.5 35.9 65.5 61.8 65.5 67.6

Nov 2009

65.0 74.4 60.6 36.0 65.4 62.1 65.3 67.7

Dec 2009

64.6 73.9 60.3 35.8 65.1 61.9 65.5 67.2

Jan 2010

64.8 74.1 60.6 35.2 65.3 62.3 64.2 68.1

Feb 2010

64.9 74.1 60.6 35.5 65.3 62.1 64.3 68.1

Mar 2010

64.9 74.3 60.5 35.9 65.3 62.6 64.4 68.1

Apr 2010

65.2 74.7 60.6 35.8 65.6 62.7 65.7 67.6

May 2010

64.9 74.3 60.4 35.6 65.3 62.7 65.0 67.4

June 2010

64.6 74.2 60.3 33.9 65.1 61.9 64.8 67.2

July 2010

64.6 74.1 60.2 34.5 65.1 61.9 64.9 67.5

Aug 2010

64.7 74.2 60.2 35.1 65.2 62.2 64.9 67.4

Sept 2010

64.6 74.1 60.3 34.1 65.0 61.8 64.2 67.6

Oct 2010

64.4 73.6 60.1 35.1 64.8 62.0 65.2 66.8

Nov 2010

64.6 73.7 60.4 34.7 64.8 62.5 64.6 67.1

Dec 2010

64.3 73.6 60.1 34.3 64.7 62.1 64.4 67.0

Jan 2011

64.2 73.4 60.0 34.6 64.6 61.6 64.9 67.1

Feb 2011

64.1 73.5 59.9 33.8 64.5 61.4 64.8 66.0

Mar 2011

64.2 73.4 60.0 34.2 64.6 61.3 65.3 66.4

Apr 2011

64.2 73.5 60.0 33.9 64.7 61.4 64.2 66.4

May 2011

64.1 73.5 59.8 33.3 64.6 61.0 65.1 66.0

June 2011

64.0 73.4 59.6 33.8 64.5 61.1 64.4 66.2

July 2011

64.0 73.3 59.7 33.5 64.5 60.7 64.3 66.1

Aug 2011

64.1 73.4 59.7 34.8 64.5 61.6 63.8 66.7

Sept 2011

64.2 73.4 59.9 34.6 64.5 62.2 64.3 66.7

Oct 2011

64.1 73.3 59.7 34.5 64.5 61.5 64.9 67.0

Nov 2011

64.1 73.4 59.6 34.6 64.4 61.4 64.3 66.6

Dec 2011

64.0 73.4 59.5 34.3 64.3 61.9 64.6 66.8

Jan 2012

63.7 73.3 59.3 33.6 64.2 61.1 64.2 66.3

Feb 2012

63.8 73.2 59.5 33.8 64.2 61.6 62.9 66.8

Mar 2012

63.8 73.2 59.4 34.0 64.1 61.8 63.3 66.3

Apr 2012

63.7 73.0 59.3 34.1 64.0 61.3 62.5 66.4

May 2012

63.7 73.1 59.4 34.2 64.1 61.3 63.5 67.0

June 2012

63.8 73.1 59.4 34.6 64.1 62.1 64.1 66.9

July 2012

63.7 73.0 59.2 35.0 63.9 61.6 64.5 66.5

Aug 2012

63.5 72.8 59.2 34.3 63.8 61.3 63.6 66.1

Sept 2012

63.6 73.0 59.3 34.2 64.0 61.2 64.0 66.3

Oct 2012

63.8 73.1 59.3 34.6 64.0 62.2 63.6 66.3

Nov 2012

63.6 72.9 59.2 34.7 63.8 61.3 64.8 65.7

Dec 2012

63.7 73.0 59.3 34.2 63.9 61.3 65.7 65.8

Jan 2013

63.6 73.1 58.9 35.1 63.9 61.8 64.9 66.2

Feb 2013

63.4 72.8 58.8 34.6 63.7 61.8 64.8 66.3

Mar 2013

63.3 72.6 58.8 33.9 63.5 61.2 64.2 65.4

Apr 2013

63.4 72.7 58.9 34.2 63.7 61.4 64.0 65.8

May 2013

63.4 72.7 58.8 34.8 63.7 61.7 63.7 66.5

June 2013

63.4 72.6 59.0 34.6 63.7 61.5 65.3 66.3

July 2013

63.3 72.5 58.9 34.9 63.6 61.2 64.4 66.7

Aug 2013

63.3 72.4 58.9 34.4 63.5 60.7 64.7 66.3

Sept 2013

63.3 72.4 58.8 34.8 63.4 61.3 65.4 65.9

Oct 2013

62.8 71.9 58.4 34.1 63.0 60.6 64.2 65.6

Nov 2013

63.0 72.2 58.5 34.2 63.3 60.5 64.6 66.0

Dec 2013

62.9 72.0 58.5 33.7 63.2 60.3 64.5 65.5

Jan 2014

62.9 72.1 58.6 33.1 63.2 60.6 63.9 65.9

Feb 2014

62.9 72.0 58.7 32.7 63.3 61.0 63.9 66.1

Mar 2014

63.1 72.2 58.8 33.9 63.3 61.2 64.2 66.2

Apr 2014

62.8 71.8 58.5 33.3 63.0 60.9 63.6 65.7

May 2014

62.8 71.8 58.5 33.8 63.1 60.8 63.6 65.8

June 2014

62.8 72.0 58.4 33.8 63.1 61.1 62.9 66.3

July 2014

62.9 72.0 58.5 34.3 63.1 61.7 62.8 66.0

Aug 2014

62.9 72.1 58.4 33.8 63.1 61.0 63.8 66.1

Sept 2014

62.8 71.9 58.4 34.0 62.9 61.6 63.5 66.0

Oct 2014

62.9 71.7 58.5 35.5 63.0 61.4 63.9 66.5

Nov 2014

62.9 71.7 58.5 35.0 63.0 61.3 63.2 66.3

Dec 2014

62.7 71.8 58.2 34.5 62.8 61.3 63.3 66.1

Jan 2015

62.9 72.0 58.3 34.8 63.2 61.0 62.5 66.5

Feb 2015

62.7 71.9 58.1 34.6 63.0 61.1 63.1 66.2

Mar 2015

62.7 71.8 58.1 34.8 62.9 61.0 62.4 66.3

Apr 2015

62.8 71.9 58.1 34.6 62.8 62.1 63.2 66.4

May 2015

62.9 71.9 58.3 35.0 62.9 62.1 63.6 66.3

June 2015

62.6 71.6 58.2 34.2 62.8 61.8 62.8 66.1

July 2015

62.6 71.6 58.2 33.6 62.8 61.5 62.6 66.0

Aug 2015

62.6 71.5 58.2 33.8 62.6 61.7 62.5 65.6

Sept 2015

62.4 71.4 58.0 33.7 62.5 61.4 62.3 65.4

Oct 2015

62.5 71.4 58.1 33.8 62.6 61.5 62.0 65.6

Nov 2015

62.5 71.2 58.3 33.8 62.6 61.5 63.2 65.6

Dec 2015

62.7 71.5 58.3 35.2 62.8 61.5 63.1 65.5

Jan 2016

62.7 71.7 58.2 35.1 63.0 61.6 62.1 65.8

Feb 2016

62.9 71.9 58.3 35.5 63.1 61.6 63.2 66.1

Mar 2016

63.0 72.0 58.5 35.1 63.2 61.4 63.3 66.3

Apr 2016

62.8 71.9 58.2 35.2 63.0 61.1 63.7 65.7

May 2016

62.6 71.5 58.1 35.1 62.8 61.1 63.1 65.4

June 2016

62.7 71.8 58.1 34.7 62.9 61.4 63.4 65.7

July 2016

62.8 71.7 58.3 35.2 62.9 61.3 63.5 65.8

Aug 2016

62.8 71.7 58.3 35.9 62.9 61.9 63.4 66.1

Sept 2016

62.9 71.7 58.4 35.8 62.9 62.0 63.7 66.1

Oct 2016

62.8 71.6 58.3 35.2 62.8 61.8 63.8 65.7

Nov 2016

62.6 71.5 58.2 35.2 62.7 61.9 62.9 65.7

Dec 2016

62.7 71.5 58.2 34.8 62.7 61.8 62.7 65.7

Jan 2017

62.9 71.8 58.3 35.4 62.8 62.4 63.6 66.1

Feb 2017

63.0 71.8 58.5 35.3 62.9 62.3 63.8 66.5

Mar 2017

63.0 71.7 58.6 35.8 63.0 62.3 63.0 66.7

Apr 2017

62.9 71.7 58.5 35.7 62.9 62.5 63.4 66.2

May 2017

62.7 71.5 58.3 34.9 62.6 62.4 63.7 66.0

June 2017

62.8 71.5 58.4 35.9 62.8 62.1 63.7 66.0

July 2017

62.9 71.5 58.7 35.0 62.8 62.3 64.0 66.4

Aug 2017

62.9 71.6 58.6 35.2 62.8 62.2 64.4 65.8