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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
Table C. December 2010–January 2011 changes in selected labor force measures, with adjustments for population control effects
(Numbers in thousands)
CategoryDec.–Jan. change as published2011 population control effectDec.–Jan. change, after removing the population control effect (1)

Civilian noninstitutional population


 Civilian labor force


Participation rate




Employment-population ratio




Unemployment rate


Not in the labor force


(1) This Dec.-Jan. change is calculated by subtracting the population control effect from the published over-the-month change.


Last Modified Date: February 4, 2011