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

Civilian noninstitutional population

-185 -347 162

 Civilian labor force

-504 -504 0

Participation rate

-.1 -.1 .0


117 -472 589

Employment-population ratio

.1 -.1 0.2


-622 -32 -590

Unemployment rate

-.4 .0 -.4

Not in the labor force

319 157 162

(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