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Employment Situation Summary Table A. Household data, seasonally adjusted

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Summary table A. Household data, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Category Jan.
2022
Nov.
2022
Dec.
2022
Jan.
2023
Change from:
Dec.
2022-
Jan.
2023

Employment status

Civilian noninstitutional population

263,202 264,708 264,844 265,962 -

Civilian labor force

163,633 164,527 164,966 165,832 -

Participation rate

62.2 62.2 62.3 62.4 -

Employed

157,122 158,527 159,244 160,138 -

Employment-population ratio

59.7 59.9 60.1 60.2 -

Unemployed

6,511 6,000 5,722 5,694 -

Unemployment rate

4.0 3.6 3.5 3.4 -

Not in labor force

99,570 100,181 99,878 100,130 -

Unemployment rates

Total, 16 years and over

4.0 3.6 3.5 3.4 -

Adult men (20 years and over)

3.8 3.3 3.1 3.2 -

Adult women (20 years and over)

3.6 3.3 3.2 3.1 -

Teenagers (16 to 19 years)

10.9 11.3 10.4 10.3 -

White

3.4 3.3 3.0 3.1 -

Black or African American

6.9 5.7 5.7 5.4 -

Asian

3.5 2.6 2.4 2.8 -

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

4.9 4.0 4.1 4.5 -

Total, 25 years and over

3.4 3.0 2.8 2.8 -

Less than a high school diploma

6.3 4.4 5.0 4.5 -

High school graduates, no college

4.5 3.9 3.6 3.7 -

Some college or associate degree

3.5 3.2 2.9 2.9 -

Bachelor's degree and higher

2.3 2.0 1.9 2.0 -

Reason for unemployment

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,217 2,761 2,629 2,529 -

Job leavers

953 829 825 884 -

Reentrants

1,995 1,798 1,767 1,817 -

New entrants

438 558 497 531 -

Duration of unemployment

Less than 5 weeks

2,428 2,244 2,233 1,946 -

5 to 14 weeks

1,619 1,694 1,639 1,785 -

15 to 26 weeks

819 821 826 890 -

27 weeks and over

1,683 1,215 1,069 1,111 -

Employed persons at work part time

Part time for economic reasons

3,735 3,688 3,878 4,050 -

Slack work or business conditions

2,412 2,546 2,648 2,685 -

Could only find part-time work

975 826 911 999 -

Part time for noneconomic reasons

20,236 21,226 21,628 22,083 -

Persons not in the labor force

Marginally attached to the labor force

1,527 1,491 1,260 1,354 -

Discouraged workers

406 406 410 342 -

- December - January changes in household data are not shown due to the introduction of updated population controls.
NOTE: Persons whose ethnicity is identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. Detail for the seasonally adjusted 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: February 03, 2023