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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 Aug.
2021
June
2022
July
2022
Aug.
2022
Change from:
July
2022-
Aug.
2022

Employment status

Civilian noninstitutional population

261,611 263,835 264,012 264,184 172

Civilian labor force

161,505 164,023 163,960 164,746 786

Participation rate

61.7 62.2 62.1 62.4 0.3

Employed

153,167 158,111 158,290 158,732 442

Employment-population ratio

58.5 59.9 60.0 60.1 0.1

Unemployed

8,339 5,912 5,670 6,014 344

Unemployment rate

5.2 3.6 3.5 3.7 0.2

Not in labor force

100,106 99,812 100,051 99,438 -613

Unemployment rates

Total, 16 years and over

5.2 3.6 3.5 3.7 0.2

Adult men (20 years and over)

5.1 3.3 3.2 3.5 0.3

Adult women (20 years and over)

4.8 3.3 3.1 3.3 0.2

Teenagers (16 to 19 years)

11.3 11.0 11.5 10.4 -1.1

White

4.5 3.3 3.1 3.2 0.1

Black or African American

8.7 5.8 6.0 6.4 0.4

Asian

4.5 3.0 2.6 2.8 0.2

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

6.2 4.3 3.9 4.5 0.6

Total, 25 years and over

4.5 3.0 2.8 3.0 0.2

Less than a high school diploma

7.8 5.8 5.9 6.2 0.3

High school graduates, no college

5.9 3.6 3.6 4.2 0.6

Some college or associate degree

4.9 3.1 2.8 2.9 0.1

Bachelor's degree and higher

2.7 2.1 2.0 1.9 -0.1

Reason for unemployment

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

4,441 2,645 2,547 2,720 173

Job leavers

830 832 842 898 56

Reentrants

2,446 1,990 1,826 1,836 10

New entrants

514 464 460 440 -20

Duration of unemployment

Less than 5 weeks

2,110 2,262 2,080 2,223 143

5 to 14 weeks

1,927 1,552 1,772 1,807 35

15 to 26 weeks

1,248 753 718 885 167

27 weeks and over

3,105 1,336 1,067 1,137 70

Employed persons at work part time

Part time for economic reasons

4,481 3,621 3,924 4,149 225

Slack work or business conditions

3,187 2,366 2,697 2,769 72

Could only find part-time work

1,017 914 910 979 69

Part time for noneconomic reasons

20,330 20,602 21,103 21,044 -59

Persons not in the labor force

Marginally attached to the labor force

1,576 1,504 1,545 1,434 -111

Discouraged workers

389 364 424 366 -58

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: September 02, 2022