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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 Apr.
2021
Feb.
2022
Mar.
2022
Apr.
2022
Change from:
Mar.
2022-
Apr.
2022

Employment status

Civilian noninstitutional population

261,103 263,324 263,444 263,559 115

Civilian labor force

160,978 163,991 164,409 164,046 -363

Participation rate

61.7 62.3 62.4 62.2 -0.2

Employed

151,259 157,722 158,458 158,105 -353

Employment-population ratio

57.9 59.9 60.1 60.0 -0.1

Unemployed

9,719 6,270 5,952 5,941 -11

Unemployment rate

6.0 3.8 3.6 3.6 0.0

Not in labor force

100,125 99,333 99,035 99,513 478

Unemployment rates

Total, 16 years and over

6.0 3.8 3.6 3.6 0.0

Adult men (20 years and over)

6.0 3.5 3.4 3.5 0.1

Adult women (20 years and over)

5.6 3.6 3.3 3.2 -0.1

Teenagers (16 to 19 years)

11.6 10.3 10.0 10.2 0.2

White

5.3 3.3 3.2 3.2 0.0

Black or African American

9.7 6.6 6.2 5.9 -0.3

Asian

5.7 3.1 2.8 3.1 0.3

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

7.7 4.4 4.2 4.1 -0.1

Total, 25 years and over

5.3 3.3 2.9 3.0 0.1

Less than a high school diploma

9.4 4.3 5.2 5.4 0.2

High school graduates, no college

6.9 4.5 4.0 3.8 -0.2

Some college or associate degree

5.9 3.8 3.0 3.1 0.1

Bachelor's degree and higher

3.5 2.2 2.0 2.0 0.0

Reason for unemployment

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

6,270 3,044 2,831 2,839 8

Job leavers

818 963 787 793 6

Reentrants

2,132 1,947 1,985 1,882 -103

New entrants

595 417 463 515 52

Duration of unemployment

Less than 5 weeks

2,400 2,131 2,289 2,227 -62

5 to 14 weeks

1,981 1,800 1,684 1,617 -67

15 to 26 weeks

1,160 735 571 551 -20

27 weeks and over

4,187 1,702 1,428 1,483 55

Employed persons at work part time

Part time for economic reasons

5,245 4,135 4,170 4,033 -137

Slack work or business conditions

4,011 2,707 2,880 2,647 -233

Could only find part-time work

990 1,060 1,055 1,071 16

Part time for noneconomic reasons

19,220 20,667 20,870 20,826 -44

Persons not in the labor force

Marginally attached to the labor force

1,853 1,471 1,360 1,622 262

Discouraged workers

562 391 373 456 83

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: May 06, 2022