Employment Situation Summary Table A. Household data, seasonally adjusted

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Summary table A. Household data, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Category Jan.
2018
Nov.
2018
Dec.
2018
Jan.
2019
Change from:
Dec.
2018-
Jan.
2019

Employment status

Civilian noninstitutional population

256,780 258,708 258,888 258,239 -

Civilian labor force

161,123 162,821 163,240 163,229 -

Participation rate

62.7 62.9 63.1 63.2 -

Employed

154,482 156,803 156,945 156,694 -

Employment-population ratio

60.2 60.6 60.6 60.7 -

Unemployed

6,641 6,018 6,294 6,535 -

Unemployment rate

4.1 3.7 3.9 4.0 -

Not in labor force

95,657 95,886 95,649 95,010 -

Unemployment rates

Total, 16 years and over

4.1 3.7 3.9 4.0 -

Adult men (20 years and over)

3.9 3.3 3.6 3.7 -

Adult women (20 years and over)

3.6 3.4 3.5 3.6 -

Teenagers (16 to 19 years)

13.9 12.0 12.5 12.9 -

White

3.5 3.4 3.4 3.5 -

Black or African American

7.7 6.0 6.6 6.8 -

Asian

3.0 2.7 3.3 3.1 -

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

5.0 4.5 4.4 4.9 -

Total, 25 years and over

3.4 3.0 3.1 3.3 -

Less than a high school diploma

5.5 5.6 5.8 5.7 -

High school graduates, no college

4.4 3.5 3.8 3.8 -

Some college or associate degree

3.4 3.1 3.3 3.4 -

Bachelor's degree and higher

2.2 2.2 2.1 2.4 -

Reason for unemployment

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,243 2,842 2,903 3,082 -

Job leavers

724 697 839 805 -

Reentrants

1,959 1,880 1,958 1,945 -

New entrants

638 577 588 606 -

Duration of unemployment

Less than 5 weeks

2,271 2,128 2,126 2,325 -

5 to 14 weeks

1,927 1,842 2,027 2,013 -

15 to 26 weeks

959 865 897 902 -

27 weeks and over

1,428 1,259 1,306 1,252 -

Employed persons at work part time

Part time for economic reasons

4,982 4,781 4,657 5,147 -

Slack work or business conditions

3,006 2,882 2,891 3,451 -

Could only find part-time work

1,648 1,562 1,496 1,419 -

Part time for noneconomic reasons

20,978 20,909 21,234 20,949 -

Persons not in the labor force (not seasonally adjusted)

Marginally attached to the labor force

1,653 1,678 1,556 1,614 -

Discouraged workers

451 453 375 426 -

- 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.

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Last Modified Date: February 01, 2019