Table A-1. Employment status of the civilian population by sex and age

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-1. Employment status of the civilian population by sex and age
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status, sex, and age Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted(1)
Jan.
2017
Dec.
2017
Jan.
2018
Jan.
2017
Sept.
2017
Oct.
2017
Nov.
2017
Dec.
2017
Jan.
2018

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

254,082 256,109 256,780 254,082 255,562 255,766 255,949 256,109 256,780

Civilian labor force

158,676 159,880 160,037 159,718 161,082 160,371 160,533 160,597 161,115

Participation rate

62.5 62.4 62.3 62.9 63.0 62.7 62.7 62.7 62.7

Employed

150,527 153,602 152,848 152,076 154,324 153,846 153,917 154,021 154,430

Employment-population ratio

59.2 60.0 59.5 59.9 60.4 60.2 60.1 60.1 60.1

Unemployed

8,149 6,278 7,189 7,642 6,759 6,524 6,616 6,576 6,684

Unemployment rate

5.1 3.9 4.5 4.8 4.2 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1

Not in labor force

95,406 96,230 96,743 94,364 94,480 95,395 95,416 95,512 95,665

Persons who currently want a job

5,934 5,071 5,364 5,719 5,626 5,232 5,265 5,308 5,171

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

122,781 123,786 124,173 122,781 123,516 123,617 123,707 123,786 124,173

Civilian labor force

84,234 84,831 85,125 85,048 85,519 85,247 85,221 85,354 85,931

Participation rate

68.6 68.5 68.6 69.3 69.2 69.0 68.9 69.0 69.2

Employed

79,721 81,300 81,046 80,973 81,902 81,667 81,666 81,821 82,274

Employment-population ratio

64.9 65.7 65.3 65.9 66.3 66.1 66.0 66.1 66.3

Unemployed

4,514 3,531 4,079 4,075 3,617 3,580 3,555 3,533 3,658

Unemployment rate

5.4 4.2 4.8 4.8 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.1 4.3

Not in labor force

38,546 38,955 39,048 37,732 37,996 38,370 38,486 38,432 38,242

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

114,297 115,292 115,669 114,297 115,020 115,120 115,212 115,292 115,669

Civilian labor force

81,551 82,193 82,431 82,051 82,561 82,366 82,375 82,548 82,928

Participation rate

71.4 71.3 71.3 71.8 71.8 71.5 71.5 71.6 71.7

Employed

77,483 79,025 78,761 78,448 79,393 79,248 79,324 79,431 79,705

Employment-population ratio

67.8 68.5 68.1 68.6 69.0 68.8 68.9 68.9 68.9

Unemployed

4,068 3,168 3,670 3,603 3,168 3,118 3,050 3,117 3,223

Unemployment rate

5.0 3.9 4.5 4.4 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.8 3.9

Not in labor force

32,746 33,099 33,238 32,246 32,459 32,755 32,837 32,745 32,741

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

131,301 132,323 132,607 131,301 132,047 132,149 132,242 132,323 132,607

Civilian labor force

74,441 75,048 74,912 74,670 75,563 75,124 75,312 75,243 75,183

Participation rate

56.7 56.7 56.5 56.9 57.2 56.8 57.0 56.9 56.7

Employed

70,806 72,301 71,802 71,103 72,422 72,179 72,251 72,200 72,157

Employment-population ratio

53.9 54.6 54.1 54.2 54.8 54.6 54.6 54.6 54.4

Unemployed

3,635 2,747 3,110 3,567 3,142 2,945 3,061 3,043 3,027

Unemployment rate

4.9 3.7 4.2 4.8 4.2 3.9 4.1 4.0 4.0

Not in labor force

56,860 57,275 57,695 56,631 56,484 57,026 56,930 57,080 57,423

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

123,052 124,057 124,328 123,052 123,781 123,882 123,975 124,057 124,328

Civilian labor force

71,663 72,237 72,095 71,720 72,497 72,187 72,302 72,293 72,210

Participation rate

58.2 58.2 58.0 58.3 58.6 58.3 58.3 58.3 58.1

Employed

68,423 69,775 69,378 68,572 69,692 69,576 69,665 69,614 69,583

Employment-population ratio

55.6 56.2 55.8 55.7 56.3 56.2 56.2 56.1 56.0

Unemployed

3,240 2,462 2,717 3,148 2,804 2,611 2,637 2,679 2,627

Unemployment rate

4.5 3.4 3.8 4.4 3.9 3.6 3.6 3.7 3.6

Not in labor force

51,389 51,820 52,234 51,331 51,284 51,696 51,673 51,764 52,118

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

16,734 16,760 16,783 16,734 16,761 16,763 16,762 16,760 16,783

Civilian labor force

5,462 5,449 5,511 5,947 6,024 5,818 5,857 5,757 5,977

Participation rate

32.6 32.5 32.8 35.5 35.9 34.7 34.9 34.4 35.6

Employed

4,620 4,801 4,709 5,056 5,238 5,022 4,928 4,977 5,143

Employment-population ratio

27.6 28.6 28.1 30.2 31.3 30.0 29.4 29.7 30.6

Unemployed

842 648 802 891 786 796 929 780 834

Unemployment rate

15.4 11.9 14.6 15.0 13.0 13.7 15.9 13.6 13.9

Not in labor force

11,272 11,311 11,271 10,786 10,737 10,945 10,906 11,003 10,806

Footnotes
(1) The population figures are not adjusted for seasonal variation; therefore, identical numbers appear in the unadjusted and seasonally adjusted columns.

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: February 02, 2018