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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)
Dec.
2021
Nov.
2022
Dec.
2022
Dec.
2021
Aug.
2022
Sept.
2022
Oct.
2022
Nov.
2022
Dec.
2022

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

262,136 264,708 264,844 262,136 264,184 264,356 264,535 264,708 264,844

Civilian labor force

161,696 164,272 164,224 162,410 164,714 164,619 164,646 164,527 164,966

Participation rate

61.7 62.1 62.0 62.0 62.3 62.3 62.2 62.2 62.3

Employed

155,732 158,749 158,872 156,081 158,694 158,850 158,593 158,527 159,244

Employment-population ratio

59.4 60.0 60.0 59.5 60.1 60.1 60.0 59.9 60.1

Unemployed

5,964 5,523 5,352 6,329 6,021 5,770 6,053 6,000 5,722

Unemployment rate

3.7 3.4 3.3 3.9 3.7 3.5 3.7 3.6 3.5

Not in labor force

100,440 100,436 100,621 99,726 99,469 99,736 99,890 100,181 99,878

Persons who currently want a job

5,524 5,211 4,948 5,747 5,534 5,813 5,681 5,528 5,176

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

126,832 128,983 129,050 126,832 128,722 128,807 128,897 128,983 129,050

Civilian labor force

85,339 87,441 87,251 85,934 87,366 87,659 87,772 87,793 87,864

Participation rate

67.3 67.8 67.6 67.8 67.9 68.1 68.1 68.1 68.1

Employed

82,024 84,455 84,304 82,580 84,081 84,532 84,559 84,557 84,880

Employment-population ratio

64.7 65.5 65.3 65.1 65.3 65.6 65.6 65.6 65.8

Unemployed

3,314 2,986 2,947 3,354 3,284 3,127 3,212 3,236 2,984

Unemployment rate

3.9 3.4 3.4 3.9 3.8 3.6 3.7 3.7 3.4

Not in labor force

41,493 41,542 41,799 40,898 41,356 41,148 41,126 41,189 41,186

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

118,520 120,301 120,360 118,520 120,058 120,140 120,225 120,301 120,360

Civilian labor force

82,547 84,329 84,262 82,968 84,192 84,602 84,606 84,525 84,694

Participation rate

69.6 70.1 70.0 70.0 70.1 70.4 70.4 70.3 70.4

Employed

79,525 81,731 81,589 79,958 81,263 81,816 81,776 81,698 82,033

Employment-population ratio

67.1 67.9 67.8 67.5 67.7 68.1 68.0 67.9 68.2

Unemployed

3,022 2,598 2,673 3,010 2,929 2,786 2,829 2,827 2,661

Unemployment rate

3.7 3.1 3.2 3.6 3.5 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.1

Not in labor force

35,973 35,972 36,098 35,552 35,867 35,537 35,619 35,776 35,666

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

135,304 135,725 135,795 135,304 135,462 135,548 135,638 135,725 135,795

Civilian labor force

76,357 76,831 76,973 76,476 77,349 76,960 76,874 76,734 77,102

Participation rate

56.4 56.6 56.7 56.5 57.1 56.8 56.7 56.5 56.8

Employed

73,708 74,294 74,568 73,501 74,613 74,318 74,033 73,970 74,364

Employment-population ratio

54.5 54.7 54.9 54.3 55.1 54.8 54.6 54.5 54.8

Unemployed

2,649 2,537 2,405 2,975 2,736 2,642 2,841 2,764 2,738

Unemployment rate

3.5 3.3 3.1 3.9 3.5 3.4 3.7 3.6 3.6

Not in labor force

58,947 58,894 58,821 58,828 58,113 58,588 58,764 58,991 58,692

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

127,167 127,283 127,345 127,167 127,034 127,117 127,204 127,283 127,345

Civilian labor force

73,546 73,766 73,981 73,498 74,098 73,729 73,752 73,532 73,930

Participation rate

57.8 58.0 58.1 57.8 58.3 58.0 58.0 57.8 58.1

Employed

71,140 71,516 71,843 70,831 71,676 71,457 71,218 71,088 71,531

Employment-population ratio

55.9 56.2 56.4 55.7 56.4 56.2 56.0 55.9 56.2

Unemployed

2,406 2,250 2,138 2,667 2,422 2,272 2,534 2,444 2,398

Unemployment rate

3.3 3.1 2.9 3.6 3.3 3.1 3.4 3.3 3.2

Not in labor force

53,621 53,517 53,365 53,669 52,936 53,388 53,452 53,750 53,416

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

16,449 17,124 17,139 16,449 17,091 17,099 17,107 17,124 17,139

Civilian labor force

5,602 6,177 5,981 5,944 6,424 6,288 6,288 6,469 6,343

Participation rate

34.1 36.1 34.9 36.1 37.6 36.8 36.8 37.8 37.0

Employed

5,068 5,502 5,439 5,292 5,754 5,576 5,598 5,740 5,680

Employment-population ratio

30.8 32.1 31.7 32.2 33.7 32.6 32.7 33.5 33.1

Unemployed

535 675 541 652 670 712 690 729 662

Unemployment rate

9.5 10.9 9.1 11.0 10.4 11.3 11.0 11.3 10.4

Not in labor force

10,847 10,947 11,158 10,505 10,667 10,811 10,819 10,655 10,796

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.

Last Modified Date: January 06, 2023