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.
2018
Dec.
2018
Jan.
2019
Jan.
2018
Sept.
2018
Oct.
2018
Nov.
2018
Dec.
2018
Jan.
2019

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

256,780 258,888 258,239 256,780 258,290 258,514 258,708 258,888 258,239

Civilian labor force

160,037 162,510 162,104 161,123 162,055 162,694 162,821 163,240 163,229

Participation rate

62.3 62.8 62.8 62.7 62.7 62.9 62.9 63.1 63.2

Employed

152,848 156,481 154,964 154,482 156,069 156,582 156,803 156,945 156,694

Employment-population ratio

59.5 60.4 60.0 60.2 60.4 60.6 60.6 60.6 60.7

Unemployed

7,189 6,029 7,140 6,641 5,986 6,112 6,018 6,294 6,535

Unemployment rate

4.5 3.7 4.4 4.1 3.7 3.8 3.7 3.9 4.0

Not in labor force

96,743 96,378 96,135 95,657 96,235 95,821 95,886 95,649 95,010

Persons who currently want a job

5,364 5,121 5,435 5,165 5,266 5,333 5,397 5,327 5,254

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

124,173 125,227 124,890 124,173 124,928 125,041 125,137 125,227 124,890

Civilian labor force

85,125 85,857 85,829 85,911 85,912 86,146 86,330 86,441 86,577

Participation rate

68.6 68.6 68.7 69.2 68.8 68.9 69.0 69.0 69.3

Employed

81,046 82,440 81,798 82,279 82,686 82,894 83,194 83,041 83,031

Employment-population ratio

65.3 65.8 65.5 66.3 66.2 66.3 66.5 66.3 66.5

Unemployed

4,079 3,417 4,031 3,632 3,226 3,252 3,136 3,401 3,545

Unemployment rate

4.8 4.0 4.7 4.2 3.8 3.8 3.6 3.9 4.1

Not in labor force

39,048 39,370 39,060 38,263 39,016 38,895 38,807 38,785 38,313

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

115,669 116,739 116,436 115,669 116,437 116,546 116,646 116,739 116,436

Civilian labor force

82,431 83,101 83,139 82,915 83,104 83,277 83,408 83,500 83,599

Participation rate

71.3 71.2 71.4 71.7 71.4 71.5 71.5 71.5 71.8

Employed

78,761 80,036 79,504 79,719 80,251 80,388 80,633 80,501 80,472

Employment-population ratio

68.1 68.6 68.3 68.9 68.9 69.0 69.1 69.0 69.1

Unemployed

3,670 3,066 3,635 3,196 2,853 2,889 2,775 2,999 3,126

Unemployment rate

4.5 3.7 4.4 3.9 3.4 3.5 3.3 3.6 3.7

Not in labor force

33,238 33,638 33,296 32,755 33,333 33,269 33,238 33,239 32,837

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

132,607 133,662 133,350 132,607 133,362 133,474 133,571 133,662 133,350

Civilian labor force

74,912 76,654 76,275 75,213 76,143 76,548 76,492 76,798 76,652

Participation rate

56.5 57.3 57.2 56.7 57.1 57.4 57.3 57.5 57.5

Employed

71,802 74,041 73,166 72,203 73,383 73,688 73,609 73,904 73,663

Employment-population ratio

54.1 55.4 54.9 54.4 55.0 55.2 55.1 55.3 55.2

Unemployed

3,110 2,612 3,109 3,009 2,760 2,860 2,883 2,894 2,990

Unemployment rate

4.2 3.4 4.1 4.0 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.8 3.9

Not in labor force

57,695 57,008 57,075 57,394 57,219 56,926 57,079 56,864 56,697

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

124,328 125,393 125,099 124,328 125,091 125,200 125,299 125,393 125,099

Civilian labor force

72,095 73,768 73,485 72,238 73,107 73,442 73,478 73,769 73,691

Participation rate

58.0 58.8 58.7 58.1 58.4 58.7 58.6 58.8 58.9

Employed

69,378 71,422 70,731 69,620 70,710 70,935 70,949 71,218 71,049

Employment-population ratio

55.8 57.0 56.5 56.0 56.5 56.7 56.6 56.8 56.8

Unemployed

2,717 2,345 2,754 2,618 2,398 2,507 2,529 2,550 2,642

Unemployment rate

3.8 3.2 3.7 3.6 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.5 3.6

Not in labor force

52,234 51,625 51,615 52,090 51,984 51,757 51,821 51,624 51,408

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

16,783 16,756 16,704 16,783 16,762 16,768 16,763 16,756 16,704

Civilian labor force

5,511 5,641 5,480 5,970 5,843 5,974 5,935 5,971 5,939

Participation rate

32.8 33.7 32.8 35.6 34.9 35.6 35.4 35.6 35.6

Employed

4,709 5,023 4,729 5,143 5,108 5,258 5,221 5,226 5,172

Employment-population ratio

28.1 30.0 28.3 30.6 30.5 31.4 31.1 31.2 31.0

Unemployed

802 619 751 827 735 715 714 745 767

Unemployment rate

14.6 11.0 13.7 13.9 12.6 12.0 12.0 12.5 12.9

Not in labor force

11,271 11,115 11,224 10,812 10,918 10,795 10,828 10,785 10,765

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 01, 2019