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)
July
2017
June
2018
July
2018
July
2017
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018
May
2018
June
2018
July
2018

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

255,151 257,642 257,843 255,151 257,097 257,272 257,454 257,642 257,843

Civilian labor force

161,911 163,277 163,734 160,467 161,763 161,527 161,539 162,140 162,245

Participation rate

63.5 63.4 63.5 62.9 62.9 62.8 62.7 62.9 62.9

Employed

154,470 156,465 157,004 153,511 155,178 155,181 155,474 155,576 155,965

Employment-population ratio

60.5 60.7 60.9 60.2 60.4 60.3 60.4 60.4 60.5

Unemployed

7,441 6,812 6,730 6,956 6,585 6,346 6,065 6,564 6,280

Unemployment rate

4.6 4.2 4.1 4.3 4.1 3.9 3.8 4.0 3.9

Not in labor force

93,240 94,365 94,109 94,684 95,335 95,745 95,915 95,502 95,598

Persons who currently want a job

5,713 5,654 5,483 5,384 5,096 5,115 5,183 5,258 5,163

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

123,311 124,604 124,704 123,311 124,331 124,418 124,509 124,604 124,704

Civilian labor force

86,212 86,988 87,102 84,994 86,169 86,152 86,157 86,056 85,950

Participation rate

69.9 69.8 69.8 68.9 69.3 69.2 69.2 69.1 68.9

Employed

82,484 83,414 83,828 81,288 82,630 82,611 82,784 82,522 82,684

Employment-population ratio

66.9 66.9 67.2 65.9 66.5 66.4 66.5 66.2 66.3

Unemployed

3,728 3,573 3,274 3,706 3,539 3,541 3,373 3,534 3,266

Unemployment rate

4.3 4.1 3.8 4.4 4.1 4.1 3.9 4.1 3.8

Not in labor force

37,099 37,616 37,602 38,318 38,162 38,266 38,352 38,548 38,754

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

114,817 116,115 116,220 114,817 115,832 115,921 116,017 116,115 116,220

Civilian labor force

82,656 83,470 83,534 82,128 83,200 83,199 83,234 83,115 83,058

Participation rate

72.0 71.9 71.9 71.5 71.8 71.8 71.7 71.6 71.5

Employed

79,457 80,498 80,800 78,863 80,113 80,111 80,329 80,013 80,240

Employment-population ratio

69.2 69.3 69.5 68.7 69.2 69.1 69.2 68.9 69.0

Unemployed

3,199 2,972 2,734 3,266 3,087 3,088 2,905 3,102 2,818

Unemployment rate

3.9 3.6 3.3 4.0 3.7 3.7 3.5 3.7 3.4

Not in labor force

32,161 32,645 32,685 32,689 32,632 32,723 32,783 33,001 33,162

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

131,840 133,038 133,139 131,840 132,766 132,853 132,944 133,038 133,139

Civilian labor force

75,699 76,289 76,632 75,473 75,594 75,375 75,382 76,084 76,295

Participation rate

57.4 57.3 57.6 57.2 56.9 56.7 56.7 57.2 57.3

Employed

71,986 73,051 73,176 72,223 72,548 72,569 72,690 73,054 73,281

Employment-population ratio

54.6 54.9 55.0 54.8 54.6 54.6 54.7 54.9 55.0

Unemployed

3,713 3,238 3,456 3,250 3,046 2,805 2,692 3,030 3,013

Unemployment rate

4.9 4.2 4.5 4.3 4.0 3.7 3.6 4.0 3.9

Not in labor force

56,141 56,749 56,507 56,366 57,172 57,479 57,562 56,954 56,844

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

123,577 124,771 124,875 123,577 124,491 124,579 124,674 124,771 124,875

Civilian labor force

72,127 72,848 73,004 72,499 72,610 72,498 72,493 73,139 73,285

Participation rate

58.4 58.4 58.5 58.7 58.3 58.2 58.1 58.6 58.7

Employed

68,860 70,045 69,975 69,586 69,916 69,992 70,077 70,419 70,598

Employment-population ratio

55.7 56.1 56.0 56.3 56.2 56.2 56.2 56.4 56.5

Unemployed

3,267 2,802 3,028 2,912 2,695 2,506 2,415 2,720 2,687

Unemployment rate

4.5 3.8 4.1 4.0 3.7 3.5 3.3 3.7 3.7

Not in labor force

51,450 51,924 51,871 51,078 51,880 52,081 52,181 51,633 51,590

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

16,757 16,755 16,748 16,757 16,774 16,771 16,763 16,755 16,748

Civilian labor force

7,128 6,959 7,196 5,840 5,952 5,831 5,812 5,886 5,902

Participation rate

42.5 41.5 43.0 34.9 35.5 34.8 34.7 35.1 35.2

Employed

6,154 5,921 6,228 5,062 5,149 5,078 5,068 5,144 5,127

Employment-population ratio

36.7 35.3 37.2 30.2 30.7 30.3 30.2 30.7 30.6

Unemployed

974 1,038 967 778 803 752 745 743 775

Unemployment rate

13.7 14.9 13.4 13.3 13.5 12.9 12.8 12.6 13.1

Not in labor force

9,629 9,797 9,552 10,917 10,822 10,941 10,951 10,869 10,846

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: August 03, 2018