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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)
July
2019
June
2020
July
2020
July
2019
Mar.
2020
Apr.
2020
May
2020
June
2020
July
2020

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

259,225 260,204 260,373 259,225 259,758 259,896 260,047 260,204 260,373

Civilian labor force

164,941 160,883 161,374 163,373 162,913 156,481 158,227 159,932 159,870

Participation rate

63.6 61.8 62.0 63.0 62.7 60.2 60.8 61.5 61.4

Employed

158,385 142,811 144,492 157,346 155,772 133,403 137,242 142,182 143,532

Employment-population ratio

61.1 54.9 55.5 60.7 60.0 51.3 52.8 54.6 55.1

Unemployed

6,556 18,072 16,882 6,027 7,140 23,078 20,985 17,750 16,338

Unemployment rate

4.0 11.2 10.5 3.7 4.4 14.7 13.3 11.1 10.2

Not in labor force

94,284 99,321 98,998 95,852 96,845 103,415 101,820 100,273 100,503

Persons who currently want a job

5,289 8,633 8,003 5,016 5,509 9,916 8,962 8,195 7,732

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

125,378 125,860 125,944 125,378 125,639 125,707 125,782 125,860 125,944

Civilian labor force

88,025 85,429 85,685 86,793 86,123 83,139 83,900 84,596 84,533

Participation rate

70.2 67.9 68.0 69.2 68.5 66.1 66.7 67.2 67.1

Employed

84,798 76,425 77,375 83,589 82,357 71,916 73,702 75,629 76,212

Employment-population ratio

67.6 60.7 61.4 66.7 65.6 57.2 58.6 60.1 60.5

Unemployed

3,227 9,004 8,310 3,204 3,765 11,223 10,199 8,967 8,321

Unemployment rate

3.7 10.5 9.7 3.7 4.4 13.5 12.2 10.6 9.8

Not in labor force

37,353 40,431 40,258 38,585 39,516 42,569 41,881 41,264 41,411

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

116,939 117,492 117,580 116,939 117,254 117,330 117,410 117,492 117,580

Civilian labor force

84,284 82,203 82,353 83,771 83,176 80,461 81,057 81,995 81,904

Participation rate

72.1 70.0 70.0 71.6 70.9 68.6 69.0 69.8 69.7

Employed

81,561 74,002 74,756 80,975 79,832 69,977 71,672 73,641 74,184

Employment-population ratio

69.7 63.0 63.6 69.2 68.1 59.6 61.0 62.7 63.1

Unemployed

2,723 8,201 7,597 2,796 3,344 10,483 9,385 8,354 7,720

Unemployment rate

3.2 10.0 9.2 3.3 4.0 13.0 11.6 10.2 9.4

Not in labor force

32,655 35,289 35,227 33,168 34,078 36,870 36,352 35,497 35,676

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

133,847 134,344 134,429 133,847 134,119 134,189 134,265 134,344 134,429

Civilian labor force

76,916 75,454 75,689 76,580 76,790 73,343 74,327 75,336 75,337

Participation rate

57.5 56.2 56.3 57.2 57.3 54.7 55.4 56.1 56.0

Employed

73,587 66,386 67,117 73,757 73,415 61,487 63,540 66,552 67,320

Employment-population ratio

55.0 49.4 49.9 55.1 54.7 45.8 47.3 49.5 50.1

Unemployed

3,329 9,068 8,572 2,823 3,375 11,855 10,787 8,783 8,017

Unemployment rate

4.3 12.0 11.3 3.7 4.4 16.2 14.5 11.7 10.6

Not in labor force

56,931 58,890 58,740 57,267 57,329 60,847 59,938 59,009 59,092

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

125,604 126,155 126,243 125,604 125,915 125,991 126,072 126,155 126,243

Civilian labor force

73,269 72,214 72,404 73,585 73,840 70,913 71,558 72,580 72,720

Participation rate

58.3 57.2 57.4 58.6 58.6 56.3 56.8 57.5 57.6

Employed

70,415 63,925 64,384 71,120 70,886 59,947 61,638 64,426 65,113

Employment-population ratio

56.1 50.7 51.0 56.6 56.3 47.6 48.9 51.1 51.6

Unemployed

2,853 8,289 8,020 2,465 2,954 10,966 9,920 8,154 7,607

Unemployment rate

3.9 11.5 11.1 3.3 4.0 15.5 13.9 11.2 10.5

Not in labor force

52,336 53,940 53,839 52,019 52,075 55,079 54,514 53,575 53,523

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

16,682 16,557 16,550 16,682 16,590 16,574 16,566 16,557 16,550

Civilian labor force

7,389 6,466 6,618 6,017 5,897 5,108 5,612 5,356 5,245

Participation rate

44.3 39.1 40.0 36.1 35.5 30.8 33.9 32.3 31.7

Employed

6,409 4,884 5,353 5,250 5,054 3,479 3,932 4,114 4,235

Employment-population ratio

38.4 29.5 32.3 31.5 30.5 21.0 23.7 24.8 25.6

Unemployed

980 1,582 1,265 767 843 1,628 1,681 1,242 1,011

Unemployment rate

13.3 24.5 19.1 12.7 14.3 31.9 29.9 23.2 19.3

Not in labor force

9,293 10,092 9,932 10,665 10,693 11,467 10,953 11,201 11,304

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 07, 2020