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)
Apr.
2018
Mar.
2019
Apr.
2019
Apr.
2018
Dec.
2018
Jan.
2019
Feb.
2019
Mar.
2019
Apr.
2019

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

257,272 258,537 258,693 257,272 258,888 258,239 258,392 258,537 258,693

Civilian labor force

161,280 162,823 162,097 161,551 163,240 163,229 163,184 162,960 162,470

Participation rate

62.7 63.0 62.7 62.8 63.1 63.2 63.2 63.0 62.8

Employed

155,348 156,441 156,710 155,216 156,945 156,694 156,949 156,748 156,645

Employment-population ratio

60.4 60.5 60.6 60.3 60.6 60.7 60.7 60.6 60.6

Unemployed

5,932 6,382 5,387 6,335 6,294 6,535 6,235 6,211 5,824

Unemployment rate

3.7 3.9 3.3 3.9 3.9 4.0 3.8 3.8 3.6

Not in labor force

95,992 95,714 96,596 95,721 95,649 95,010 95,208 95,577 96,223

Persons who currently want a job

5,010 4,887 4,951 5,143 5,327 5,254 5,222 5,227 5,121

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

124,418 125,037 125,114 124,418 125,227 124,890 124,965 125,037 125,114

Civilian labor force

85,965 86,286 86,027 86,102 86,441 86,577 86,439 86,442 86,179

Participation rate

69.1 69.0 68.8 69.2 69.0 69.3 69.2 69.1 68.9

Employed

82,610 82,606 82,963 82,599 83,041 83,031 83,095 83,034 82,959

Employment-population ratio

66.4 66.1 66.3 66.4 66.3 66.5 66.5 66.4 66.3

Unemployed

3,355 3,681 3,064 3,502 3,401 3,545 3,343 3,408 3,221

Unemployment rate

3.9 4.3 3.6 4.1 3.9 4.1 3.9 3.9 3.7

Not in labor force

38,453 38,750 39,087 38,317 38,785 38,313 38,527 38,595 38,935

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

115,921 116,586 116,665 115,921 116,739 116,436 116,513 116,586 116,665

Civilian labor force

83,225 83,603 83,415 83,163 83,500 83,599 83,632 83,573 83,373

Participation rate

71.8 71.7 71.5 71.7 71.5 71.8 71.8 71.7 71.5

Employed

80,242 80,295 80,711 80,108 80,501 80,472 80,712 80,564 80,576

Employment-population ratio

69.2 68.9 69.2 69.1 69.0 69.1 69.3 69.1 69.1

Unemployed

2,983 3,308 2,703 3,055 2,999 3,126 2,920 3,009 2,797

Unemployment rate

3.6 4.0 3.2 3.7 3.6 3.7 3.5 3.6 3.4

Not in labor force

32,697 32,983 33,251 32,758 33,239 32,837 32,881 33,013 33,292

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

132,853 133,500 133,579 132,853 133,662 133,350 133,427 133,500 133,579

Civilian labor force

75,314 76,536 76,069 75,449 76,798 76,652 76,746 76,518 76,291

Participation rate

56.7 57.3 56.9 56.8 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.3 57.1

Employed

72,738 73,835 73,747 72,616 73,904 73,663 73,854 73,715 73,687

Employment-population ratio

54.8 55.3 55.2 54.7 55.3 55.2 55.4 55.2 55.2

Unemployed

2,576 2,701 2,323 2,833 2,894 2,990 2,892 2,803 2,604

Unemployment rate

3.4 3.5 3.1 3.8 3.8 3.9 3.8 3.7 3.4

Not in labor force

57,539 56,964 57,510 57,405 56,864 56,697 56,681 56,982 57,288

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

124,579 125,252 125,332 124,579 125,393 125,099 125,177 125,252 125,332

Civilian labor force

72,573 73,658 73,382 72,558 73,769 73,691 73,760 73,525 73,419

Participation rate

58.3 58.8 58.5 58.2 58.8 58.9 58.9 58.7 58.6

Employed

70,266 71,259 71,327 70,033 71,218 71,049 71,221 71,072 71,131

Employment-population ratio

56.4 56.9 56.9 56.2 56.8 56.8 56.9 56.7 56.8

Unemployed

2,307 2,399 2,055 2,525 2,550 2,642 2,540 2,453 2,288

Unemployment rate

3.2 3.3 2.8 3.5 3.5 3.6 3.4 3.3 3.1

Not in labor force

52,006 51,594 51,950 52,021 51,624 51,408 51,417 51,727 51,913

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

16,771 16,698 16,696 16,771 16,756 16,704 16,702 16,698 16,696

Civilian labor force

5,482 5,562 5,300 5,829 5,971 5,939 5,792 5,862 5,678

Participation rate

32.7 33.3 31.7 34.8 35.6 35.6 34.7 35.1 34.0

Employed

4,840 4,887 4,672 5,074 5,226 5,172 5,017 5,113 4,938

Employment-population ratio

28.9 29.3 28.0 30.3 31.2 31.0 30.0 30.6 29.6

Unemployed

642 675 628 755 745 767 776 748 740

Unemployment rate

11.7 12.1 11.9 13.0 12.5 12.9 13.4 12.8 13.0

Not in labor force

11,290 11,137 11,395 10,942 10,785 10,765 10,909 10,837 11,018

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: May 03, 2019