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Table A-5. Employment status of the civilian population 18 years and over by veteran status, period of service, and sex, not seasonally adjusted

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-5. Employment status of the civilian population 18 years and over by veteran status, period of service, and sex, not seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status, veteran status, and period of service Total Men Women
July
2021
July
2022
July
2021
July
2022
July
2021
July
2022

VETERANS, 18 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

18,793 18,358 16,778 16,330 2,015 2,028

Civilian labor force

8,991 8,686 7,886 7,482 1,105 1,204

Participation rate

47.8 47.3 47.0 45.8 54.8 59.4

Employed

8,635 8,449 7,562 7,295 1,073 1,153

Employment-population ratio

45.9 46.0 45.1 44.7 53.2 56.9

Unemployed

356 237 324 187 32 50

Unemployment rate

4.0 2.7 4.1 2.5 2.9 4.2

Not in labor force

9,802 9,672 8,892 8,848 910 824

Gulf War-era II veterans

Civilian noninstitutional population

4,816 4,944 3,979 4,100 836 844

Civilian labor force

3,792 3,972 3,219 3,319 573 653

Participation rate

78.7 80.3 80.9 80.9 68.5 77.4

Employed

3,637 3,839 3,080 3,220 557 619

Employment-population ratio

75.5 77.6 77.4 78.5 66.6 73.3

Unemployed

155 133 138 99 16 35

Unemployment rate

4.1 3.4 4.3 3.0 2.9 5.3

Not in labor force

1,024 972 761 782 263 191

Gulf War-era I veterans

Civilian noninstitutional population

3,175 3,200 2,672 2,673 504 527

Civilian labor force

2,329 2,242 2,014 1,928 315 314

Participation rate

73.3 70.1 75.4 72.2 62.5 59.6

Employed

2,255 2,209 1,950 1,896 305 313

Employment-population ratio

71.0 69.0 73.0 70.9 60.6 59.4

Unemployed

74 33 65 33 10 1

Unemployment rate

3.2 1.5 3.2 1.7 3.0 0.3

Not in labor force

846 957 657 744 189 213

World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans

Civilian noninstitutional population

6,674 6,226 6,415 5,978 259 248

Civilian labor force

1,054 826 999 775 54 51

Participation rate

15.8 13.3 15.6 13.0 20.9 20.6

Employed

992 795 938 750 54 45

Employment-population ratio

14.9 12.8 14.6 12.6 20.9 18.0

Unemployed

62 31 62 24 0 6

Unemployment rate

5.9 3.7 6.2 3.1 - -

Not in labor force

5,620 5,400 5,416 5,203 205 197

Veterans of other service periods

Civilian noninstitutional population

4,128 3,988 3,712 3,579 416 409

Civilian labor force

1,817 1,646 1,654 1,460 163 185

Participation rate

44.0 41.3 44.6 40.8 39.3 45.3

Employed

1,752 1,606 1,595 1,429 157 177

Employment-population ratio

42.4 40.3 43.0 39.9 37.8 43.2

Unemployed

65 40 59 32 6 8

Unemployment rate

3.6 2.4 3.6 2.2 3.9 4.6

Not in labor force

2,311 2,342 2,058 2,119 253 224

NONVETERANS, 18 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

234,219 236,695 105,435 107,787 128,784 128,908

Civilian labor force

151,066 153,737 77,486 79,198 73,580 74,540

Participation rate

64.5 65.0 73.5 73.5 57.1 57.8

Employed

142,554 148,061 73,184 76,417 69,370 71,644

Employment-population ratio

60.9 62.6 69.4 70.9 53.9 55.6

Unemployed

8,512 5,676 4,303 2,781 4,210 2,896

Unemployment rate

5.6 3.7 5.6 3.5 5.7 3.9

Not in labor force

83,153 82,957 27,949 28,589 55,204 54,368

NOTE: Veterans served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces and were not on active duty at the time of the survey. Nonveterans never served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces. Veterans could have served anywhere in the world during these periods of service: Gulf War era II (September 2001-present), Gulf War era I (August 1990-August 2001), Vietnam era (August 1964-April 1975), Korean War (July 1950-January 1955), World War II (December 1941-December 1946), and other service periods (all other time periods). Veterans who served in more than one wartime period are classified only in the most recent one. Veterans who served during one of the selected wartime periods and another period are classified only in the wartime period. Dash indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria (values not shown where base is less than 75,000).

Last Modified Date: August 05, 2022