Table A-6. Employment status of the civilian population by sex, age, and disability status, not seasonally adjusted

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-6. Employment status of the civilian population by sex, age, and disability status, not seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status, sex, and age Persons with a disability Persons with no disability
Sept.
2016
Sept.
2017
Sept.
2016
Sept.
2017

TOTAL, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

30,421 30,635 223,670 224,927

Civilian labor force

6,027 6,481 153,609 154,568

Participation rate

19.8 21.2 68.7 68.7

Employed

5,502 5,994 146,475 148,499

Employment-population ratio

18.1 19.6 65.5 66.0

Unemployed

525 487 7,134 6,068

Unemployment rate

8.7 7.5 4.6 3.9

Not in labor force

24,395 24,154 70,061 70,359

Men, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,615 2,866 77,114 77,168

Participation rate

33.1 35.8 82.6 82.8

Employed

2,383 2,645 73,513 74,141

Employment-population ratio

30.2 33.0 78.8 79.5

Unemployed

232 221 3,601 3,027

Unemployment rate

8.9 7.7 4.7 3.9

Not in labor force

5,277 5,144 16,202 16,044

Women, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,312 2,356 68,184 68,889

Participation rate

28.8 30.4 70.7 71.2

Employed

2,063 2,153 64,962 66,094

Employment-population ratio

25.7 27.8 67.3 68.3

Unemployed

249 203 3,222 2,794

Unemployment rate

10.8 8.6 4.7 4.1

Not in labor force

5,702 5,393 28,319 27,830

Both sexes, 65 years and over

Civilian labor force

1,100 1,260 8,311 8,512

Participation rate

7.6 8.5 24.6 24.3

Employed

1,056 1,197 8,000 8,264

Employment-population ratio

7.3 8.0 23.6 23.6

Unemployed

44 63 311 247

Unemployment rate

4.0 5.0 3.7 2.9

Not in labor force

13,417 13,617 25,540 26,485

NOTE: A person with a disability has at least one of the following conditions: is deaf or has serious difficulty hearing; is blind or has serious difficulty seeing even when wearing glasses; has serious difficulty concentrating, remembering, or making decisions because of a physical, mental, or emotional condition; has serious difficulty walking or climbing stairs; has difficulty dressing or bathing; or has difficulty doing errands alone such as visiting a doctor's office or shopping because of a physical, mental, or emotional condition. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: October 06, 2017