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
May
2016
May
2017
May
2016
May
2017

TOTAL, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

30,209 30,732 222,965 224,035

Civilian labor force

6,186 6,326 152,614 153,653

Participation rate

20.5 20.6 68.4 68.6

Employed

5,583 5,722 146,010 147,685

Employment-population ratio

18.5 18.6 65.5 65.9

Unemployed

603 604 6,604 5,968

Unemployment rate

9.7 9.5 4.3 3.9

Not in labor force

24,023 24,406 70,351 70,382

Men, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,804 2,722 76,583 76,969

Participation rate

35.6 34.4 82.3 82.6

Employed

2,517 2,457 73,169 73,958

Employment-population ratio

32.0 31.0 78.6 79.4

Unemployed

287 265 3,414 3,011

Unemployment rate

10.2 9.7 4.5 3.9

Not in labor force

5,073 5,194 16,504 16,160

Women, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,233 2,565 67,910 68,046

Participation rate

27.7 31.0 70.5 70.8

Employed

1,989 2,279 64,927 65,362

Employment-population ratio

24.7 27.5 67.4 68.0

Unemployed

245 286 2,983 2,684

Unemployment rate

11.0 11.2 4.4 3.9

Not in labor force

5,830 5,716 28,427 28,042

Both sexes, 65 years and over

Civilian labor force

1,149 1,039 8,122 8,637

Participation rate

8.0 7.2 24.2 24.8

Employed

1,078 986 7,915 8,364

Employment-population ratio

7.6 6.8 23.6 24.0

Unemployed

71 53 207 273

Unemployment rate

6.2 5.1 2.5 3.2

Not in labor force

13,120 13,495 25,421 26,181

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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