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
Apr.
2016
Apr.
2017
Apr.
2016
Apr.
2017

TOTAL, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

29,974 30,612 222,995 223,976

Civilian labor force

6,108 6,166 152,380 153,652

Participation rate

20.4 20.1 68.3 68.6

Employed

5,453 5,509 145,622 147,754

Employment-population ratio

18.2 18.0 65.3 66.0

Unemployed

655 657 6,758 5,898

Unemployment rate

10.7 10.7 4.4 3.8

Not in labor force

23,866 24,447 70,615 70,324

Men, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,633 2,700 76,461 76,784

Participation rate

34.3 34.3 82.0 82.4

Employed

2,329 2,352 72,923 73,794

Employment-population ratio

30.3 29.8 78.2 79.2

Unemployed

305 348 3,538 2,989

Unemployment rate

11.6 12.9 4.6 3.9

Not in labor force

5,054 5,181 16,777 16,350

Women, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,377 2,411 67,675 68,236

Participation rate

29.1 29.8 70.4 70.9

Employed

2,097 2,157 64,694 65,627

Employment-population ratio

25.6 26.6 67.3 68.2

Unemployed

280 254 2,981 2,610

Unemployment rate

11.8 10.5 4.4 3.8

Not in labor force

5,803 5,691 28,520 27,994

Both sexes, 65 years and over

Civilian labor force

1,097 1,055 8,244 8,632

Participation rate

7.8 7.2 24.6 24.9

Employed

1,027 999 8,006 8,333

Employment-population ratio

7.3 6.8 23.9 24.1

Unemployed

71 55 238 299

Unemployment rate

6.4 5.2 2.9 3.5

Not in labor force

13,010 13,574 25,318 25,979

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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