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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
Dec.
2018
Dec.
2019
Dec.
2018
Dec.
2019

TOTAL, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

30,426 30,705 228,462 229,476

Civilian labor force

6,288 6,281 156,222 157,726

Participation rate

20.7 20.5 68.4 68.7

Employed

5,793 5,840 150,688 152,663

Employment-population ratio

19.0 19.0 66.0 66.5

Unemployed

495 440 5,535 5,063

Unemployment rate

7.9 7.0 3.5 3.2

Not in labor force

24,138 24,425 72,240 71,749

Men, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,690 2,657 77,618 77,840

Participation rate

35.5 34.9 82.3 82.7

Employed

2,469 2,445 74,570 75,176

Employment-population ratio

32.6 32.2 79.1 79.9

Unemployed

221 211 3,048 2,664

Unemployment rate

8.2 7.9 3.9 3.4

Not in labor force

4,880 4,948 16,681 16,268

Women, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,455 2,389 69,515 70,052

Participation rate

31.2 31.6 71.6 72.1

Employed

2,230 2,201 67,262 67,898

Employment-population ratio

28.3 29.1 69.3 69.9

Unemployed

225 188 2,253 2,154

Unemployment rate

9.2 7.9 3.2 3.1

Not in labor force

5,414 5,165 27,528 27,105

Both sexes, 65 years and over

Civilian labor force

1,144 1,235 9,090 9,834

Participation rate

7.6 7.9 24.5 25.7

Employed

1,094 1,193 8,856 9,589

Employment-population ratio

7.3 7.7 23.9 25.1

Unemployed

49 42 234 245

Unemployment rate

4.3 3.4 2.6 2.5

Not in labor force

13,843 14,312 28,031 28,376

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: January 10, 2020