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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.
2019
Dec.
2020
Dec.
2019
Dec.
2020

TOTAL, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

30,705 29,887 229,476 231,342

Civilian labor force

6,281 5,979 157,726 154,038

Participation rate

20.5 20.0 68.7 66.6

Employed

5,840 5,320 152,663 144,293

Employment-population ratio

19.0 17.8 66.5 62.4

Unemployed

440 659 5,063 9,745

Unemployment rate

7.0 11.0 3.2 6.3

Not in labor force

24,425 23,908 71,749 77,305

Men, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,657 2,603 77,840 76,174

Participation rate

34.9 34.4 82.7 81.2

Employed

2,445 2,304 75,176 71,108

Employment-population ratio

32.2 30.5 79.9 75.8

Unemployed

211 299 2,664 5,067

Unemployment rate

7.9 11.5 3.4 6.7

Not in labor force

4,948 4,962 16,268 17,676

Women, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,389 2,348 70,052 68,288

Participation rate

31.6 31.9 72.1 70.4

Employed

2,201 2,079 67,898 64,145

Employment-population ratio

29.1 28.3 69.9 66.1

Unemployed

188 269 2,154 4,143

Unemployment rate

7.9 11.4 3.1 6.1

Not in labor force

5,165 5,009 27,105 28,717

Both sexes, 65 years and over

Civilian labor force

1,235 1,028 9,834 9,575

Participation rate

7.9 6.9 25.7 23.7

Employed

1,193 937 9,589 9,041

Employment-population ratio

7.7 6.3 25.1 22.3

Unemployed

42 92 245 535

Unemployment rate

3.4 8.9 2.5 5.6

Not in labor force

14,312 13,938 28,376 30,911

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 08, 2021