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.
2017
Dec.
2018
Dec.
2017
Dec.
2018

TOTAL, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

29,780 30,426 226,329 228,462

Civilian labor force

6,211 6,288 153,668 156,222

Participation rate

20.9 20.7 67.9 68.4

Employed

5,690 5,793 147,912 150,688

Employment-population ratio

19.1 19.0 65.4 66.0

Unemployed

522 495 5,757 5,535

Unemployment rate

8.4 7.9 3.7 3.5

Not in labor force

23,569 24,138 72,661 72,240

Men, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,777 2,690 76,818 77,618

Participation rate

37.5 35.5 81.8 82.3

Employed

2,509 2,469 73,748 74,570

Employment-population ratio

33.9 32.6 78.6 79.1

Unemployed

268 221 3,071 3,048

Unemployment rate

9.7 8.2 4.0 3.9

Not in labor force

4,622 4,880 17,037 16,681

Women, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,327 2,455 68,380 69,515

Participation rate

30.2 31.2 70.6 71.6

Employed

2,134 2,230 65,960 67,262

Employment-population ratio

27.7 28.3 68.1 69.3

Unemployed

193 225 2,421 2,253

Unemployment rate

8.3 9.2 3.5 3.2

Not in labor force

5,367 5,414 28,461 27,528

Both sexes, 65 years and over

Civilian labor force

1,107 1,144 8,470 9,090

Participation rate

7.5 7.6 23.8 24.5

Employed

1,047 1,094 8,204 8,856

Employment-population ratio

7.1 7.3 23.0 23.9

Unemployed

60 49 265 234

Unemployment rate

5.4 4.3 3.1 2.6

Not in labor force

13,580 13,843 27,163 28,031

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 04, 2019