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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
Apr.
2019
Apr.
2020
Apr.
2019
Apr.
2020

TOTAL, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

30,770 29,846 227,923 230,051

Civilian labor force

6,384 5,923 155,713 149,907

Participation rate

20.7 19.8 68.3 65.2

Employed

5,978 4,805 150,731 128,520

Employment-population ratio

19.4 16.1 66.1 55.9

Unemployed

405 1,117 4,982 21,387

Unemployment rate

6.3 18.9 3.2 14.3

Not in labor force

24,386 23,923 72,210 80,143

Men, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,732 2,611 77,629 74,556

Participation rate

36.6 35.4 82.5 79.3

Employed

2,522 2,096 74,947 64,877

Employment-population ratio

33.8 28.4 79.6 69.0

Unemployed

210 515 2,682 9,680

Unemployment rate

7.7 19.7 3.5 13.0

Not in labor force

4,735 4,764 16,470 19,431

Women, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,402 2,157 68,967 66,201

Participation rate

30.2 30.0 71.3 68.2

Employed

2,249 1,731 66,927 55,927

Employment-population ratio

28.3 24.1 69.2 57.6

Unemployed

152 426 2,039 10,275

Unemployment rate

6.3 19.7 3.0 15.5

Not in labor force

5,547 5,035 27,760 30,938

Both sexes, 65 years and over

Civilian labor force

1,250 1,154 9,117 9,150

Participation rate

8.1 7.6 24.6 23.5

Employed

1,208 978 8,857 7,717

Employment-population ratio

7.9 6.4 23.9 19.8

Unemployed

43 177 260 1,432

Unemployment rate

3.4 15.3 2.9 15.7

Not in labor force

14,104 14,124 27,979 29,774

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: May 11, 2020