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
Oct.
2017
Oct.
2018
Oct.
2017
Oct.
2018

TOTAL, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

30,255 30,145 225,511 228,370

Civilian labor force

6,360 6,468 154,105 156,255

Participation rate

21.0 21.5 68.3 68.4

Employed

5,877 5,987 148,346 150,965

Employment-population ratio

19.4 19.9 65.8 66.1

Unemployed

482 480 5,760 5,290

Unemployment rate

7.6 7.4 3.7 3.4

Not in labor force

23,895 23,677 71,406 72,114

Men, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,805 2,740 77,085 77,736

Participation rate

36.5 36.4 82.4 82.4

Employed

2,588 2,520 74,130 75,067

Employment-population ratio

33.7 33.5 79.2 79.6

Unemployed

217 221 2,955 2,669

Unemployment rate

7.8 8.1 3.8 3.4

Not in labor force

4,872 4,790 16,478 16,560

Women, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,347 2,511 68,608 69,508

Participation rate

30.2 32.0 71.0 71.6

Employed

2,133 2,304 66,080 67,136

Employment-population ratio

27.4 29.4 68.3 69.2

Unemployed

214 207 2,528 2,372

Unemployment rate

9.1 8.2 3.7 3.4

Not in labor force

5,433 5,329 28,086 27,560

Both sexes, 65 years and over

Civilian labor force

1,208 1,216 8,412 9,011

Participation rate

8.2 8.2 23.9 24.4

Employed

1,156 1,163 8,136 8,762

Employment-population ratio

7.8 7.9 23.1 23.7

Unemployed

51 53 276 249

Unemployment rate

4.2 4.3 3.3 2.8

Not in labor force

13,590 13,559 26,841 27,994

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: November 02, 2018