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.
2016
Oct.
2017
Oct.
2016
Oct.
2017

TOTAL, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

30,227 30,255 224,094 225,511

Civilian labor force

6,052 6,360 153,730 154,105

Participation rate

20.0 21.0 68.6 68.3

Employed

5,454 5,877 146,881 148,346

Employment-population ratio

18.0 19.4 65.5 65.8

Unemployed

598 482 6,849 5,760

Unemployment rate

9.9 7.6 4.5 3.7

Not in labor force

24,175 23,895 70,363 71,406

Men, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,662 2,805 77,065 77,085

Participation rate

34.1 36.5 82.5 82.4

Employed

2,406 2,588 73,511 74,130

Employment-population ratio

30.8 33.7 78.7 79.2

Unemployed

256 217 3,555 2,955

Unemployment rate

9.6 7.8 4.6 3.8

Not in labor force

5,143 4,872 16,362 16,478

Women, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,265 2,347 68,387 68,608

Participation rate

28.5 30.2 70.8 71.0

Employed

1,991 2,133 65,381 66,080

Employment-population ratio

25.1 27.4 67.7 68.3

Unemployed

275 214 3,006 2,528

Unemployment rate

12.1 9.1 4.4 3.7

Not in labor force

5,675 5,433 28,222 28,086

Both sexes, 65 years and over

Civilian labor force

1,125 1,208 8,278 8,412

Participation rate

7.8 8.2 24.3 23.9

Employed

1,057 1,156 7,989 8,136

Employment-population ratio

7.3 7.8 23.5 23.1

Unemployed

68 51 289 276

Unemployment rate

6.0 4.2 3.5 3.3

Not in labor force

13,357 13,590 25,779 26,841

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 03, 2017