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
Aug.
2017
Aug.
2018
Aug.
2017
Aug.
2018

TOTAL, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

30,547 29,823 224,810 228,243

Civilian labor force

6,276 6,207 154,587 155,702

Participation rate

20.5 20.8 68.8 68.2

Employed

5,750 5,713 147,826 149,826

Employment-population ratio

18.8 19.2 65.8 65.6

Unemployed

526 494 6,761 5,876

Unemployment rate

8.4 8.0 4.4 3.8

Not in labor force

24,271 23,616 70,223 72,540

Men, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,798 2,651 77,501 77,953

Participation rate

35.4 35.1 83.1 82.8

Employed

2,544 2,429 74,271 75,207

Employment-population ratio

32.2 32.2 79.6 79.9

Unemployed

254 222 3,230 2,746

Unemployment rate

9.1 8.4 4.2 3.5

Not in labor force

5,101 4,896 15,784 16,221

Women, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,321 2,377 68,708 68,862

Participation rate

29.6 31.0 71.1 70.9

Employed

2,097 2,172 65,459 66,043

Employment-population ratio

26.7 28.3 67.7 68.0

Unemployed

224 205 3,249 2,819

Unemployment rate

9.7 8.6 4.7 4.1

Not in labor force

5,518 5,291 27,918 28,314

Both sexes, 65 years and over

Civilian labor force

1,157 1,179 8,378 8,887

Participation rate

7.8 8.1 24.0 24.1

Employed

1,109 1,112 8,096 8,576

Employment-population ratio

7.5 7.6 23.2 23.2

Unemployed

48 67 282 311

Unemployment rate

4.1 5.7 3.4 3.5

Not in labor force

13,652 13,429 26,521 28,006

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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