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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
Aug.
2019
Aug.
2020
Aug.
2019
Aug.
2020

TOTAL, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

30,067 29,304 229,365 231,254

Civilian labor force

6,413 6,050 157,606 154,916

Participation rate

21.3 20.6 68.7 67.0

Employed

5,954 5,254 151,862 141,970

Employment-population ratio

19.8 17.9 66.2 61.4

Unemployed

459 796 5,743 12,946

Unemployment rate

7.2 13.2 3.6 8.4

Not in labor force

23,654 23,253 71,759 76,338

Men, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,700 2,610 78,432 77,128

Participation rate

36.4 36.1 83.3 81.9

Employed

2,506 2,281 75,717 71,015

Employment-population ratio

33.8 31.6 80.4 75.4

Unemployed

194 329 2,714 6,113

Unemployment rate

7.2 12.6 3.5 7.9

Not in labor force

4,713 4,616 15,756 17,000

Women, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,509 2,266 69,635 68,392

Participation rate

33.0 31.1 71.8 70.4

Employed

2,303 1,897 66,881 62,360

Employment-population ratio

30.3 26.1 68.9 64.2

Unemployed

206 368 2,754 6,032

Unemployment rate

8.2 16.3 4.0 8.8

Not in labor force

5,097 5,012 27,398 28,719

Both sexes, 65 years and over

Civilian labor force

1,204 1,174 9,539 9,396

Participation rate

8.0 7.9 25.0 23.5

Employed

1,145 1,076 9,264 8,595

Employment-population ratio

7.6 7.3 24.3 21.5

Unemployed

59 99 275 801

Unemployment rate

4.9 8.4 2.9 8.5

Not in labor force

13,843 13,625 28,605 30,620

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: September 23, 2020