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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
May
2021
May
2022
May
2021
May
2022

TOTAL, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

30,888 32,686 230,322 230,993

Civilian labor force

6,375 7,497 154,232 156,661

Participation rate

20.6 22.9 67.0 67.8

Employed

5,723 6,961 146,056 151,649

Employment-population ratio

18.5 21.3 63.4 65.7

Unemployed

653 536 8,176 5,012

Unemployment rate

10.2 7.1 5.3 3.2

Not in labor force

24,513 25,189 76,091 74,332

Men, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,625 3,086 76,833 78,119

Participation rate

35.2 38.3 82.0 82.5

Employed

2,304 2,834 72,535 75,607

Employment-population ratio

30.8 35.2 77.4 79.9

Unemployed

321 252 4,297 2,512

Unemployment rate

12.2 8.2 5.6 3.2

Not in labor force

4,843 4,974 16,895 16,558

Women, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,640 3,074 68,042 69,039

Participation rate

33.3 36.2 70.8 71.9

Employed

2,373 2,842 64,636 66,794

Employment-population ratio

29.9 33.5 67.2 69.6

Unemployed

267 232 3,406 2,245

Unemployment rate

10.1 7.5 5.0 3.3

Not in labor force

5,286 5,406 28,128 26,978

Both sexes, 65 years and over

Civilian labor force

1,110 1,337 9,357 9,502

Participation rate

7.2 8.3 23.1 23.6

Employed

1,045 1,285 8,885 9,248

Employment-population ratio

6.7 8.0 22.0 22.9

Unemployed

65 52 473 255

Unemployment rate

5.8 3.9 5.1 2.7

Not in labor force

14,384 14,810 31,067 30,796

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.

Last Modified Date: June 03, 2022