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.
2016
Aug.
2017
Aug.
2016
Aug.
2017

TOTAL, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

30,253 30,547 223,601 224,810

Civilian labor force

6,004 6,276 153,796 154,587

Participation rate

19.8 20.5 68.8 68.8

Employed

5,325 5,750 146,479 147,826

Employment-population ratio

17.6 18.8 65.5 65.8

Unemployed

679 526 7,317 6,761

Unemployment rate

11.3 8.4 4.8 4.4

Not in labor force

24,249 24,271 69,806 70,223

Men, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,729 2,798 77,468 77,501

Participation rate

33.9 35.4 83.2 83.1

Employed

2,433 2,544 73,900 74,271

Employment-population ratio

30.3 32.2 79.4 79.6

Unemployed

296 254 3,568 3,230

Unemployment rate

10.8 9.1 4.6 4.2

Not in labor force

5,312 5,101 15,640 15,784

Women, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,167 2,321 68,096 68,708

Participation rate

28.0 29.6 70.4 71.1

Employed

1,854 2,097 64,667 65,459

Employment-population ratio

23.9 26.7 66.8 67.7

Unemployed

313 224 3,429 3,249

Unemployment rate

14.5 9.7 5.0 4.7

Not in labor force

5,579 5,518 28,661 27,918

Both sexes, 65 years and over

Civilian labor force

1,108 1,157 8,232 8,378

Participation rate

7.7 7.8 24.4 24.0

Employed

1,038 1,109 7,912 8,096

Employment-population ratio

7.2 7.5 23.5 23.2

Unemployed

70 48 320 282

Unemployment rate

6.3 4.1 3.9 3.4

Not in labor force

13,358 13,652 25,505 26,521

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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