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
Dec.
2016
Dec.
2017
Dec.
2016
Dec.
2017

TOTAL, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

30,131 29,780 224,611 226,329

Civilian labor force

6,054 6,211 152,914 153,668

Participation rate

20.1 20.9 68.1 67.9

Employed

5,509 5,690 146,289 147,912

Employment-population ratio

18.3 19.1 65.1 65.4

Unemployed

545 522 6,625 5,757

Unemployment rate

9.0 8.4 4.3 3.7

Not in labor force

24,077 23,569 71,697 72,661

Men, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,650 2,777 76,792 76,818

Participation rate

34.6 37.5 82.0 81.8

Employed

2,379 2,509 73,182 73,748

Employment-population ratio

31.1 33.9 78.2 78.6

Unemployed

271 268 3,610 3,071

Unemployment rate

10.2 9.7 4.7 4.0

Not in labor force

5,001 4,622 16,836 17,037

Women, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,347 2,327 67,993 68,380

Participation rate

28.9 30.2 70.4 70.6

Employed

2,152 2,134 65,264 65,960

Employment-population ratio

26.5 27.7 67.6 68.1

Unemployed

195 193 2,729 2,421

Unemployment rate

8.3 8.3 4.0 3.5

Not in labor force

5,763 5,367 28,522 28,461

Both sexes, 65 years and over

Civilian labor force

1,057 1,107 8,128 8,470

Participation rate

7.4 7.5 23.6 23.8

Employed

978 1,047 7,842 8,204

Employment-population ratio

6.8 7.1 22.8 23.0

Unemployed

79 60 286 265

Unemployment rate

7.4 5.4 3.5 3.1

Not in labor force

13,312 13,580 26,340 27,163

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: January 05, 2018