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
Feb.
2016
Feb.
2017
Feb.
2016
Feb.
2017

TOTAL, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

28,915 30,113 223,662 224,133

Civilian labor force

5,643 6,134 152,636 153,348

Participation rate

19.5 20.4 68.2 68.4

Employed

4,936 5,508 145,125 146,087

Employment-population ratio

17.1 18.3 64.9 65.2

Unemployed

707 626 7,511 7,261

Unemployment rate

12.5 10.2 4.9 4.7

Not in labor force

23,272 23,979 71,026 70,785

Men, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,487 2,577 76,563 76,757

Participation rate

33.2 33.5 82.0 82.3

Employed

2,122 2,298 72,490 72,812

Employment-population ratio

28.4 29.9 77.7 78.0

Unemployed

365 280 4,073 3,945

Unemployment rate

14.7 10.9 5.3 5.1

Not in labor force

4,998 5,111 16,782 16,561

Women, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,128 2,367 67,999 68,192

Participation rate

27.3 29.6 70.4 70.8

Employed

1,853 2,111 64,825 65,216

Employment-population ratio

23.8 26.4 67.2 67.7

Unemployed

275 256 3,174 2,977

Unemployment rate

12.9 10.8 4.7 4.4

Not in labor force

5,664 5,634 28,533 28,135

Both sexes, 65 years and over

Civilian labor force

1,028 1,189 8,075 8,399

Participation rate

7.5 8.2 23.9 24.4

Employed

961 1,099 7,810 8,059

Employment-population ratio

7.0 7.6 23.1 23.4

Unemployed

67 90 264 339

Unemployment rate

6.5 7.6 3.3 4.0

Not in labor force

12,610 13,234 25,712 26,088

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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