Labor force status flows by sex [Numbers in thousands]
Labor force flows Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted
Nov. to Dec.
2015
Oct. to Nov.
2016
Nov. to Dec.
2016
Nov. to Dec.
2015
July to Aug.
2016
Aug. to Sept.
2016
Sept. to Oct.
2016
Oct. to Nov.
2016
Nov. to Dec.
2016

TOTAL

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

149,703 152,385 151,798 150,030 151,655 151,926 151,902 152,048 152,111

Employed to employed

143,956 146,378 146,119 143,441 145,462 145,545 145,776 145,441 145,624

Unemployed to employed

1,738 1,801 1,530 2,088 1,820 1,994 2,037 2,018 1,867

Not in labor force to employed

3,946 4,147 4,058 4,434 4,264 4,286 3,976 4,527 4,526

Other inflows to employed(2)

63 58 90 67 109 100 113 62 94

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

7,542 7,066 7,170 7,927 7,853 7,904 7,740 7,409 7,529

Employed to unemployed

1,761 1,635 1,756 1,775 1,722 1,694 1,726 1,756 1,762

Unemployed to unemployed

4,002 3,702 3,637 4,036 4,149 4,109 3,938 3,729 3,664

Not in labor force to unemployed

1,764 1,706 1,764 2,097 1,968 2,097 2,056 1,897 2,089

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

15 24 13 19 13 5 20 27 15

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

94,691 95,089 95,774 93,978 94,346 94,261 94,678 95,084 95,102

Employed to not in labor force

4,025 4,297 4,485 4,178 4,337 4,391 4,399 4,681 4,637

Unemployed to not in labor force

1,832 1,943 1,897 1,813 1,778 1,748 1,927 1,991 1,876

Not in labor force to not in labor force

88,501 88,488 89,069 87,662 87,895 87,765 88,031 88,057 88,271

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

333 361 323 326 336 356 321 355 318

MEN

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

79,158 80,763 80,368 79,650 80,669 80,735 80,717 80,826 80,861

Employed to employed

76,348 77,952 77,620 76,404 77,693 77,617 77,807 77,633 77,706

Unemployed to employed

984 974 827 1,191 924 1,069 1,124 1,149 1,027

Not in labor force to employed

1,789 1,815 1,878 2,014 1,991 1,996 1,725 2,019 2,082

Other inflows to employed(2)

37 22 44 41 60 53 60 25 46

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

4,280 3,865 4,095 4,310 4,234 4,307 4,278 4,034 4,118

Employed to unemployed

1,007 958 1,098 941 912 985 962 964 1,022

Unemployed to unemployed

2,249 2,078 2,074 2,242 2,361 2,315 2,296 2,135 2,070

Not in labor force to unemployed

1,020 822 913 1,121 953 1,003 1,015 928 1,016

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

5 7 9 5 7 3 4 7 11

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

38,233 38,370 38,636 37,712 37,754 37,732 37,895 38,139 38,120

Employed to not in labor force

1,774 2,041 2,030 1,819 1,924 2,053 1,951 2,106 2,083

Unemployed to not in labor force

881 973 964 864 988 848 886 993 937

Not in labor force to not in labor force

35,418 35,166 35,485 34,873 34,683 34,660 34,898 34,854 34,947

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

161 190 157 156 159 172 159 186 153

WOMEN

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

70,544 71,622 71,430 70,381 70,986 71,191 71,185 71,222 71,250

Employed to employed

67,609 68,426 68,499 67,037 67,768 67,928 67,969 67,808 67,918

Unemployed to employed

753 827 704 897 896 925 914 869 840

Not in labor force to employed

2,157 2,332 2,180 2,420 2,273 2,290 2,250 2,508 2,444

Other inflows to employed(2)

25 36 47 26 49 48 53 37 48

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

3,262 3,201 3,075 3,618 3,619 3,597 3,463 3,375 3,411

Employed to unemployed

754 677 658 835 810 709 763 792 740

Unemployed to unemployed

1,753 1,624 1,563 1,794 1,788 1,793 1,642 1,594 1,594

Not in labor force to unemployed

744 883 850 976 1,015 1,094 1,041 969 1,073

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

11 18 4 13 6 1 16 20 4

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

56,458 56,719 57,138 56,266 56,593 56,529 56,783 56,945 56,982

Employed to not in labor force

2,251 2,256 2,455 2,359 2,413 2,339 2,448 2,575 2,554

Unemployed to not in labor force

951 970 933 949 790 900 1,041 999 939

Not in labor force to not in labor force

53,084 53,321 53,584 52,789 53,212 53,105 53,133 53,203 53,324

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

173 172 166 169 177 185 161 169 164

Footnotes
(1) Total shown for measure in the second month.
(2) Includes persons just turning 16 and adjustments to estimated population totals.

NOTE: Data may not sum to totals due to rounding.
SOURCE: Research series from the Current Population Survey, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

 

Last Modified Date: January 06, 2017