Labor force status flows by sex [Numbers in thousands]
Labor force flows Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted
Dec. to Jan.
2017
Nov. to Dec.
2017
Dec. to Jan.
2018
Dec. to Jan.
2017
Aug. to Sept.
2017
Sept. to Oct.
2017
Oct. to Nov.
2017
Nov. to Dec.
2017
Dec. to Jan.
2018

TOTAL

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

150,527 153,602 152,848 152,076 154,324 153,846 153,917 154,021 154,430

Employed to employed

144,445 148,088 146,608 145,680 147,369 147,502 147,510 147,653 147,795

Unemployed to employed

1,658 1,500 1,425 1,998 1,976 1,902 1,765 1,835 1,778

Not in labor force to employed

4,418 3,955 4,437 4,392 4,875 4,371 4,580 4,469 4,467

Other inflows to employed(2)

5 59 378 6 103 72 61 64 390

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

8,149 6,278 7,189 7,642 6,759 6,524 6,616 6,576 6,684

Employed to unemployed

2,169 1,636 1,998 1,732 1,585 1,590 1,609 1,631 1,573

Unemployed to unemployed

4,063 3,112 3,340 3,990 3,384 3,162 3,231 3,161 3,251

Not in labor force to unemployed

1,917 1,529 1,819 1,920 1,788 1,761 1,750 1,782 1,828

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

0 1 32 0 3 11 27 2 32

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

95,406 96,230 96,743 94,364 94,480 95,395 95,416 95,512 95,665

Employed to not in labor force

4,672 4,431 4,970 4,319 4,492 5,206 4,702 4,607 4,627

Unemployed to not in labor force

1,423 1,672 1,511 1,488 1,765 1,694 1,527 1,619 1,546

Not in labor force to not in labor force

88,936 89,800 89,774 88,200 87,897 88,149 88,866 88,965 89,017

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

374 327 487 357 325 346 321 321 475

MEN

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

79,721 81,300 81,046 80,973 81,902 81,667 81,666 81,821 82,274

Employed to employed

76,777 78,607 77,898 77,880 78,553 78,702 78,699 78,744 78,965

Unemployed to employed

987 791 877 1,128 1,104 998 1,003 985 1,004

Not in labor force to employed

1,956 1,887 2,028 1,964 2,195 1,946 1,939 2,074 2,053

Other inflows to employed(2)

1 15 244 1 49 22 26 19 253

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

4,514 3,531 4,079 4,075 3,617 3,580 3,555 3,533 3,658

Employed to unemployed

1,306 982 1,189 969 856 942 889 908 864

Unemployed to unemployed

2,337 1,766 1,994 2,219 1,867 1,766 1,787 1,765 1,870

Not in labor force to unemployed

871 782 877 887 892 867 857 860 906

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

0 0 19 0 2 5 22 0 19

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

38,546 38,955 39,048 37,732 37,996 38,370 38,486 38,432 38,242

Employed to not in labor force

2,006 1,931 2,199 1,775 1,918 2,243 2,065 2,000 1,978

Unemployed to not in labor force

756 851 659 744 863 852 789 805 659

Not in labor force to not in labor force

35,588 35,999 35,955 35,030 35,054 35,090 35,479 35,457 35,379

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

195 173 235 184 161 184 153 170 226

WOMEN

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

70,806 72,301 71,802 71,103 72,422 72,179 72,251 72,200 72,157

Employed to employed

67,668 69,482 68,711 67,800 68,816 68,800 68,811 68,909 68,831

Unemployed to employed

671 709 548 871 872 903 763 851 774

Not in labor force to employed

2,462 2,067 2,409 2,428 2,680 2,425 2,641 2,395 2,415

Other inflows to employed(2)

5 43 134 5 54 51 35 45 137

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

3,635 2,747 3,110 3,567 3,142 2,945 3,061 3,043 3,027

Employed to unemployed

862 653 809 763 728 648 720 724 710

Unemployed to unemployed

1,726 1,346 1,346 1,772 1,516 1,396 1,444 1,396 1,381

Not in labor force to unemployed

1,047 747 942 1,032 896 895 893 922 922

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

0 1 13 0 2 6 5 1 13

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

56,860 57,275 57,695 56,631 56,484 57,026 56,930 57,080 57,423

Employed to not in labor force

2,666 2,500 2,771 2,544 2,574 2,963 2,637 2,608 2,649

Unemployed to not in labor force

667 821 852 744 902 842 738 813 887

Not in labor force to not in labor force

53,348 53,800 53,819 53,170 52,843 53,059 53,387 53,508 53,639

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

179 153 252 173 164 162 169 151 249

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: February 02, 2018