Labor force status flows by sex [Numbers in thousands]
Labor force flows Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted
Feb. to Mar.
2016
Jan. to Feb.
2017
Feb. to Mar.
2017
Feb. to Mar.
2016
Oct. to Nov.
2016
Nov. to Dec.
2016
Dec. to Jan.
2017
Jan. to Feb.
2017
Feb. to Mar.
2017

TOTAL

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

150,738 151,594 152,628 151,301 152,048 152,111 152,081 152,528 153,000

Employed to employed

144,595 144,638 146,278 144,913 145,441 145,624 145,622 145,926 146,491

Unemployed to employed

1,865 2,299 1,901 1,876 2,018 1,867 2,020 2,131 1,940

Not in labor force to employed

4,207 4,620 4,337 4,436 4,527 4,526 4,434 4,426 4,451

Other inflows to employed(2)

71 38 112 76 62 94 6 45 117

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

8,116 7,887 7,284 7,977 7,409 7,529 7,635 7,528 7,202

Employed to unemployed

1,643 1,815 1,448 1,848 1,756 1,762 1,713 1,723 1,623

Unemployed to unemployed

4,520 4,186 4,076 4,167 3,729 3,664 3,971 3,864 3,754

Not in labor force to unemployed

1,932 1,864 1,755 1,938 1,897 2,089 1,951 1,915 1,820

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

21 23 5 24 27 15 0 25 5

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

93,914 94,764 94,502 93,490 95,084 95,102 94,366 94,190 94,213

Employed to not in labor force

3,798 4,050 3,843 4,257 4,681 4,637 4,274 4,407 4,389

Unemployed to not in labor force

1,832 1,662 1,908 1,800 1,991 1,876 1,512 1,638 1,832

Not in labor force to not in labor force

87,962 88,725 88,474 87,119 88,057 88,271 88,222 87,826 87,721

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

322 327 277 313 355 318 358 318 271

MEN

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

79,884 80,126 80,546 80,517 80,826 80,861 81,013 81,141 81,136

Employed to employed

76,729 76,831 77,348 77,424 77,633 77,706 77,880 78,047 78,034

Unemployed to employed

1,125 1,334 1,194 1,013 1,149 1,027 1,152 1,172 1,094

Not in labor force to employed

2,002 1,942 1,956 2,047 2,019 2,082 1,981 1,898 1,956

Other inflows to employed(2)

28 19 48 33 25 46 1 23 52

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

4,499 4,463 4,172 4,234 4,034 4,118 4,083 4,053 3,940

Employed to unemployed

1,015 1,095 957 1,111 964 1,022 958 986 1,010

Unemployed to unemployed

2,590 2,421 2,357 2,295 2,135 2,070 2,224 2,158 2,075

Not in labor force to unemployed

893 937 857 825 928 1,016 901 897 852

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

2 10 2 3 7 11 0 11 2

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

37,729 38,273 38,227 37,362 38,139 38,120 37,685 37,668 37,870

Employed to not in labor force

1,656 1,781 1,807 1,937 2,106 2,083 1,750 1,964 2,082

Unemployed to not in labor force

921 758 912 898 993 937 728 752 883

Not in labor force to not in labor force

34,977 35,573 35,366 34,358 34,854 34,947 35,022 34,796 34,766

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

174 161 143 169 186 153 184 156 139

WOMEN

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

70,854 71,469 72,082 70,784 71,222 71,250 71,069 71,388 71,863

Employed to employed

67,865 67,807 68,930 67,489 67,808 67,918 67,742 67,879 68,457

Unemployed to employed

740 965 707 863 869 840 869 959 846

Not in labor force to employed

2,205 2,677 2,381 2,389 2,508 2,444 2,453 2,528 2,496

Other inflows to employed(2)

43 19 64 43 37 48 5 21 65

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

3,617 3,424 3,112 3,743 3,375 3,411 3,552 3,475 3,262

Employed to unemployed

628 720 492 737 792 740 755 736 613

Unemployed to unemployed

1,930 1,765 1,720 1,872 1,594 1,594 1,747 1,706 1,679

Not in labor force to unemployed

1,040 927 898 1,113 969 1,073 1,050 1,018 968

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

19 12 3 22 20 4 0 14 3

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

56,185 56,491 56,275 56,128 56,945 56,982 56,681 56,521 56,343

Employed to not in labor force

2,142 2,269 2,036 2,320 2,575 2,554 2,524 2,443 2,308

Unemployed to not in labor force

910 904 996 902 999 939 784 886 949

Not in labor force to not in labor force

52,985 53,152 53,108 52,761 53,203 53,324 53,200 53,030 52,954

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

148 166 134 145 169 164 173 162 133

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: April 07, 2017