Labor force status flows by sex [Numbers in thousands]
Labor force flows Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted
Aug. to Sept.
2017
July to Aug.
2018
Aug. to Sept.
2018
Aug. to Sept.
2017
Apr. to May
2018
May to June
2018
June to July
2018
July to Aug.
2018
Aug. to Sept.
2018

TOTAL

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

154,494 155,539 156,191 154,324 155,474 155,576 155,965 155,542 155,962

Employed to employed

146,501 148,673 149,124 147,369 149,339 149,353 149,307 149,062 149,518

Unemployed to employed

2,488 2,144 1,962 1,976 1,719 1,601 1,786 1,803 1,689

Not in labor force to employed

5,406 4,631 5,024 4,875 4,350 4,556 4,804 4,593 4,670

Other inflows to employed(2)

99 91 81 103 65 67 68 84 85

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

6,556 6,370 5,766 6,759 6,065 6,564 6,280 6,234 5,964

Employed to unemployed

1,608 1,799 1,319 1,585 1,411 1,524 1,526 1,581 1,469

Unemployed to unemployed

3,097 2,880 2,777 3,384 3,019 3,093 3,174 2,979 2,873

Not in labor force to unemployed

1,847 1,677 1,655 1,788 1,626 1,922 1,569 1,660 1,606

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

3 14 16 3 9 24 11 13 16

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

94,513 96,157 96,332 94,480 95,915 95,502 95,598 96,290 96,364

Employed to not in labor force

5,442 6,506 5,071 4,492 4,404 4,571 4,653 5,297 4,530

Unemployed to not in labor force

1,700 1,704 1,629 1,765 1,607 1,370 1,599 1,495 1,670

Not in labor force to not in labor force

87,041 87,599 89,277 87,897 89,569 89,236 88,886 89,144 89,813

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

330 346 355 325 335 325 459 354 351

MEN

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

82,119 83,062 82,814 81,902 82,784 82,522 82,684 82,545 82,645

Employed to employed

78,624 79,985 79,748 78,553 79,855 79,653 79,514 79,498 79,550

Unemployed to employed

1,187 1,005 917 1,104 1,012 904 1,011 946 953

Not in labor force to employed

2,260 2,007 2,115 2,195 1,891 1,932 2,138 2,040 2,107

Other inflows to employed(2)

48 65 34 49 26 33 21 60 35

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

3,397 3,150 3,002 3,617 3,373 3,534 3,266 3,309 3,211

Employed to unemployed

843 941 763 856 832 884 830 888 845

Unemployed to unemployed

1,655 1,391 1,456 1,867 1,740 1,746 1,685 1,566 1,565

Not in labor force to unemployed

897 811 778 892 794 896 751 849 796

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

1 7 5 2 7 8 1 7 5

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

37,999 38,604 39,113 37,996 38,352 38,548 38,754 38,962 39,072

Employed to not in labor force

2,493 2,887 2,536 1,918 1,910 2,232 2,134 2,284 2,136

Unemployed to not in labor force

815 877 777 863 788 723 836 754 790

Not in labor force to not in labor force

34,529 34,689 35,615 35,054 35,486 35,429 35,550 35,769 35,964

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

162 151 185 161 169 163 233 155 183

WOMEN

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

72,375 72,477 73,378 72,422 72,690 73,054 73,281 72,997 73,317

Employed to employed

67,877 68,687 69,376 68,816 69,485 69,700 69,792 69,564 69,968

Unemployed to employed

1,301 1,139 1,045 872 706 697 776 857 736

Not in labor force to employed

3,146 2,624 2,909 2,680 2,459 2,625 2,667 2,553 2,563

Other inflows to employed(2)

50 26 47 54 40 33 47 24 49

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

3,158 3,220 2,765 3,142 2,692 3,030 3,013 2,925 2,753

Employed to unemployed

765 859 556 728 579 640 696 694 624

Unemployed to unemployed

1,442 1,489 1,321 1,516 1,279 1,347 1,489 1,414 1,307

Not in labor force to unemployed

950 866 877 896 832 1,026 819 812 810

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

1 6 11 2 2 16 10 6 11

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

56,514 57,553 57,220 56,484 57,562 56,954 56,844 57,328 57,292

Employed to not in labor force

2,949 3,619 2,535 2,574 2,495 2,339 2,520 3,013 2,394

Unemployed to not in labor force

885 827 853 902 819 647 763 741 880

Not in labor force to not in labor force

52,512 52,910 53,662 52,843 54,082 53,806 53,336 53,374 53,849

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

168 196 170 164 166 162 226 199 168

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: October 05, 2018