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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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Labor force status flows by sex [Numbers in thousands]
Labor force flows Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted
Mar. to Apr.
2021
Feb. to Mar.
2022
Mar. to Apr.
2022
Mar. to Apr.
2021
Nov. to Dec.
2021
Dec. to Jan.
2022
Jan. to Feb.
2022
Feb. to Mar.
2022
Mar. to Apr.
2022

TOTAL

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

151,160 158,106 157,991 151,259 155,975 157,174 157,722 158,458 158,105

Employed to employed

144,234 151,671 151,701 144,236 149,431 149,555 150,767 151,784 151,680

Unemployed to employed

2,597 1,942 1,932 2,292 1,931 1,877 2,088 1,892 1,669

Not in labor force to employed

4,303 4,448 4,323 4,702 4,536 4,844 4,820 4,733 4,719

Other inflows to employed(2)

26 44 34 30 77 898 45 49 38

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

9,220 6,168 5,458 9,719 6,319 6,513 6,270 5,952 5,941

Employed to unemployed

1,825 1,423 1,490 2,061 1,257 1,669 1,601 1,536 1,705

Unemployed to unemployed

5,254 3,146 2,559 5,388 3,159 2,874 2,913 2,770 2,656

Not in labor force to unemployed

2,120 1,599 1,400 2,247 1,896 1,929 1,746 1,646 1,570

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

21 0 8 23 7 41 11 0 9

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

100,723 99,170 100,110 100,125 99,842 99,516 99,333 99,035 99,513

Employed to not in labor force

4,375 3,821 4,880 4,585 4,611 4,514 4,780 4,376 5,041

Unemployed to not in labor force

2,050 1,692 1,675 2,008 1,709 1,558 1,510 1,607 1,625

Not in labor force to not in labor force

93,962 93,346 93,235 93,204 93,266 92,697 92,745 92,749 92,535

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

336 311 321 327 255 747 298 304 312

MEN

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

79,965 83,902 83,922 80,092 82,508 83,518 84,247 84,465 84,089

Employed to employed

76,296 80,769 80,801 76,612 79,575 79,453 80,729 81,367 81,121

Unemployed to employed

1,528 1,171 1,140 1,207 1,027 1,025 1,180 1,032 848

Not in labor force to employed

2,132 1,954 1,957 2,263 1,855 2,159 2,317 2,054 2,092

Other inflows to employed(2)

10 9 24 10 51 881 21 11 27

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

5,146 3,506 3,119 5,324 3,349 3,556 3,320 3,195 3,288

Employed to unemployed

1,033 842 905 1,120 684 960 820 838 985

Unemployed to unemployed

3,007 1,846 1,512 3,038 1,759 1,590 1,591 1,539 1,521

Not in labor force to unemployed

1,086 817 700 1,144 900 965 907 818 781

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

20 0 1 22 6 41 2 0 1

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

41,204 40,947 41,371 40,900 40,975 41,162 40,729 40,695 41,034

Employed to not in labor force

1,811 1,832 2,181 1,999 2,158 2,079 1,954 2,027 2,344

Unemployed to not in labor force

1,002 793 853 983 799 732 784 748 824

Not in labor force to not in labor force

38,206 38,154 38,191 37,738 37,909 37,755 37,841 37,759 37,724

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

185 168 146 179 109 596 150 162 143

WOMEN

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

71,195 74,203 74,069 71,167 73,467 73,656 73,475 73,992 74,017

Employed to employed

67,938 70,902 70,901 67,624 69,855 70,102 70,039 70,416 70,559

Unemployed to employed

1,069 771 793 1,085 905 852 908 859 821

Not in labor force to employed

2,171 2,495 2,366 2,439 2,681 2,685 2,504 2,679 2,627

Other inflows to employed(2)

16 36 10 19 26 17 24 38 10

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

4,073 2,663 2,339 4,395 2,970 2,957 2,950 2,757 2,653

Employed to unemployed

792 580 585 941 573 709 781 698 720

Unemployed to unemployed

2,247 1,300 1,047 2,350 1,401 1,284 1,322 1,231 1,135

Not in labor force to unemployed

1,034 782 700 1,103 996 964 839 828 789

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

1 0 8 1 1 0 8 0 9

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

59,519 58,223 58,739 59,225 58,867 58,354 58,604 58,340 58,479

Employed to not in labor force

2,564 1,989 2,699 2,586 2,453 2,435 2,825 2,349 2,697

Unemployed to not in labor force

1,048 899 822 1,025 911 826 726 859 800

Not in labor force to not in labor force

55,756 55,191 55,043 55,465 55,357 54,942 54,905 54,990 54,812

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

151 144 175 148 146 151 148 142 170

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: May 06, 2022