Labor force status flows by sex [Numbers in thousands]
Labor force flows Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted
Mar. to Apr.
2017
Feb. to Mar.
2018
Mar. to Apr.
2018
Mar. to Apr.
2017
Nov. to Dec.
2017
Dec. to Jan.
2018
Jan. to Feb.
2018
Feb. to Mar.
2018
Mar. to Apr.
2018

TOTAL

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

153,262 154,877 155,348 153,161 154,021 154,430 155,215 155,178 155,181

Employed to employed

147,163 148,751 149,372 146,766 147,653 147,795 148,628 148,876 148,872

Unemployed to employed

1,998 1,862 1,864 1,897 1,835 1,778 1,916 1,889 1,817

Not in labor force to employed

3,978 4,172 4,019 4,371 4,469 4,467 4,600 4,317 4,394

Other inflows to employed(2)

124 92 94 128 64 390 71 97 98

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

6,555 6,671 5,932 7,021 6,576 6,684 6,706 6,585 6,346

Employed to unemployed

1,304 1,570 1,249 1,632 1,631 1,573 1,560 1,694 1,550

Unemployed to unemployed

3,540 3,422 3,114 3,561 3,161 3,251 3,220 3,109 3,108

Not in labor force to unemployed

1,701 1,666 1,554 1,817 1,782 1,828 1,911 1,768 1,672

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

10 12 15 11 2 32 15 14 16

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

94,771 95,549 95,992 94,407 95,512 95,665 95,012 95,335 95,745

Employed to not in labor force

4,136 4,057 4,231 4,642 4,607 4,627 4,217 4,620 4,731

Unemployed to not in labor force

1,745 1,805 1,691 1,712 1,619 1,546 1,547 1,707 1,658

Not in labor force to not in labor force

88,625 89,402 89,777 87,793 88,965 89,017 88,955 88,728 89,068

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

265 286 292 260 321 475 294 280 288

MEN

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

81,341 82,151 82,610 81,406 81,821 82,274 82,685 82,630 82,611

Employed to employed

78,041 79,049 79,542 78,181 78,744 78,965 79,507 79,630 79,605

Unemployed to employed

1,259 1,105 1,172 1,098 985 1,004 1,082 1,005 1,019

Not in labor force to employed

1,982 1,961 1,848 2,065 2,074 2,053 2,069 1,956 1,936

Other inflows to employed(2)

59 35 48 62 19 253 27 39 51

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

3,509 3,773 3,355 3,718 3,533 3,658 3,582 3,539 3,541

Employed to unemployed

683 950 741 864 908 864 827 951 897

Unemployed to unemployed

2,044 1,984 1,855 1,998 1,765 1,870 1,846 1,729 1,807

Not in labor force to unemployed

779 832 755 852 860 906 900 852 831

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

4 7 4 4 0 19 9 7 5

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

38,181 38,407 38,453 37,907 38,432 38,242 37,983 38,162 38,266

Employed to not in labor force

1,807 1,815 1,853 2,062 2,000 1,978 1,925 2,089 2,113

Unemployed to not in labor force

869 888 745 808 805 659 729 847 712

Not in labor force to not in labor force

35,373 35,555 35,710 34,908 35,457 35,379 35,178 35,080 35,300

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

133 150 145 129 170 226 150 146 142

WOMEN

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

71,921 72,726 72,738 71,754 72,200 72,157 72,530 72,548 72,569

Employed to employed

69,121 69,701 69,830 68,585 68,909 68,831 69,121 69,246 69,267

Unemployed to employed

739 757 692 798 851 774 834 884 798

Not in labor force to employed

1,996 2,210 2,170 2,306 2,395 2,415 2,531 2,361 2,458

Other inflows to employed(2)

64 57 46 65 45 137 44 58 47

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

3,046 2,898 2,576 3,303 3,043 3,027 3,124 3,046 2,805

Employed to unemployed

621 620 508 768 724 710 733 743 653

Unemployed to unemployed

1,496 1,438 1,259 1,563 1,396 1,381 1,374 1,380 1,300

Not in labor force to unemployed

922 834 799 965 922 922 1,011 916 841

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

6 6 11 7 1 13 6 7 11

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

56,590 57,142 57,539 56,499 57,080 57,423 57,030 57,172 57,479

Employed to not in labor force

2,329 2,242 2,378 2,580 2,608 2,649 2,292 2,531 2,618

Unemployed to not in labor force

876 917 946 903 813 887 818 859 946

Not in labor force to not in labor force

53,252 53,847 54,067 52,885 53,508 53,639 53,777 53,648 53,768

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

132 136 148 131 151 249 143 134 146

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 04, 2018