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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
QUARTERLY AVERAGES
E-1. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population by sex and age, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status,
sex, and age
2019 2020 2021 2022
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

258,389 258,864 259,431 260,015 259,629 260,049 260,558 261,080 260,924 261,217 261,615 262,024 263,324

Civilian labor force

163,073 162,825 163,753 164,468 163,942 158,105 160,292 160,681 160,391 160,964 161,451 162,010 164,029

Participation rate

63.1 62.9 63.1 63.3 63.1 60.8 61.5 61.5 61.5 61.6 61.7 61.8 62.3

Employed

156,825 156,912 157,839 158,544 157,706 137,574 146,157 149,788 150,437 151,474 153,226 155,178 157,784

Employment-population ratio

60.7 60.6 60.8 61.0 60.7 52.9 56.1 57.4 57.7 58.0 58.6 59.2 59.9

Unemployed

6,249 5,913 5,914 5,924 6,236 20,531 14,135 10,894 9,954 9,491 8,225 6,832 6,245

Unemployment rate

3.8 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.8 13.0 8.8 6.8 6.2 5.9 5.1 4.2 3.8

Not in labor force

95,316 96,039 95,678 95,548 95,687 101,944 100,266 100,399 100,533 100,253 100,165 100,014 99,295

Persons who currently want a job

5,205 5,125 5,021 4,822 5,132 9,006 7,326 7,027 6,900 6,545 6,049 5,822 5,599

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

124,964 125,199 125,481 125,771 125,576 125,783 126,035 126,294 126,227 126,373 126,572 126,776 128,296

Civilian labor force

86,476 86,457 86,792 87,002 86,714 83,884 84,970 85,285 85,108 85,389 85,654 85,870 87,434

Participation rate

69.2 69.1 69.2 69.2 69.1 66.7 67.4 67.5 67.4 67.6 67.7 67.7 68.2

Employed

83,114 83,260 83,601 83,848 83,398 73,795 77,701 79,391 79,738 80,188 81,128 82,258 84,077

Employment-population ratio

66.5 66.5 66.6 66.7 66.4 58.7 61.7 62.9 63.2 63.5 64.1 64.9 65.5

Unemployed

3,362 3,197 3,191 3,154 3,316 10,089 7,270 5,894 5,370 5,200 4,526 3,611 3,357

Unemployment rate

3.9 3.7 3.7 3.6 3.8 12.0 8.6 6.9 6.3 6.1 5.3 4.2 3.8

Not in labor force

38,488 38,742 38,689 38,768 38,862 41,899 41,065 41,009 41,119 40,984 40,918 40,907 40,862

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

116,512 116,753 117,040 117,328 117,182 117,411 117,672 117,933 117,905 118,062 118,264 118,464 119,669

Civilian labor force

83,576 83,576 83,801 83,988 83,714 81,180 82,157 82,320 82,118 82,393 82,689 82,871 84,279

Participation rate

71.7 71.6 71.6 71.6 71.4 69.1 69.8 69.8 69.6 69.8 69.9 70.0 70.4

Employed

80,629 80,783 81,014 81,239 80,788 71,811 75,418 76,883 77,217 77,526 78,522 79,597 81,265

Employment-population ratio

69.2 69.2 69.2 69.2 68.9 61.2 64.1 65.2 65.5 65.7 66.4 67.2 67.9

Unemployed

2,947 2,793 2,787 2,749 2,926 9,369 6,739 5,437 4,901 4,868 4,167 3,274 3,015

Unemployment rate

3.5 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.5 11.5 8.2 6.6 6.0 5.9 5.0 4.0 3.6

Not in labor force

32,935 33,178 33,239 33,341 33,468 36,231 35,515 35,613 35,787 35,669 35,575 35,593 35,390

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

133,426 133,665 133,951 134,245 134,053 134,266 134,522 134,786 134,697 134,844 135,043 135,248 135,028

Civilian labor force

76,597 76,368 76,961 77,465 77,228 74,221 75,321 75,396 75,283 75,575 75,796 76,140 76,595

Participation rate

57.4 57.1 57.5 57.7 57.6 55.3 56.0 55.9 55.9 56.0 56.1 56.3 56.7

Employed

73,711 73,652 74,238 74,696 74,307 63,779 68,456 70,397 70,698 71,285 72,098 72,919 73,708

Employment-population ratio

55.2 55.1 55.4 55.6 55.4 47.5 50.9 52.2 52.5 52.9 53.4 53.9 54.6

Unemployed

2,886 2,716 2,723 2,770 2,921 10,442 6,865 4,999 4,585 4,290 3,699 3,221 2,888

Unemployment rate

3.8 3.6 3.5 3.6 3.8 14.1 9.1 6.6 6.1 5.7 4.9 4.2 3.8

Not in labor force

56,828 57,298 56,989 56,780 56,826 60,045 59,201 59,390 59,414 59,269 59,247 59,107 58,433

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

125,176 125,420 125,705 125,995 125,842 126,073 126,336 126,602 126,549 126,708 126,908 127,110 126,631

Civilian labor force

73,611 73,472 74,023 74,509 74,206 71,600 72,467 72,419 72,326 72,580 72,813 73,173 73,545

Participation rate

58.8 58.6 58.9 59.1 59.0 56.8 57.4 57.2 57.2 57.3 57.4 57.6 58.1

Employed

71,076 71,089 71,639 72,067 71,648 61,949 66,052 67,825 68,089 68,606 69,417 70,281 70,959

Employment-population ratio

56.8 56.7 57.0 57.2 56.9 49.1 52.3 53.6 53.8 54.1 54.7 55.3 56.0

Unemployed

2,535 2,383 2,383 2,441 2,558 9,651 6,416 4,594 4,237 3,975 3,396 2,892 2,586

Unemployment rate

3.4 3.2 3.2 3.3 3.4 13.5 8.9 6.3 5.9 5.5 4.7 4.0 3.5

Not in labor force

51,565 51,948 51,682 51,487 51,636 54,473 53,868 54,183 54,223 54,127 54,095 53,937 53,086

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

16,701 16,691 16,687 16,691 16,606 16,566 16,550 16,545 16,470 16,447 16,443 16,450 17,024

Civilian labor force

5,886 5,777 5,929 5,971 6,022 5,325 5,667 5,942 5,948 5,991 5,948 5,966 6,205

Participation rate

35.2 34.6 35.5 35.8 36.3 32.1 34.2 35.9 36.1 36.4 36.2 36.3 36.4

Employed

5,120 5,040 5,186 5,238 5,270 3,814 4,688 5,080 5,131 5,342 5,286 5,300 5,561

Employment-population ratio

30.7 30.2 31.1 31.4 31.7 23.0 28.3 30.7 31.2 32.5 32.1 32.2 32.7

Unemployed

767 737 744 733 752 1,512 979 862 817 649 662 667 644

Unemployment rate

13.0 12.8 12.5 12.3 12.5 28.4 17.3 14.5 13.7 10.8 11.1 11.2 10.4

Not in labor force

10,815 10,914 10,757 10,720 10,584 11,241 10,883 10,602 10,523 10,456 10,495 10,484 10,819

Footnotes
(1) The population figures are not adjusted for seasonal variation.

Note: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: April 01, 2022