HOUSEHOLD DATA
HISTORICAL
A-2. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 16 years and over by sex, 2007 to date
[Numbers in thousands]
Sex, year,
and month
Civilian
noninsti-
tutional
population
Civilian labor force Not
in
labor
force
Number Percent
of
population
Employed Unemployed
Number Percent
of
population
Number Percent
of
labor
force

MEN

2007

112,173 82,136 73.2 78,254 69.8 3,882 4.7 30,036

2008

113,113 82,520 73.0 77,486 68.5 5,033 6.1 30,593

2009

114,136 82,123 72.0 73,670 64.5 8,453 10.3 32,013

2010

115,174 81,985 71.2 73,359 63.7 8,626 10.5 33,189

2011

116,317 81,975 70.5 74,290 63.9 7,684 9.4 34,343

2012

117,343 82,327 70.2 75,555 64.4 6,771 8.2 35,017

2013

118,555 82,667 69.7 76,353 64.4 6,314 7.6 35,889

2014

119,748 82,882 69.2 77,692 64.9 5,190 6.3 36,865

2015

121,101 83,620 69.1 79,131 65.3 4,490 5.4 37,481

2016

122,497 84,755 69.2 80,568 65.8 4,187 4.9 37,743

Monthly data, seasonally adjusted(1)

2016

March

122,112 84,750 69.4 80,517 65.9 4,234 5.0 37,362

April

122,213 84,652 69.3 80,423 65.8 4,228 5.0 37,561

May

122,316 84,367 69.0 80,389 65.7 3,979 4.7 37,948

June

122,427 84,773 69.2 80,575 65.8 4,198 5.0 37,654

July

122,539 84,818 69.2 80,544 65.7 4,274 5.0 37,721

August

122,656 84,902 69.2 80,669 65.8 4,234 5.0 37,754

September

122,775 85,042 69.3 80,735 65.8 4,307 5.1 37,732

October

122,889 84,994 69.2 80,717 65.7 4,278 5.0 37,895

November

122,998 84,860 69.0 80,826 65.7 4,034 4.8 38,139

December

123,099 84,979 69.0 80,861 65.7 4,118 4.8 38,120

2017

January

122,781 85,096 69.3 81,013 66.0 4,083 4.8 37,685

February

122,862 85,194 69.3 81,141 66.0 4,053 4.8 37,668

March

122,945 85,076 69.2 81,136 66.0 3,940 4.6 37,870

WOMEN

2007

119,694 70,988 59.3 67,792 56.6 3,196 4.5 48,707

2008

120,675 71,767 59.5 67,876 56.2 3,891 5.4 48,908

2009

121,665 72,019 59.2 66,208 54.4 5,811 8.1 49,646

2010

122,656 71,904 58.6 65,705 53.6 6,199 8.6 50,752

2011

123,300 71,642 58.1 65,579 53.2 6,063 8.5 51,658

2012

125,941 72,648 57.7 66,914 53.1 5,734 7.9 53,293

2013

127,124 72,722 57.2 67,577 53.2 5,146 7.1 54,401

2014

128,199 73,039 57.0 68,613 53.5 4,426 6.1 55,159

2015

129,700 73,510 56.7 69,703 53.7 3,807 5.2 56,190

2016

131,040 74,432 56.8 70,868 54.1 3,564 4.8 56,608

Monthly data, seasonally adjusted(1)

2016

March

130,656 74,527 57.0 70,784 54.2 3,743 5.0 56,128

April

130,756 74,286 56.8 70,605 54.0 3,681 5.0 56,469

May

130,858 74,142 56.7 70,670 54.0 3,473 4.7 56,716

June

130,969 74,116 56.6 70,515 53.8 3,601 4.9 56,853

July

131,081 74,477 56.8 71,002 54.2 3,475 4.7 56,604

August

131,198 74,605 56.9 70,986 54.1 3,619 4.9 56,593

September

131,317 74,788 57.0 71,191 54.2 3,597 4.8 56,529

October

131,432 74,648 56.8 71,185 54.2 3,463 4.6 56,783

November

131,542 74,597 56.7 71,222 54.1 3,375 4.5 56,945

December

131,643 74,661 56.7 71,250 54.1 3,411 4.6 56,982

2017

January

131,301 74,621 56.8 71,069 54.1 3,552 4.8 56,681

February

131,384 74,862 57.0 71,388 54.3 3,475 4.6 56,521

March

131,469 75,126 57.1 71,863 54.7 3,262 4.3 56,343

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

NOTE: Revisions to population controls and other changes can affect the comparability of labor force levels over time. In recent years, updated population controls have been introduced annually with the release of January data. Additional information is online at https://www.bls.gov/cps/documentation.htm#pop.

 

Last Modified Date: April 07, 2017