HOUSEHOLD DATA
HISTORICAL
A-2. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 16 years and over by sex, 2008 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

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

2017

123,275 85,145 69.1 81,402 66.0 3,743 4.4 38,130

Monthly data, seasonally adjusted(1)

2017

November

123,707 85,221 68.9 81,666 66.0 3,555 4.2 38,486

December

123,786 85,354 69.0 81,821 66.1 3,533 4.1 38,432

2018

January

124,173 85,931 69.2 82,274 66.3 3,658 4.3 38,242

February

124,250 86,267 69.4 82,685 66.5 3,582 4.2 37,983

March

124,331 86,169 69.3 82,630 66.5 3,539 4.1 38,162

April

124,418 86,152 69.2 82,611 66.4 3,541 4.1 38,266

May

124,509 86,157 69.2 82,784 66.5 3,373 3.9 38,352

June

124,604 86,056 69.1 82,522 66.2 3,534 4.1 38,548

July

124,704 85,950 68.9 82,684 66.3 3,266 3.8 38,754

August

124,816 85,854 68.8 82,545 66.1 3,309 3.9 38,962

September

124,928 85,856 68.7 82,645 66.2 3,211 3.7 39,072

October

125,041 86,146 68.9 82,903 66.3 3,243 3.8 38,895

November

125,137 86,326 69.0 83,219 66.5 3,106 3.6 38,811

WOMEN

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

2017

131,804 75,175 57.0 71,936 54.6 3,239 4.3 56,629

Monthly data, seasonally adjusted(1)

2017

November

132,242 75,312 57.0 72,251 54.6 3,061 4.1 56,930

December

132,323 75,243 56.9 72,200 54.6 3,043 4.0 57,080

2018

January

132,607 75,183 56.7 72,157 54.4 3,027 4.0 57,423

February

132,684 75,654 57.0 72,530 54.7 3,124 4.1 57,030

March

132,766 75,594 56.9 72,548 54.6 3,046 4.0 57,172

April

132,853 75,375 56.7 72,569 54.6 2,805 3.7 57,479

May

132,944 75,382 56.7 72,690 54.7 2,692 3.6 57,562

June

133,038 76,084 57.2 73,054 54.9 3,030 4.0 56,954

July

133,139 76,295 57.3 73,281 55.0 3,013 3.9 56,844

August

133,250 75,922 57.0 72,997 54.8 2,925 3.9 57,328

September

133,362 76,070 57.0 73,317 55.0 2,753 3.6 57,292

October

133,474 76,491 57.3 73,659 55.2 2,832 3.7 56,983

November

133,571 76,445 57.2 73,576 55.1 2,869 3.8 57,126

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: December 07, 2018