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

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

April

123,032 85,175 69.2 81,419 66.2 3,755 4.4 37,857

May

123,120 84,896 69.0 81,290 66.0 3,606 4.2 38,224

June

123,215 84,992 69.0 81,290 66.0 3,702 4.4 38,223

July

123,311 84,989 68.9 81,273 65.9 3,715 4.4 38,323

August

123,413 85,137 69.0 81,310 65.9 3,826 4.5 38,277

September

123,516 85,520 69.2 81,883 66.3 3,636 4.3 37,996

October

123,617 85,230 68.9 81,659 66.1 3,570 4.2 38,387

November

123,707 85,170 68.8 81,630 66.0 3,541 4.2 38,537

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

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

April

131,556 75,038 57.0 71,737 54.5 3,301 4.4 56,518

May

131,647 74,887 56.9 71,633 54.4 3,255 4.3 56,759

June

131,742 75,153 57.0 71,878 54.6 3,274 4.4 56,590

July

131,840 75,505 57.3 72,240 54.8 3,265 4.3 56,334

August

131,943 75,435 57.2 72,129 54.7 3,306 4.4 56,509

September

132,047 75,626 57.3 72,461 54.9 3,165 4.2 56,421

October

132,149 75,152 56.9 72,202 54.6 2,950 3.9 56,998

November

132,242 75,358 57.0 72,289 54.7 3,069 4.1 56,884

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 08, 2017