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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-3. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population by sex and age, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status,
sex, and age
2023 2024
Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar.

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

266,272 266,443 266,618 266,801 267,002 267,213 267,428 267,642 267,822 267,991 267,540 267,711 267,884

Civilian labor force

166,690 166,678 166,823 167,000 167,113 167,840 167,897 167,723 168,127 167,451 167,276 167,426 167,895

Participation rate

62.6 62.6 62.6 62.6 62.6 62.8 62.8 62.7 62.8 62.5 62.5 62.5 62.7

Employed

160,824 160,962 160,707 161,004 161,209 161,500 161,550 161,280 161,866 161,183 161,152 160,968 161,466

Employment-population ratio

60.4 60.4 60.3 60.3 60.4 60.4 60.4 60.3 60.4 60.1 60.2 60.1 60.3

Unemployed

5,866 5,715 6,117 5,997 5,904 6,340 6,347 6,443 6,262 6,268 6,124 6,458 6,429

Unemployment rate

3.5 3.4 3.7 3.6 3.5 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.9 3.8

Not in labor force

99,582 99,766 99,795 99,801 99,889 99,374 99,531 99,919 99,695 100,540 100,265 100,285 99,989

Persons who currently want a job

4,959 5,286 5,472 5,383 5,244 5,374 5,424 5,376 5,343 5,671 5,793 5,672 5,443


Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

130,150 130,234 130,319 130,408 130,507 130,608 130,713 130,816 130,903 130,985 130,436 130,520 130,605

Civilian labor force

88,841 88,621 88,689 88,848 88,749 89,114 89,335 88,968 89,555 89,250 88,507 88,391 88,812

Participation rate

68.3 68.0 68.1 68.1 68.0 68.2 68.3 68.0 68.4 68.1 67.9 67.7 68.0

Employed

85,623 85,521 85,385 85,518 85,483 85,527 85,657 85,327 85,981 85,794 85,034 84,993 85,490

Employment-population ratio

65.8 65.7 65.5 65.6 65.5 65.5 65.5 65.2 65.7 65.5 65.2 65.1 65.5

Unemployed

3,219 3,100 3,305 3,330 3,266 3,587 3,678 3,641 3,574 3,456 3,473 3,398 3,323

Unemployment rate

3.6 3.5 3.7 3.7 3.7 4.0 4.1 4.1 4.0 3.9 3.9 3.8 3.7

Not in labor force

41,309 41,613 41,630 41,560 41,758 41,494 41,378 41,848 41,348 41,735 41,929 42,129 41,793


Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

121,415 121,488 121,565 121,646 121,735 121,832 121,931 122,029 122,111 122,187 121,539 121,611 121,685

Civilian labor force

85,565 85,393 85,481 85,776 85,770 85,951 86,124 85,687 86,256 86,007 85,364 85,180 85,398

Participation rate

70.5 70.3 70.3 70.5 70.5 70.5 70.6 70.2 70.6 70.4 70.2 70.0 70.2

Employed

82,688 82,596 82,520 82,836 82,896 82,800 82,853 82,526 83,084 82,958 82,304 82,178 82,543

Employment-population ratio

68.1 68.0 67.9 68.1 68.1 68.0 68.0 67.6 68.0 67.9 67.7 67.6 67.8

Unemployed

2,877 2,797 2,962 2,941 2,874 3,151 3,271 3,161 3,172 3,050 3,060 3,002 2,855

Unemployment rate

3.4 3.3 3.5 3.4 3.4 3.7 3.8 3.7 3.7 3.5 3.6 3.5 3.3

Not in labor force

35,850 36,095 36,084 35,869 35,965 35,881 35,807 36,343 35,854 36,180 36,175 36,431 36,287


Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

136,122 136,209 136,299 136,393 136,496 136,605 136,715 136,826 136,919 137,006 137,104 137,191 137,279

Civilian labor force

77,849 78,057 78,134 78,152 78,364 78,726 78,562 78,755 78,572 78,201 78,768 79,035 79,083

Participation rate

57.2 57.3 57.3 57.3 57.4 57.6 57.5 57.6 57.4 57.1 57.5 57.6 57.6

Employed

75,201 75,441 75,322 75,486 75,727 75,973 75,893 75,953 75,885 75,389 76,118 75,975 75,976

Employment-population ratio

55.2 55.4 55.3 55.3 55.5 55.6 55.5 55.5 55.4 55.0 55.5 55.4 55.3

Unemployed

2,648 2,615 2,812 2,667 2,638 2,752 2,669 2,801 2,688 2,811 2,650 3,060 3,106

Unemployment rate

3.4 3.4 3.6 3.4 3.4 3.5 3.4 3.6 3.4 3.6 3.4 3.9 3.9

Not in labor force

58,273 58,152 58,165 58,241 58,132 57,879 58,153 58,071 58,346 58,805 58,336 58,156 58,197


Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

127,684 127,761 127,845 127,932 128,028 128,132 128,237 128,342 128,430 128,513 128,503 128,581 128,659

Civilian labor force

74,723 74,920 75,030 74,963 75,167 75,514 75,453 75,487 75,399 75,047 75,529 75,835 75,792

Participation rate

58.5 58.6 58.7 58.6 58.7 58.9 58.8 58.8 58.7 58.4 58.8 59.0 58.9

Employed

72,368 72,597 72,527 72,605 72,837 73,107 73,119 73,066 73,049 72,587 73,144 73,182 73,061

Employment-population ratio

56.7 56.8 56.7 56.8 56.9 57.1 57.0 56.9 56.9 56.5 56.9 56.9 56.8

Unemployed

2,355 2,324 2,503 2,358 2,330 2,407 2,333 2,421 2,350 2,460 2,385 2,653 2,731

Unemployment rate

3.2 3.1 3.3 3.1 3.1 3.2 3.1 3.2 3.1 3.3 3.2 3.5 3.6

Not in labor force

52,961 52,841 52,815 52,969 52,861 52,618 52,784 52,856 53,031 53,466 52,974 52,746 52,867


Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

17,173 17,194 17,208 17,223 17,239 17,249 17,260 17,270 17,281 17,291 17,498 17,519 17,540

Civilian labor force

6,402 6,365 6,312 6,261 6,176 6,374 6,321 6,549 6,472 6,396 6,383 6,411 6,704

Participation rate

37.3 37.0 36.7 36.4 35.8 37.0 36.6 37.9 37.5 37.0 36.5 36.6 38.2

Employed

5,767 5,770 5,660 5,563 5,476 5,593 5,578 5,688 5,733 5,638 5,704 5,608 5,862

Employment-population ratio

33.6 33.6 32.9 32.3 31.8 32.4 32.3 32.9 33.2 32.6 32.6 32.0 33.4

Unemployed

635 595 652 698 699 781 743 861 739 758 679 803 842

Unemployment rate

9.9 9.3 10.3 11.2 11.3 12.3 11.8 13.1 11.4 11.9 10.6 12.5 12.6

Not in labor force

10,771 10,830 10,896 10,962 11,063 10,875 10,939 10,721 10,809 10,895 11,115 11,108 10,835

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 05, 2024