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
2016 2017
June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

253,397 253,620 253,854 254,091 254,321 254,540 254,742 254,082 254,246 254,414 254,588 254,767 254,957

Civilian labor force

158,889 159,295 159,508 159,830 159,643 159,456 159,640 159,716 160,056 160,201 160,213 159,784 160,145

Participation rate

62.7 62.8 62.8 62.9 62.8 62.6 62.7 62.9 63.0 63.0 62.9 62.7 62.8

Employed

151,090 151,546 151,655 151,926 151,902 152,048 152,111 152,081 152,528 153,000 153,156 152,923 153,168

Employment-population ratio

59.6 59.8 59.7 59.8 59.7 59.7 59.7 59.9 60.0 60.1 60.2 60.0 60.1

Unemployed

7,799 7,749 7,853 7,904 7,740 7,409 7,529 7,635 7,528 7,202 7,056 6,861 6,977

Unemployment rate

4.9 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.8 4.6 4.7 4.8 4.7 4.5 4.4 4.3 4.4

Not in labor force

94,508 94,325 94,346 94,261 94,678 95,084 95,102 94,366 94,190 94,213 94,375 94,983 94,813

Persons who currently want a job

5,706 5,892 5,841 6,082 5,889 5,837 5,662 5,739 5,597 5,781 5,707 5,561 5,431


Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

122,427 122,539 122,656 122,775 122,889 122,998 123,099 122,781 122,862 122,945 123,032 123,120 123,215

Civilian labor force

84,773 84,818 84,902 85,042 84,994 84,860 84,979 85,096 85,194 85,076 85,175 84,896 84,992

Participation rate

69.2 69.2 69.2 69.3 69.2 69.0 69.0 69.3 69.3 69.2 69.2 69.0 69.0

Employed

80,575 80,544 80,669 80,735 80,717 80,826 80,861 81,013 81,141 81,136 81,419 81,290 81,290

Employment-population ratio

65.8 65.7 65.8 65.8 65.7 65.7 65.7 66.0 66.0 66.0 66.2 66.0 66.0

Unemployed

4,198 4,274 4,234 4,307 4,278 4,034 4,118 4,083 4,053 3,940 3,755 3,606 3,702

Unemployment rate

5.0 5.0 5.0 5.1 5.0 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.6 4.4 4.2 4.4

Not in labor force

37,654 37,721 37,754 37,732 37,895 38,139 38,120 37,685 37,668 37,870 37,857 38,224 38,223


Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

113,951 114,058 114,173 114,289 114,401 114,506 114,603 114,297 114,375 114,455 114,538 114,627 114,721

Civilian labor force

81,782 81,818 81,835 81,988 81,967 81,817 81,983 82,113 82,138 82,046 82,091 81,942 81,975

Participation rate

71.8 71.7 71.7 71.7 71.6 71.5 71.5 71.8 71.8 71.7 71.7 71.5 71.5

Employed

78,098 78,042 78,142 78,191 78,232 78,330 78,379 78,503 78,573 78,556 78,838 78,801 78,707

Employment-population ratio

68.5 68.4 68.4 68.4 68.4 68.4 68.4 68.7 68.7 68.6 68.8 68.7 68.6

Unemployed

3,684 3,775 3,693 3,798 3,735 3,486 3,605 3,609 3,564 3,491 3,253 3,141 3,268

Unemployment rate

4.5 4.6 4.5 4.6 4.6 4.3 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.0 3.8 4.0

Not in labor force

32,169 32,240 32,338 32,301 32,434 32,690 32,620 32,184 32,237 32,409 32,447 32,685 32,746


Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

130,969 131,081 131,198 131,317 131,432 131,542 131,643 131,301 131,384 131,469 131,556 131,647 131,742

Civilian labor force

74,116 74,477 74,605 74,788 74,648 74,597 74,661 74,621 74,862 75,126 75,038 74,887 75,153

Participation rate

56.6 56.8 56.9 57.0 56.8 56.7 56.7 56.8 57.0 57.1 57.0 56.9 57.0

Employed

70,515 71,002 70,986 71,191 71,185 71,222 71,250 71,069 71,388 71,863 71,737 71,633 71,878

Employment-population ratio

53.8 54.2 54.1 54.2 54.2 54.1 54.1 54.1 54.3 54.7 54.5 54.4 54.6

Unemployed

3,601 3,475 3,619 3,597 3,463 3,375 3,411 3,552 3,475 3,262 3,301 3,255 3,274

Unemployment rate

4.9 4.7 4.9 4.8 4.6 4.5 4.6 4.8 4.6 4.3 4.4 4.3 4.4

Not in labor force

56,853 56,604 56,593 56,529 56,783 56,945 56,982 56,681 56,521 56,343 56,518 56,759 56,590


Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

122,728 122,835 122,949 123,066 123,179 123,285 123,383 123,052 123,131 123,212 123,296 123,386 123,480

Civilian labor force

71,310 71,588 71,674 71,856 71,784 71,737 71,831 71,686 72,011 72,160 72,136 71,988 72,149

Participation rate

58.1 58.3 58.3 58.4 58.3 58.2 58.2 58.3 58.5 58.6 58.5 58.3 58.4

Employed

68,116 68,534 68,452 68,702 68,698 68,712 68,760 68,550 68,932 69,271 69,213 69,105 69,241

Employment-population ratio

55.5 55.8 55.7 55.8 55.8 55.7 55.7 55.7 56.0 56.2 56.1 56.0 56.1

Unemployed

3,194 3,054 3,223 3,154 3,085 3,025 3,071 3,136 3,079 2,890 2,922 2,883 2,907

Unemployment rate

4.5 4.3 4.5 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.3 4.0 4.1 4.0 4.0

Not in labor force

51,418 51,246 51,275 51,210 51,395 51,548 51,552 51,366 51,119 51,052 51,161 51,398 51,332


Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

16,718 16,728 16,732 16,737 16,741 16,749 16,756 16,734 16,740 16,747 16,754 16,754 16,756

Civilian labor force

5,798 5,889 5,999 5,987 5,892 5,903 5,826 5,917 5,907 5,995 5,986 5,854 6,021

Participation rate

34.7 35.2 35.9 35.8 35.2 35.2 34.8 35.4 35.3 35.8 35.7 34.9 35.9

Employed

4,877 4,969 5,062 5,034 4,972 5,006 4,972 5,028 5,023 5,173 5,105 5,017 5,220

Employment-population ratio

29.2 29.7 30.3 30.1 29.7 29.9 29.7 30.0 30.0 30.9 30.5 29.9 31.2

Unemployed

921 920 937 953 920 897 854 890 884 822 881 837 801

Unemployment rate

15.9 15.6 15.6 15.9 15.6 15.2 14.7 15.0 15.0 13.7 14.7 14.3 13.3

Not in labor force

10,920 10,838 10,733 10,750 10,849 10,846 10,930 10,816 10,833 10,752 10,768 10,901 10,735

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: July 07, 2017