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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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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
2020 2021
June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

260,204 260,373 260,558 260,742 260,925 261,085 261,230 260,851 260,918 261,003 261,103 261,210 261,338

Civilian labor force

159,797 160,085 160,818 160,078 160,718 160,536 160,567 160,161 160,211 160,558 160,988 160,935 161,086

Participation rate

61.4 61.5 61.7 61.4 61.6 61.5 61.5 61.4 61.4 61.5 61.7 61.6 61.6

Employed

142,100 143,777 147,276 147,543 149,669 149,809 149,830 150,031 150,239 150,848 151,176 151,620 151,602

Employment-population ratio

54.6 55.2 56.5 56.6 57.4 57.4 57.4 57.5 57.6 57.8 57.9 58.0 58.0

Unemployed

17,697 16,308 13,542 12,535 11,049 10,728 10,736 10,130 9,972 9,710 9,812 9,316 9,484

Unemployment rate

11.1 10.2 8.4 7.8 6.9 6.7 6.7 6.3 6.2 6.0 6.1 5.8 5.9

Not in labor force

100,407 100,288 99,740 100,664 100,207 100,548 100,663 100,690 100,708 100,445 100,115 100,275 100,253

Persons who currently want a job

8,136 7,680 7,049 7,184 6,682 7,127 7,331 6,957 6,933 6,850 6,647 6,600 6,428


Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

125,860 125,944 126,036 126,127 126,218 126,296 126,367 126,192 126,224 126,266 126,316 126,369 126,434

Civilian labor force

84,577 84,534 85,270 85,199 85,495 85,161 85,175 85,149 85,061 84,917 85,410 85,210 85,320

Participation rate

67.2 67.1 67.7 67.6 67.7 67.4 67.4 67.5 67.4 67.3 67.6 67.4 67.5

Employed

75,656 76,256 78,213 78,663 79,537 79,267 79,481 79,714 79,666 79,681 80,017 80,062 80,176

Employment-population ratio

60.1 60.5 62.1 62.4 63.0 62.8 62.9 63.2 63.1 63.1 63.3 63.4 63.4

Unemployed

8,921 8,278 7,057 6,537 5,958 5,894 5,694 5,434 5,395 5,236 5,394 5,148 5,144

Unemployment rate

10.5 9.8 8.3 7.7 7.0 6.9 6.7 6.4 6.3 6.2 6.3 6.0 6.0

Not in labor force

41,283 41,409 40,765 40,928 40,722 41,135 41,192 41,043 41,163 41,349 40,905 41,159 41,114


Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

117,492 117,580 117,672 117,763 117,854 117,936 118,010 117,864 117,902 117,949 118,003 118,059 118,125

Civilian labor force

81,922 81,861 82,461 82,293 82,505 82,226 82,244 82,173 82,095 81,978 82,333 82,182 82,414

Participation rate

69.7 69.6 70.1 69.9 70.0 69.7 69.7 69.7 69.6 69.5 69.8 69.6 69.8

Employed

73,605 74,173 75,903 76,258 77,013 76,777 77,004 77,204 77,193 77,194 77,348 77,340 77,545

Employment-population ratio

62.6 63.1 64.5 64.8 65.3 65.1 65.3 65.5 65.5 65.4 65.5 65.5 65.6

Unemployed

8,317 7,688 6,558 6,036 5,492 5,449 5,240 4,969 4,902 4,784 4,985 4,842 4,869

Unemployment rate

10.2 9.4 8.0 7.3 6.7 6.6 6.4 6.0 6.0 5.8 6.1 5.9 5.9

Not in labor force

35,570 35,719 35,211 35,470 35,349 35,710 35,767 35,691 35,807 35,972 35,670 35,877 35,711


Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

134,344 134,429 134,523 134,615 134,707 134,788 134,862 134,660 134,694 134,737 134,787 134,841 134,905

Civilian labor force

75,220 75,551 75,548 74,879 75,222 75,376 75,392 75,012 75,149 75,641 75,577 75,725 75,766

Participation rate

56.0 56.2 56.2 55.6 55.8 55.9 55.9 55.7 55.8 56.1 56.1 56.2 56.2

Employed

66,444 67,520 69,063 68,880 70,131 70,542 70,350 70,316 70,572 71,167 71,159 71,557 71,426

Employment-population ratio

49.5 50.2 51.3 51.2 52.1 52.3 52.2 52.2 52.4 52.8 52.8 53.1 52.9

Unemployed

8,776 8,030 6,485 5,998 5,091 4,834 5,042 4,696 4,577 4,474 4,418 4,168 4,340

Unemployment rate

11.7 10.6 8.6 8.0 6.8 6.4 6.7 6.3 6.1 5.9 5.8 5.5 5.7

Not in labor force

59,124 58,879 58,975 59,737 59,485 59,413 59,471 59,648 59,545 59,096 59,210 59,116 59,139


Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

126,155 126,243 126,336 126,429 126,520 126,604 126,681 126,507 126,546 126,594 126,648 126,704 126,770

Civilian labor force

72,479 72,866 72,728 71,865 72,255 72,395 72,422 72,147 72,173 72,668 72,503 72,707 72,855

Participation rate

57.5 57.7 57.6 56.8 57.1 57.2 57.2 57.0 57.0 57.4 57.2 57.4 57.5

Employed

64,321 65,270 66,667 66,328 67,534 67,941 67,872 67,851 67,928 68,513 68,430 68,811 68,817

Employment-population ratio

51.0 51.7 52.8 52.5 53.4 53.7 53.6 53.6 53.7 54.1 54.0 54.3 54.3

Unemployed

8,158 7,596 6,061 5,537 4,721 4,453 4,551 4,296 4,245 4,155 4,073 3,895 4,038

Unemployment rate

11.3 10.4 8.3 7.7 6.5 6.2 6.3 6.0 5.9 5.7 5.6 5.4 5.5

Not in labor force

53,676 53,377 53,608 54,563 54,265 54,209 54,259 54,360 54,373 53,926 54,145 53,998 53,915


Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

16,557 16,550 16,550 16,551 16,551 16,545 16,538 16,481 16,470 16,460 16,451 16,446 16,443

Civilian labor force

5,396 5,358 5,630 5,920 5,958 5,915 5,900 5,841 5,942 5,913 6,152 6,046 5,817

Participation rate

32.6 32.4 34.0 35.8 36.0 35.8 35.7 35.4 36.1 35.9 37.4 36.8 35.4

Employed

4,174 4,333 4,706 4,957 5,122 5,091 4,955 4,975 5,118 5,142 5,398 5,468 5,240

Employment-population ratio

25.2 26.2 28.4 29.9 30.9 30.8 30.0 30.2 31.1 31.2 32.8 33.2 31.9

Unemployed

1,222 1,024 924 963 836 825 946 865 825 771 754 578 577

Unemployment rate

22.6 19.1 16.4 16.3 14.0 13.9 16.0 14.8 13.9 13.0 12.3 9.6 9.9

Not in labor force

11,161 11,192 10,920 10,631 10,593 10,630 10,638 10,640 10,528 10,547 10,300 10,400 10,626

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 02, 2021