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

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

254,540 254,742 254,082 254,246 254,414 254,588 254,767 254,957 255,151 255,357 255,562 255,766 255,949

Civilian labor force

159,456 159,640 159,716 160,056 160,201 160,213 159,784 160,145 160,494 160,571 161,146 160,381 160,529

Participation rate

62.6 62.7 62.9 63.0 63.0 62.9 62.7 62.8 62.9 62.9 63.1 62.7 62.7

Employed

152,048 152,111 152,081 152,528 153,000 153,156 152,923 153,168 153,513 153,439 154,345 153,861 153,918

Employment-population ratio

59.7 59.7 59.9 60.0 60.1 60.2 60.0 60.1 60.2 60.1 60.4 60.2 60.1

Unemployed

7,409 7,529 7,635 7,528 7,202 7,056 6,861 6,977 6,981 7,132 6,801 6,520 6,610

Unemployment rate

4.6 4.7 4.8 4.7 4.5 4.4 4.3 4.4 4.3 4.4 4.2 4.1 4.1

Not in labor force

95,084 95,102 94,366 94,190 94,213 94,375 94,983 94,813 94,657 94,785 94,417 95,385 95,420

Persons who currently want a job

5,837 5,662 5,739 5,597 5,781 5,707 5,561 5,431 5,420 5,844 5,628 5,185 5,238


Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

122,998 123,099 122,781 122,862 122,945 123,032 123,120 123,215 123,311 123,413 123,516 123,617 123,707

Civilian labor force

84,860 84,979 85,096 85,194 85,076 85,175 84,896 84,992 84,989 85,137 85,520 85,230 85,170

Participation rate

69.0 69.0 69.3 69.3 69.2 69.2 69.0 69.0 68.9 69.0 69.2 68.9 68.8

Employed

80,826 80,861 81,013 81,141 81,136 81,419 81,290 81,290 81,273 81,310 81,883 81,659 81,630

Employment-population ratio

65.7 65.7 66.0 66.0 66.0 66.2 66.0 66.0 65.9 65.9 66.3 66.1 66.0

Unemployed

4,034 4,118 4,083 4,053 3,940 3,755 3,606 3,702 3,715 3,826 3,636 3,570 3,541

Unemployment rate

4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.6 4.4 4.2 4.4 4.4 4.5 4.3 4.2 4.2

Not in labor force

38,139 38,120 37,685 37,668 37,870 37,857 38,224 38,223 38,323 38,277 37,996 38,387 38,537


Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

114,506 114,603 114,297 114,375 114,455 114,538 114,627 114,721 114,817 114,918 115,020 115,120 115,212

Civilian labor force

81,817 81,983 82,113 82,138 82,046 82,091 81,942 81,975 82,108 82,252 82,569 82,340 82,310

Participation rate

71.5 71.5 71.8 71.8 71.7 71.7 71.5 71.5 71.5 71.6 71.8 71.5 71.4

Employed

78,330 78,379 78,503 78,573 78,556 78,838 78,801 78,707 78,830 78,847 79,377 79,231 79,277

Employment-population ratio

68.4 68.4 68.7 68.7 68.6 68.8 68.7 68.6 68.7 68.6 69.0 68.8 68.8

Unemployed

3,486 3,605 3,609 3,564 3,491 3,253 3,141 3,268 3,278 3,405 3,192 3,109 3,033

Unemployment rate

4.3 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.0 3.8 4.0 4.0 4.1 3.9 3.8 3.7

Not in labor force

32,690 32,620 32,184 32,237 32,409 32,447 32,685 32,746 32,709 32,666 32,451 32,781 32,902


Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

131,542 131,643 131,301 131,384 131,469 131,556 131,647 131,742 131,840 131,943 132,047 132,149 132,242

Civilian labor force

74,597 74,661 74,621 74,862 75,126 75,038 74,887 75,153 75,505 75,435 75,626 75,152 75,358

Participation rate

56.7 56.7 56.8 57.0 57.1 57.0 56.9 57.0 57.3 57.2 57.3 56.9 57.0

Employed

71,222 71,250 71,069 71,388 71,863 71,737 71,633 71,878 72,240 72,129 72,461 72,202 72,289

Employment-population ratio

54.1 54.1 54.1 54.3 54.7 54.5 54.4 54.6 54.8 54.7 54.9 54.6 54.7

Unemployed

3,375 3,411 3,552 3,475 3,262 3,301 3,255 3,274 3,265 3,306 3,165 2,950 3,069

Unemployment rate

4.5 4.6 4.8 4.6 4.3 4.4 4.3 4.4 4.3 4.4 4.2 3.9 4.1

Not in labor force

56,945 56,982 56,681 56,521 56,343 56,518 56,759 56,590 56,334 56,509 56,421 56,998 56,884


Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

123,285 123,383 123,052 123,131 123,212 123,296 123,386 123,480 123,577 123,679 123,781 123,882 123,975

Civilian labor force

71,737 71,831 71,686 72,011 72,160 72,136 71,988 72,149 72,526 72,425 72,569 72,206 72,346

Participation rate

58.2 58.2 58.3 58.5 58.6 58.5 58.3 58.4 58.7 58.6 58.6 58.3 58.4

Employed

68,712 68,760 68,550 68,932 69,271 69,213 69,105 69,241 69,599 69,500 69,737 69,592 69,700

Employment-population ratio

55.7 55.7 55.7 56.0 56.2 56.1 56.0 56.1 56.3 56.2 56.3 56.2 56.2

Unemployed

3,025 3,071 3,136 3,079 2,890 2,922 2,883 2,907 2,927 2,925 2,831 2,615 2,646

Unemployment rate

4.2 4.3 4.4 4.3 4.0 4.1 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 3.9 3.6 3.7

Not in labor force

51,548 51,552 51,366 51,119 51,052 51,161 51,398 51,332 51,051 51,254 51,212 51,676 51,629


Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

16,749 16,756 16,734 16,740 16,747 16,754 16,754 16,756 16,757 16,759 16,761 16,763 16,762

Civilian labor force

5,903 5,826 5,917 5,907 5,995 5,986 5,854 6,021 5,860 5,895 6,008 5,836 5,873

Participation rate

35.2 34.8 35.4 35.3 35.8 35.7 34.9 35.9 35.0 35.2 35.8 34.8 35.0

Employed

5,006 4,972 5,028 5,023 5,173 5,105 5,017 5,220 5,084 5,092 5,230 5,039 4,942

Employment-population ratio

29.9 29.7 30.0 30.0 30.9 30.5 29.9 31.2 30.3 30.4 31.2 30.1 29.5

Unemployed

897 854 890 884 822 881 837 801 775 803 778 797 931

Unemployment rate

15.2 14.7 15.0 15.0 13.7 14.7 14.3 13.3 13.2 13.6 12.9 13.7 15.9

Not in labor force

10,846 10,930 10,816 10,833 10,752 10,768 10,901 10,735 10,898 10,865 10,753 10,928 10,889

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: December 08, 2017