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

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

252,768 252,969 253,174 253,397 253,620 253,854 254,091 254,321 254,540 254,742 254,082 254,246 254,414

Civilian labor force

159,278 158,938 158,510 158,889 159,295 159,508 159,830 159,643 159,456 159,640 159,716 160,056 160,201

Participation rate

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

Employed

151,301 151,028 151,058 151,090 151,546 151,655 151,926 151,902 152,048 152,111 152,081 152,528 153,000

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

7,977 7,910 7,451 7,799 7,749 7,853 7,904 7,740 7,409 7,529 7,635 7,528 7,202

Unemployment rate

5.0 5.0 4.7 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.8 4.6 4.7 4.8 4.7 4.5

Not in labor force

93,490 94,031 94,665 94,508 94,325 94,346 94,261 94,678 95,084 95,102 94,366 94,190 94,213

Persons who currently want a job

5,726 5,813 5,912 5,706 5,892 5,841 6,082 5,889 5,837 5,662 5,739 5,597 5,781


Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

122,112 122,213 122,316 122,427 122,539 122,656 122,775 122,889 122,998 123,099 122,781 122,862 122,945

Civilian labor force

84,750 84,652 84,367 84,773 84,818 84,902 85,042 84,994 84,860 84,979 85,096 85,194 85,076

Participation rate

69.4 69.3 69.0 69.2 69.2 69.2 69.3 69.2 69.0 69.0 69.3 69.3 69.2

Employed

80,517 80,423 80,389 80,575 80,544 80,669 80,735 80,717 80,826 80,861 81,013 81,141 81,136

Employment-population ratio

65.9 65.8 65.7 65.8 65.7 65.8 65.8 65.7 65.7 65.7 66.0 66.0 66.0

Unemployed

4,234 4,228 3,979 4,198 4,274 4,234 4,307 4,278 4,034 4,118 4,083 4,053 3,940

Unemployment rate

5.0 5.0 4.7 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.1 5.0 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.6

Not in labor force

37,362 37,561 37,948 37,654 37,721 37,754 37,732 37,895 38,139 38,120 37,685 37,668 37,870


Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

113,653 113,746 113,844 113,951 114,058 114,173 114,289 114,401 114,506 114,603 114,297 114,375 114,455

Civilian labor force

81,800 81,743 81,420 81,782 81,818 81,835 81,988 81,967 81,817 81,983 82,113 82,138 82,046

Participation rate

72.0 71.9 71.5 71.8 71.7 71.7 71.7 71.6 71.5 71.5 71.8 71.8 71.7

Employed

78,066 77,993 77,926 78,098 78,042 78,142 78,191 78,232 78,330 78,379 78,503 78,573 78,556

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

3,734 3,750 3,493 3,684 3,775 3,693 3,798 3,735 3,486 3,605 3,609 3,564 3,491

Unemployment rate

4.6 4.6 4.3 4.5 4.6 4.5 4.6 4.6 4.3 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.3

Not in labor force

31,854 32,003 32,425 32,169 32,240 32,338 32,301 32,434 32,690 32,620 32,184 32,237 32,409


Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

130,656 130,756 130,858 130,969 131,081 131,198 131,317 131,432 131,542 131,643 131,301 131,384 131,469

Civilian labor force

74,527 74,286 74,142 74,116 74,477 74,605 74,788 74,648 74,597 74,661 74,621 74,862 75,126

Participation rate

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

Employed

70,784 70,605 70,670 70,515 71,002 70,986 71,191 71,185 71,222 71,250 71,069 71,388 71,863

Employment-population ratio

54.2 54.0 54.0 53.8 54.2 54.1 54.2 54.2 54.1 54.1 54.1 54.3 54.7

Unemployed

3,743 3,681 3,473 3,601 3,475 3,619 3,597 3,463 3,375 3,411 3,552 3,475 3,262

Unemployment rate

5.0 5.0 4.7 4.9 4.7 4.9 4.8 4.6 4.5 4.6 4.8 4.6 4.3

Not in labor force

56,128 56,469 56,716 56,853 56,604 56,593 56,529 56,783 56,945 56,982 56,681 56,521 56,343


Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

122,433 122,524 122,622 122,728 122,835 122,949 123,066 123,179 123,285 123,383 123,052 123,131 123,212

Civilian labor force

71,617 71,316 71,226 71,310 71,588 71,674 71,856 71,784 71,737 71,831 71,686 72,011 72,160

Participation rate

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

Employed

68,303 68,099 68,218 68,116 68,534 68,452 68,702 68,698 68,712 68,760 68,550 68,932 69,271

Employment-population ratio

55.8 55.6 55.6 55.5 55.8 55.7 55.8 55.8 55.7 55.7 55.7 56.0 56.2

Unemployed

3,314 3,218 3,008 3,194 3,054 3,223 3,154 3,085 3,025 3,071 3,136 3,079 2,890

Unemployment rate

4.6 4.5 4.2 4.5 4.3 4.5 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.3 4.0

Not in labor force

50,815 51,208 51,396 51,418 51,246 51,275 51,210 51,395 51,548 51,552 51,366 51,119 51,052


Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

16,682 16,699 16,708 16,718 16,728 16,732 16,737 16,741 16,749 16,756 16,734 16,740 16,747

Civilian labor force

5,861 5,879 5,864 5,798 5,889 5,999 5,987 5,892 5,903 5,826 5,917 5,907 5,995

Participation rate

35.1 35.2 35.1 34.7 35.2 35.9 35.8 35.2 35.2 34.8 35.4 35.3 35.8

Employed

4,931 4,936 4,914 4,877 4,969 5,062 5,034 4,972 5,006 4,972 5,028 5,023 5,173

Employment-population ratio

29.6 29.6 29.4 29.2 29.7 30.3 30.1 29.7 29.9 29.7 30.0 30.0 30.9

Unemployed

929 943 950 921 920 937 953 920 897 854 890 884 822

Unemployment rate

15.9 16.0 16.2 15.9 15.6 15.6 15.9 15.6 15.2 14.7 15.0 15.0 13.7

Not in labor force

10,821 10,820 10,844 10,920 10,838 10,733 10,750 10,849 10,846 10,930 10,816 10,833 10,752

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 07, 2017