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
2018 2019
Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug.

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

258,066 258,290 258,514 258,708 258,888 258,239 258,392 258,537 258,693 258,861 259,037 259,225 259,432

Civilian labor force

161,802 162,055 162,694 162,821 163,240 163,229 163,184 162,960 162,470 162,646 162,981 163,351 163,922

Participation rate

62.7 62.7 62.9 62.9 63.1 63.2 63.2 63.0 62.8 62.8 62.9 63.0 63.2

Employed

155,604 156,069 156,582 156,803 156,945 156,694 156,949 156,748 156,645 156,758 157,005 157,288 157,878

Employment-population ratio

60.3 60.4 60.6 60.6 60.6 60.7 60.7 60.6 60.6 60.6 60.6 60.7 60.9

Unemployed

6,197 5,986 6,112 6,018 6,294 6,535 6,235 6,211 5,824 5,888 5,975 6,063 6,044

Unemployment rate

3.8 3.7 3.8 3.7 3.9 4.0 3.8 3.8 3.6 3.6 3.7 3.7 3.7

Not in labor force

96,264 96,235 95,821 95,886 95,649 95,010 95,208 95,577 96,223 96,215 96,057 95,874 95,510

Persons who currently want a job

5,401 5,266 5,333 5,397 5,327 5,254 5,222 5,227 5,121 5,045 5,322 5,043 5,150


Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

124,816 124,928 125,041 125,137 125,227 124,890 124,965 125,037 125,114 125,197 125,285 125,378 125,481

Civilian labor force

85,868 85,912 86,146 86,330 86,441 86,577 86,439 86,442 86,179 86,377 86,479 86,805 86,832

Participation rate

68.8 68.8 68.9 69.0 69.0 69.3 69.2 69.1 68.9 69.0 69.0 69.2 69.2

Employed

82,565 82,686 82,894 83,194 83,041 83,031 83,095 83,034 82,959 83,192 83,293 83,584 83,600

Employment-population ratio

66.1 66.2 66.3 66.5 66.3 66.5 66.5 66.4 66.3 66.4 66.5 66.7 66.6

Unemployed

3,303 3,226 3,252 3,136 3,401 3,545 3,343 3,408 3,221 3,185 3,185 3,221 3,233

Unemployment rate

3.8 3.8 3.8 3.6 3.9 4.1 3.9 3.9 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.7

Not in labor force

38,948 39,016 38,895 38,807 38,785 38,313 38,527 38,595 38,935 38,820 38,806 38,573 38,649


Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

116,328 116,437 116,546 116,646 116,739 116,436 116,513 116,586 116,665 116,752 116,843 116,939 117,040

Civilian labor force

83,044 83,104 83,277 83,408 83,500 83,599 83,632 83,573 83,373 83,561 83,501 83,794 83,868

Participation rate

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

Employed

80,149 80,251 80,388 80,633 80,501 80,472 80,712 80,564 80,576 80,766 80,718 80,981 81,039

Employment-population ratio

68.9 68.9 69.0 69.1 69.0 69.1 69.3 69.1 69.1 69.2 69.1 69.3 69.2

Unemployed

2,895 2,853 2,889 2,775 2,999 3,126 2,920 3,009 2,797 2,795 2,783 2,814 2,830

Unemployment rate

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

Not in labor force

33,284 33,333 33,269 33,238 33,239 32,837 32,881 33,013 33,292 33,191 33,341 33,144 33,171


Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

133,250 133,362 133,474 133,571 133,662 133,350 133,427 133,500 133,579 133,664 133,753 133,847 133,951

Civilian labor force

75,934 76,143 76,548 76,492 76,798 76,652 76,746 76,518 76,291 76,269 76,502 76,546 77,090

Participation rate

57.0 57.1 57.4 57.3 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.3 57.1 57.1 57.2 57.2 57.6

Employed

73,039 73,383 73,688 73,609 73,904 73,663 73,854 73,715 73,687 73,566 73,712 73,705 74,278

Employment-population ratio

54.8 55.0 55.2 55.1 55.3 55.2 55.4 55.2 55.2 55.0 55.1 55.1 55.5

Unemployed

2,895 2,760 2,860 2,883 2,894 2,990 2,892 2,803 2,604 2,703 2,790 2,841 2,812

Unemployment rate

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

Not in labor force

57,316 57,219 56,926 57,079 56,864 56,697 56,681 56,982 57,288 57,395 57,251 57,301 56,861


Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

124,983 125,091 125,200 125,299 125,393 125,099 125,177 125,252 125,332 125,419 125,509 125,604 125,705

Civilian labor force

73,153 73,107 73,442 73,478 73,769 73,691 73,760 73,525 73,419 73,347 73,579 73,548 74,123

Participation rate

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

Employed

70,563 70,710 70,935 70,949 71,218 71,049 71,221 71,072 71,131 70,981 71,139 71,069 71,655

Employment-population ratio

56.5 56.5 56.7 56.6 56.8 56.8 56.9 56.7 56.8 56.6 56.7 56.6 57.0

Unemployed

2,590 2,398 2,507 2,529 2,550 2,642 2,540 2,453 2,288 2,366 2,441 2,479 2,468

Unemployment rate

3.5 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.4 3.3 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.3

Not in labor force

51,829 51,984 51,757 51,821 51,624 51,408 51,417 51,727 51,913 52,071 51,929 52,057 51,582


Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

16,755 16,762 16,768 16,763 16,756 16,704 16,702 16,698 16,696 16,690 16,686 16,682 16,687

Civilian labor force

5,604 5,843 5,974 5,935 5,971 5,939 5,792 5,862 5,678 5,738 5,900 6,009 5,931

Participation rate

33.4 34.9 35.6 35.4 35.6 35.6 34.7 35.1 34.0 34.4 35.4 36.0 35.5

Employed

4,892 5,108 5,258 5,221 5,226 5,172 5,017 5,113 4,938 5,011 5,148 5,239 5,184

Employment-population ratio

29.2 30.5 31.4 31.1 31.2 31.0 30.0 30.6 29.6 30.0 30.9 31.4 31.1

Unemployed

712 735 715 714 745 767 776 748 740 726 751 770 747

Unemployment rate

12.7 12.6 12.0 12.0 12.5 12.9 13.4 12.8 13.0 12.7 12.7 12.8 12.6

Not in labor force

11,151 10,918 10,795 10,828 10,785 10,765 10,909 10,837 11,018 10,953 10,786 10,673 10,756

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: September 06, 2019