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

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

256,934 257,097 257,272 257,454 257,642 257,843 258,066 258,290 258,514 258,708 258,888 258,239 258,392

Civilian labor force

161,900 161,646 161,551 161,667 162,129 162,209 161,802 162,055 162,694 162,821 163,240 163,229 163,184

Participation rate

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

Employed

155,213 155,160 155,216 155,539 155,592 155,964 155,604 156,069 156,582 156,803 156,945 156,694 156,949

Employment-population ratio

60.4 60.4 60.3 60.4 60.4 60.5 60.3 60.4 60.6 60.6 60.6 60.7 60.7

Unemployed

6,687 6,486 6,335 6,128 6,537 6,245 6,197 5,986 6,112 6,018 6,294 6,535 6,235

Unemployment rate

4.1 4.0 3.9 3.8 4.0 3.9 3.8 3.7 3.8 3.7 3.9 4.0 3.8

Not in labor force

95,033 95,451 95,721 95,787 95,513 95,633 96,264 96,235 95,821 95,886 95,649 95,010 95,208

Persons who currently want a job

5,136 5,112 5,143 5,211 5,285 5,192 5,401 5,266 5,333 5,397 5,327 5,254 5,222


Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

124,250 124,331 124,418 124,509 124,604 124,704 124,816 124,928 125,041 125,137 125,227 124,890 124,965

Civilian labor force

86,215 86,104 86,102 86,170 86,028 85,904 85,868 85,912 86,146 86,330 86,441 86,577 86,439

Participation rate

69.4 69.3 69.2 69.2 69.0 68.9 68.8 68.8 68.9 69.0 69.0 69.3 69.2

Employed

82,653 82,598 82,599 82,754 82,506 82,662 82,565 82,686 82,894 83,194 83,041 83,031 83,095

Employment-population ratio

66.5 66.4 66.4 66.5 66.2 66.3 66.1 66.2 66.3 66.5 66.3 66.5 66.5

Unemployed

3,562 3,506 3,502 3,416 3,522 3,242 3,303 3,226 3,252 3,136 3,401 3,545 3,343

Unemployment rate

4.1 4.1 4.1 4.0 4.1 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.6 3.9 4.1 3.9

Not in labor force

38,035 38,227 38,317 38,340 38,575 38,800 38,948 39,016 38,895 38,807 38,785 38,313 38,527


Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

115,748 115,832 115,921 116,017 116,115 116,220 116,328 116,437 116,546 116,646 116,739 116,436 116,513

Civilian labor force

83,258 83,149 83,163 83,257 83,103 83,019 83,044 83,104 83,277 83,408 83,500 83,599 83,632

Participation rate

71.9 71.8 71.7 71.8 71.6 71.4 71.4 71.4 71.5 71.5 71.5 71.8 71.8

Employed

80,186 80,091 80,108 80,299 80,006 80,217 80,149 80,251 80,388 80,633 80,501 80,472 80,712

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

3,072 3,059 3,055 2,958 3,097 2,801 2,895 2,853 2,889 2,775 2,999 3,126 2,920

Unemployment rate

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

Not in labor force

32,490 32,683 32,758 32,760 33,012 33,201 33,284 33,333 33,269 33,238 33,239 32,837 32,881


Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

132,684 132,766 132,853 132,944 133,038 133,139 133,250 133,362 133,474 133,571 133,662 133,350 133,427

Civilian labor force

75,685 75,542 75,449 75,497 76,101 76,305 75,934 76,143 76,548 76,492 76,798 76,652 76,746

Participation rate

57.0 56.9 56.8 56.8 57.2 57.3 57.0 57.1 57.4 57.3 57.5 57.5 57.5

Employed

72,560 72,562 72,616 72,785 73,086 73,302 73,039 73,383 73,688 73,609 73,904 73,663 73,854

Employment-population ratio

54.7 54.7 54.7 54.7 54.9 55.1 54.8 55.0 55.2 55.1 55.3 55.2 55.4

Unemployed

3,125 2,980 2,833 2,712 3,015 3,003 2,895 2,760 2,860 2,883 2,894 2,990 2,892

Unemployment rate

4.1 3.9 3.8 3.6 4.0 3.9 3.8 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.8 3.9 3.8

Not in labor force

56,998 57,224 57,405 57,448 56,938 56,834 57,316 57,219 56,926 57,079 56,864 56,697 56,681


Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

124,407 124,491 124,579 124,674 124,771 124,875 124,983 125,091 125,200 125,299 125,393 125,099 125,177

Civilian labor force

72,595 72,580 72,558 72,590 73,155 73,295 73,153 73,107 73,442 73,478 73,769 73,691 73,760

Participation rate

58.4 58.3 58.2 58.2 58.6 58.7 58.5 58.4 58.7 58.6 58.8 58.9 58.9

Employed

69,849 69,946 70,033 70,161 70,455 70,622 70,563 70,710 70,935 70,949 71,218 71,049 71,221

Employment-population ratio

56.1 56.2 56.2 56.3 56.5 56.6 56.5 56.5 56.7 56.6 56.8 56.8 56.9

Unemployed

2,746 2,634 2,525 2,429 2,701 2,673 2,590 2,398 2,507 2,529 2,550 2,642 2,540

Unemployment rate

3.8 3.6 3.5 3.3 3.7 3.6 3.5 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.4

Not in labor force

51,812 51,910 52,021 52,084 51,616 51,580 51,829 51,984 51,757 51,821 51,624 51,408 51,417


Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

16,778 16,774 16,771 16,763 16,755 16,748 16,755 16,762 16,768 16,763 16,756 16,704 16,702

Civilian labor force

6,047 5,916 5,829 5,820 5,871 5,896 5,604 5,843 5,974 5,935 5,971 5,939 5,792

Participation rate

36.0 35.3 34.8 34.7 35.0 35.2 33.4 34.9 35.6 35.4 35.6 35.6 34.7

Employed

5,178 5,123 5,074 5,079 5,131 5,125 4,892 5,108 5,258 5,221 5,226 5,172 5,017

Employment-population ratio

30.9 30.5 30.3 30.3 30.6 30.6 29.2 30.5 31.4 31.1 31.2 31.0 30.0

Unemployed

870 793 755 741 740 771 712 735 715 714 745 767 776

Unemployment rate

14.4 13.4 13.0 12.7 12.6 13.1 12.7 12.6 12.0 12.0 12.5 12.9 13.4

Not in labor force

10,731 10,858 10,942 10,943 10,885 10,852 11,151 10,918 10,795 10,828 10,785 10,765 10,909

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: March 08, 2019