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

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

258,514 258,708 258,888 258,239 258,392 258,537 258,693 258,861 259,037 259,225 259,432 259,638 259,845

Civilian labor force

162,694 162,821 163,240 163,229 163,184 162,960 162,470 162,646 162,981 163,351 163,922 164,039 164,364

Participation rate

62.9 62.9 63.1 63.2 63.2 63.0 62.8 62.8 62.9 63.0 63.2 63.2 63.3

Employed

156,582 156,803 156,945 156,694 156,949 156,748 156,645 156,758 157,005 157,288 157,878 158,269 158,510

Employment-population ratio

60.6 60.6 60.6 60.7 60.7 60.6 60.6 60.6 60.6 60.7 60.9 61.0 61.0

Unemployed

6,112 6,018 6,294 6,535 6,235 6,211 5,824 5,888 5,975 6,063 6,044 5,769 5,855

Unemployment rate

3.8 3.7 3.9 4.0 3.8 3.8 3.6 3.6 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.5 3.6

Not in labor force

95,821 95,886 95,649 95,010 95,208 95,577 96,223 96,215 96,057 95,874 95,510 95,599 95,481

Persons who currently want a job

5,333 5,397 5,327 5,254 5,222 5,227 5,121 5,045 5,322 5,043 5,150 4,880 4,753


Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

125,041 125,137 125,227 124,890 124,965 125,037 125,114 125,197 125,285 125,378 125,481 125,583 125,687

Civilian labor force

86,146 86,330 86,441 86,577 86,439 86,442 86,179 86,377 86,479 86,805 86,832 86,839 86,884

Participation rate

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

Employed

82,894 83,194 83,041 83,031 83,095 83,034 82,959 83,192 83,293 83,584 83,600 83,732 83,753

Employment-population ratio

66.3 66.5 66.3 66.5 66.5 66.4 66.3 66.4 66.5 66.7 66.6 66.7 66.6

Unemployed

3,252 3,136 3,401 3,545 3,343 3,408 3,221 3,185 3,185 3,221 3,233 3,107 3,132

Unemployment rate

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

Not in labor force

38,895 38,807 38,785 38,313 38,527 38,595 38,935 38,820 38,806 38,573 38,649 38,744 38,802


Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

116,546 116,646 116,739 116,436 116,513 116,586 116,665 116,752 116,843 116,939 117,040 117,140 117,242

Civilian labor force

83,277 83,408 83,500 83,599 83,632 83,573 83,373 83,561 83,501 83,794 83,868 83,829 83,902

Participation rate

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

Employed

80,388 80,633 80,501 80,472 80,712 80,564 80,576 80,766 80,718 80,981 81,039 81,135 81,181

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

2,889 2,775 2,999 3,126 2,920 3,009 2,797 2,795 2,783 2,814 2,830 2,694 2,721

Unemployment rate

3.5 3.3 3.6 3.7 3.5 3.6 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.2 3.2

Not in labor force

33,269 33,238 33,239 32,837 32,881 33,013 33,292 33,191 33,341 33,144 33,171 33,311 33,340


Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

133,474 133,571 133,662 133,350 133,427 133,500 133,579 133,664 133,753 133,847 133,951 134,054 134,158

Civilian labor force

76,548 76,492 76,798 76,652 76,746 76,518 76,291 76,269 76,502 76,546 77,090 77,199 77,480

Participation rate

57.4 57.3 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.3 57.1 57.1 57.2 57.2 57.6 57.6 57.8

Employed

73,688 73,609 73,904 73,663 73,854 73,715 73,687 73,566 73,712 73,705 74,278 74,537 74,757

Employment-population ratio

55.2 55.1 55.3 55.2 55.4 55.2 55.2 55.0 55.1 55.1 55.5 55.6 55.7

Unemployed

2,860 2,883 2,894 2,990 2,892 2,803 2,604 2,703 2,790 2,841 2,812 2,662 2,723

Unemployment rate

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

Not in labor force

56,926 57,079 56,864 56,697 56,681 56,982 57,288 57,395 57,251 57,301 56,861 56,855 56,678


Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

125,200 125,299 125,393 125,099 125,177 125,252 125,332 125,419 125,509 125,604 125,705 125,806 125,907

Civilian labor force

73,442 73,478 73,769 73,691 73,760 73,525 73,419 73,347 73,579 73,548 74,123 74,314 74,517

Participation rate

58.7 58.6 58.8 58.9 58.9 58.7 58.6 58.5 58.6 58.6 59.0 59.1 59.2

Employed

70,935 70,949 71,218 71,049 71,221 71,072 71,131 70,981 71,139 71,069 71,655 71,974 72,112

Employment-population ratio

56.7 56.6 56.8 56.8 56.9 56.7 56.8 56.6 56.7 56.6 57.0 57.2 57.3

Unemployed

2,507 2,529 2,550 2,642 2,540 2,453 2,288 2,366 2,441 2,479 2,468 2,340 2,405

Unemployment rate

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

Not in labor force

51,757 51,821 51,624 51,408 51,417 51,727 51,913 52,071 51,929 52,057 51,582 51,491 51,390


Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

16,768 16,763 16,756 16,704 16,702 16,698 16,696 16,690 16,686 16,682 16,687 16,691 16,696

Civilian labor force

5,974 5,935 5,971 5,939 5,792 5,862 5,678 5,738 5,900 6,009 5,931 5,895 5,946

Participation rate

35.6 35.4 35.6 35.6 34.7 35.1 34.0 34.4 35.4 36.0 35.5 35.3 35.6

Employed

5,258 5,221 5,226 5,172 5,017 5,113 4,938 5,011 5,148 5,239 5,184 5,160 5,217

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

715 714 745 767 776 748 740 726 751 770 747 735 729

Unemployment rate

12.0 12.0 12.5 12.9 13.4 12.8 13.0 12.7 12.7 12.8 12.6 12.5 12.3

Not in labor force

10,795 10,828 10,785 10,765 10,909 10,837 11,018 10,953 10,786 10,673 10,756 10,796 10,750

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: November 01, 2019