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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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
2021 2022
Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec.

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

262,136 263,202 263,324 263,444 263,559 263,679 263,835 264,012 264,184 264,356 264,535 264,708 264,844

Civilian labor force

162,410 163,633 163,862 164,301 163,950 164,278 164,002 163,990 164,714 164,619 164,646 164,527 164,966

Participation rate

62.0 62.2 62.2 62.4 62.2 62.3 62.2 62.1 62.3 62.3 62.2 62.2 62.3

Employed

156,081 157,122 157,590 158,328 157,982 158,299 158,057 158,272 158,694 158,850 158,593 158,527 159,244

Employment-population ratio

59.5 59.7 59.8 60.1 59.9 60.0 59.9 59.9 60.1 60.1 60.0 59.9 60.1

Unemployed

6,329 6,511 6,272 5,972 5,968 5,979 5,945 5,718 6,021 5,770 6,053 6,000 5,722

Unemployment rate

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

Not in labor force

99,726 99,570 99,463 99,144 99,609 99,400 99,833 100,021 99,469 99,736 99,890 100,181 99,878

Persons who currently want a job

5,747 5,718 5,392 5,752 5,854 5,678 5,653 5,887 5,534 5,813 5,681 5,528 5,176


Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

126,832 128,236 128,296 128,355 128,411 128,470 128,547 128,636 128,722 128,807 128,897 128,983 129,050

Civilian labor force

85,934 86,997 87,389 87,495 87,281 87,288 87,199 86,984 87,366 87,659 87,772 87,793 87,864

Participation rate

67.8 67.8 68.1 68.2 68.0 67.9 67.8 67.6 67.9 68.1 68.1 68.1 68.1

Employed

82,580 83,451 84,071 84,294 83,989 84,124 84,026 83,912 84,081 84,532 84,559 84,557 84,880

Employment-population ratio

65.1 65.1 65.5 65.7 65.4 65.5 65.4 65.2 65.3 65.6 65.6 65.6 65.8

Unemployed

3,354 3,546 3,318 3,201 3,292 3,163 3,173 3,072 3,284 3,127 3,212 3,236 2,984

Unemployment rate

3.9 4.1 3.8 3.7 3.8 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.8 3.6 3.7 3.7 3.4

Not in labor force

40,898 41,239 40,907 40,860 41,130 41,182 41,348 41,652 41,356 41,148 41,126 41,189 41,186


Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

118,520 119,612 119,669 119,726 119,780 119,831 119,899 119,977 120,058 120,140 120,225 120,301 120,360

Civilian labor force

82,968 83,885 84,264 84,266 84,200 84,165 84,029 83,905 84,192 84,602 84,606 84,525 84,694

Participation rate

70.0 70.1 70.4 70.4 70.3 70.2 70.1 69.9 70.1 70.4 70.4 70.3 70.4

Employed

79,958 80,695 81,293 81,389 81,236 81,331 81,210 81,185 81,263 81,816 81,776 81,698 82,033

Employment-population ratio

67.5 67.5 67.9 68.0 67.8 67.9 67.7 67.7 67.7 68.1 68.0 67.9 68.2

Unemployed

3,010 3,190 2,971 2,877 2,963 2,834 2,818 2,720 2,929 2,786 2,829 2,827 2,661

Unemployment rate

3.6 3.8 3.5 3.4 3.5 3.4 3.4 3.2 3.5 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.1

Not in labor force

35,552 35,727 35,405 35,460 35,581 35,665 35,870 36,072 35,867 35,537 35,619 35,776 35,666


Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

135,304 134,966 135,028 135,089 135,148 135,209 135,287 135,376 135,462 135,548 135,638 135,725 135,795

Civilian labor force

76,476 76,636 76,473 76,806 76,669 76,990 76,803 77,006 77,349 76,960 76,874 76,734 77,102

Participation rate

56.5 56.8 56.6 56.9 56.7 56.9 56.8 56.9 57.1 56.8 56.7 56.5 56.8

Employed

73,501 73,671 73,519 74,035 73,993 74,174 74,031 74,360 74,613 74,318 74,033 73,970 74,364

Employment-population ratio

54.3 54.6 54.4 54.8 54.7 54.9 54.7 54.9 55.1 54.8 54.6 54.5 54.8

Unemployed

2,975 2,965 2,954 2,771 2,676 2,816 2,772 2,646 2,736 2,642 2,841 2,764 2,738

Unemployment rate

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

Not in labor force

58,828 58,331 58,555 58,284 58,479 58,218 58,484 58,370 58,113 58,588 58,764 58,991 58,692


Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

127,167 126,570 126,631 126,691 126,749 126,802 126,872 126,951 127,034 127,117 127,204 127,283 127,345

Civilian labor force

73,498 73,517 73,482 73,736 73,508 73,877 73,721 73,956 74,098 73,729 73,752 73,532 73,930

Participation rate

57.8 58.1 58.0 58.2 58.0 58.3 58.1 58.3 58.3 58.0 58.0 57.8 58.1

Employed

70,831 70,872 70,810 71,275 71,144 71,388 71,280 71,659 71,676 71,457 71,218 71,088 71,531

Employment-population ratio

55.7 56.0 55.9 56.3 56.1 56.3 56.2 56.4 56.4 56.2 56.0 55.9 56.2

Unemployed

2,667 2,645 2,672 2,462 2,365 2,489 2,441 2,297 2,422 2,272 2,534 2,444 2,398

Unemployment rate

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

Not in labor force

53,669 53,054 53,149 52,955 53,241 52,924 53,151 52,995 52,936 53,388 53,452 53,750 53,416


Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

16,449 17,020 17,024 17,027 17,030 17,046 17,064 17,084 17,091 17,099 17,107 17,124 17,139

Civilian labor force

5,944 6,231 6,116 6,298 6,242 6,235 6,252 6,129 6,424 6,288 6,288 6,469 6,343

Participation rate

36.1 36.6 35.9 37.0 36.7 36.6 36.6 35.9 37.6 36.8 36.8 37.8 37.0

Employed

5,292 5,555 5,487 5,665 5,603 5,579 5,566 5,428 5,754 5,576 5,598 5,740 5,680

Employment-population ratio

32.2 32.6 32.2 33.3 32.9 32.7 32.6 31.8 33.7 32.6 32.7 33.5 33.1

Unemployed

652 676 628 634 640 656 686 701 670 712 690 729 662

Unemployment rate

11.0 10.9 10.3 10.1 10.2 10.5 11.0 11.4 10.4 11.3 11.0 11.3 10.4

Not in labor force

10,505 10,789 10,908 10,729 10,788 10,811 10,813 10,955 10,667 10,811 10,819 10,655 10,796

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: January 06, 2023