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
2017 2018
Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov.

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

255,949 256,109 256,780 256,934 257,097 257,272 257,454 257,642 257,843 258,066 258,290 258,514 258,708

Civilian labor force

160,533 160,597 161,115 161,921 161,763 161,527 161,539 162,140 162,245 161,776 161,926 162,637 162,770

Participation rate

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

Employed

153,917 154,021 154,430 155,215 155,178 155,181 155,474 155,576 155,965 155,542 155,962 156,562 156,795

Employment-population ratio

60.1 60.1 60.1 60.4 60.4 60.3 60.4 60.4 60.5 60.3 60.4 60.6 60.6

Unemployed

6,616 6,576 6,684 6,706 6,585 6,346 6,065 6,564 6,280 6,234 5,964 6,075 5,975

Unemployment rate

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

Not in labor force

95,416 95,512 95,665 95,012 95,335 95,745 95,915 95,502 95,598 96,290 96,364 95,877 95,937

Persons who currently want a job

5,265 5,308 5,171 5,131 5,096 5,115 5,183 5,258 5,163 5,389 5,237 5,309 5,397


Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

123,707 123,786 124,173 124,250 124,331 124,418 124,509 124,604 124,704 124,816 124,928 125,041 125,137

Civilian labor force

85,221 85,354 85,931 86,267 86,169 86,152 86,157 86,056 85,950 85,854 85,856 86,146 86,326

Participation rate

68.9 69.0 69.2 69.4 69.3 69.2 69.2 69.1 68.9 68.8 68.7 68.9 69.0

Employed

81,666 81,821 82,274 82,685 82,630 82,611 82,784 82,522 82,684 82,545 82,645 82,903 83,219

Employment-population ratio

66.0 66.1 66.3 66.5 66.5 66.4 66.5 66.2 66.3 66.1 66.2 66.3 66.5

Unemployed

3,555 3,533 3,658 3,582 3,539 3,541 3,373 3,534 3,266 3,309 3,211 3,243 3,106

Unemployment rate

4.2 4.1 4.3 4.2 4.1 4.1 3.9 4.1 3.8 3.9 3.7 3.8 3.6

Not in labor force

38,486 38,432 38,242 37,983 38,162 38,266 38,352 38,548 38,754 38,962 39,072 38,895 38,811


Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

115,212 115,292 115,669 115,748 115,832 115,921 116,017 116,115 116,220 116,328 116,437 116,546 116,646

Civilian labor force

82,375 82,548 82,928 83,309 83,200 83,199 83,234 83,115 83,058 83,030 83,063 83,286 83,409

Participation rate

71.5 71.6 71.7 72.0 71.8 71.8 71.7 71.6 71.5 71.4 71.3 71.5 71.5

Employed

79,324 79,431 79,705 80,213 80,113 80,111 80,329 80,013 80,240 80,134 80,225 80,405 80,660

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

3,050 3,117 3,223 3,096 3,087 3,088 2,905 3,102 2,818 2,895 2,837 2,881 2,749

Unemployment rate

3.7 3.8 3.9 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.5 3.7 3.4 3.5 3.4 3.5 3.3

Not in labor force

32,837 32,745 32,741 32,440 32,632 32,723 32,783 33,001 33,162 33,298 33,374 33,260 33,236


Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

132,242 132,323 132,607 132,684 132,766 132,853 132,944 133,038 133,139 133,250 133,362 133,474 133,571

Civilian labor force

75,312 75,243 75,183 75,654 75,594 75,375 75,382 76,084 76,295 75,922 76,070 76,491 76,445

Participation rate

57.0 56.9 56.7 57.0 56.9 56.7 56.7 57.2 57.3 57.0 57.0 57.3 57.2

Employed

72,251 72,200 72,157 72,530 72,548 72,569 72,690 73,054 73,281 72,997 73,317 73,659 73,576

Employment-population ratio

54.6 54.6 54.4 54.7 54.6 54.6 54.7 54.9 55.0 54.8 55.0 55.2 55.1

Unemployed

3,061 3,043 3,027 3,124 3,046 2,805 2,692 3,030 3,013 2,925 2,753 2,832 2,869

Unemployment rate

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

Not in labor force

56,930 57,080 57,423 57,030 57,172 57,479 57,562 56,954 56,844 57,328 57,292 56,983 57,126


Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

123,975 124,057 124,328 124,407 124,491 124,579 124,674 124,771 124,875 124,983 125,091 125,200 125,299

Civilian labor force

72,302 72,293 72,210 72,565 72,610 72,498 72,493 73,139 73,285 73,154 73,039 73,391 73,431

Participation rate

58.3 58.3 58.1 58.3 58.3 58.2 58.1 58.6 58.7 58.5 58.4 58.6 58.6

Employed

69,665 69,614 69,583 69,828 69,916 69,992 70,077 70,419 70,598 70,529 70,656 70,909 70,917

Employment-population ratio

56.2 56.1 56.0 56.1 56.2 56.2 56.2 56.4 56.5 56.4 56.5 56.6 56.6

Unemployed

2,637 2,679 2,627 2,737 2,695 2,506 2,415 2,720 2,687 2,625 2,383 2,482 2,514

Unemployment rate

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

Not in labor force

51,673 51,764 52,118 51,842 51,880 52,081 52,181 51,633 51,590 51,829 52,052 51,809 51,868


Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

16,762 16,760 16,783 16,778 16,774 16,771 16,763 16,755 16,748 16,755 16,762 16,768 16,763

Civilian labor force

5,857 5,757 5,977 6,048 5,952 5,831 5,812 5,886 5,902 5,592 5,824 5,960 5,930

Participation rate

34.9 34.4 35.6 36.0 35.5 34.8 34.7 35.1 35.2 33.4 34.7 35.5 35.4

Employed

4,928 4,977 5,143 5,174 5,149 5,078 5,068 5,144 5,127 4,879 5,081 5,248 5,218

Employment-population ratio

29.4 29.7 30.6 30.8 30.7 30.3 30.2 30.7 30.6 29.1 30.3 31.3 31.1

Unemployed

929 780 834 874 803 752 745 743 775 714 743 712 712

Unemployment rate

15.9 13.6 13.9 14.4 13.5 12.9 12.8 12.6 13.1 12.8 12.8 11.9 12.0

Not in labor force

10,906 11,003 10,806 10,731 10,822 10,941 10,951 10,869 10,846 11,163 10,938 10,808 10,833

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: December 07, 2018