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

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

257,272 257,454 257,642 257,843 258,066 258,290 258,514 258,708 258,888 258,239 258,392 258,537 258,693

Civilian labor force

161,551 161,667 162,129 162,209 161,802 162,055 162,694 162,821 163,240 163,229 163,184 162,960 162,470

Participation rate

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

Employed

155,216 155,539 155,592 155,964 155,604 156,069 156,582 156,803 156,945 156,694 156,949 156,748 156,645

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

6,335 6,128 6,537 6,245 6,197 5,986 6,112 6,018 6,294 6,535 6,235 6,211 5,824

Unemployment rate

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

Not in labor force

95,721 95,787 95,513 95,633 96,264 96,235 95,821 95,886 95,649 95,010 95,208 95,577 96,223

Persons who currently want a job

5,143 5,211 5,285 5,192 5,401 5,266 5,333 5,397 5,327 5,254 5,222 5,227 5,121


Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

124,418 124,509 124,604 124,704 124,816 124,928 125,041 125,137 125,227 124,890 124,965 125,037 125,114

Civilian labor force

86,102 86,170 86,028 85,904 85,868 85,912 86,146 86,330 86,441 86,577 86,439 86,442 86,179

Participation rate

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

Employed

82,599 82,754 82,506 82,662 82,565 82,686 82,894 83,194 83,041 83,031 83,095 83,034 82,959

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

3,502 3,416 3,522 3,242 3,303 3,226 3,252 3,136 3,401 3,545 3,343 3,408 3,221

Unemployment rate

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

Not in labor force

38,317 38,340 38,575 38,800 38,948 39,016 38,895 38,807 38,785 38,313 38,527 38,595 38,935


Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

115,921 116,017 116,115 116,220 116,328 116,437 116,546 116,646 116,739 116,436 116,513 116,586 116,665

Civilian labor force

83,163 83,257 83,103 83,019 83,044 83,104 83,277 83,408 83,500 83,599 83,632 83,573 83,373

Participation rate

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

Employed

80,108 80,299 80,006 80,217 80,149 80,251 80,388 80,633 80,501 80,472 80,712 80,564 80,576

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

3,055 2,958 3,097 2,801 2,895 2,853 2,889 2,775 2,999 3,126 2,920 3,009 2,797

Unemployment rate

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

Not in labor force

32,758 32,760 33,012 33,201 33,284 33,333 33,269 33,238 33,239 32,837 32,881 33,013 33,292


Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

132,853 132,944 133,038 133,139 133,250 133,362 133,474 133,571 133,662 133,350 133,427 133,500 133,579

Civilian labor force

75,449 75,497 76,101 76,305 75,934 76,143 76,548 76,492 76,798 76,652 76,746 76,518 76,291

Participation rate

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

Employed

72,616 72,785 73,086 73,302 73,039 73,383 73,688 73,609 73,904 73,663 73,854 73,715 73,687

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

2,833 2,712 3,015 3,003 2,895 2,760 2,860 2,883 2,894 2,990 2,892 2,803 2,604

Unemployment rate

3.8 3.6 4.0 3.9 3.8 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.8 3.9 3.8 3.7 3.4

Not in labor force

57,405 57,448 56,938 56,834 57,316 57,219 56,926 57,079 56,864 56,697 56,681 56,982 57,288


Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

124,579 124,674 124,771 124,875 124,983 125,091 125,200 125,299 125,393 125,099 125,177 125,252 125,332

Civilian labor force

72,558 72,590 73,155 73,295 73,153 73,107 73,442 73,478 73,769 73,691 73,760 73,525 73,419

Participation rate

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

Employed

70,033 70,161 70,455 70,622 70,563 70,710 70,935 70,949 71,218 71,049 71,221 71,072 71,131

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

2,525 2,429 2,701 2,673 2,590 2,398 2,507 2,529 2,550 2,642 2,540 2,453 2,288

Unemployment rate

3.5 3.3 3.7 3.6 3.5 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.4 3.3 3.1

Not in labor force

52,021 52,084 51,616 51,580 51,829 51,984 51,757 51,821 51,624 51,408 51,417 51,727 51,913


Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

16,771 16,763 16,755 16,748 16,755 16,762 16,768 16,763 16,756 16,704 16,702 16,698 16,696

Civilian labor force

5,829 5,820 5,871 5,896 5,604 5,843 5,974 5,935 5,971 5,939 5,792 5,862 5,678

Participation rate

34.8 34.7 35.0 35.2 33.4 34.9 35.6 35.4 35.6 35.6 34.7 35.1 34.0

Employed

5,074 5,079 5,131 5,125 4,892 5,108 5,258 5,221 5,226 5,172 5,017 5,113 4,938

Employment-population ratio

30.3 30.3 30.6 30.6 29.2 30.5 31.4 31.1 31.2 31.0 30.0 30.6 29.6

Unemployed

755 741 740 771 712 735 715 714 745 767 776 748 740

Unemployment rate

13.0 12.7 12.6 13.1 12.7 12.6 12.0 12.0 12.5 12.9 13.4 12.8 13.0

Not in labor force

10,942 10,943 10,885 10,852 11,151 10,918 10,795 10,828 10,785 10,765 10,909 10,837 11,018

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: May 03, 2019