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
2015 2016
Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec.

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

251,936 252,397 252,577 252,768 252,969 253,174 253,397 253,620 253,854 254,091 254,321 254,540 254,742

Civilian labor force

157,957 158,362 158,888 159,278 158,938 158,510 158,889 159,295 159,508 159,830 159,643 159,456 159,640

Participation rate

62.7 62.7 62.9 63.0 62.8 62.6 62.7 62.8 62.8 62.9 62.8 62.6 62.7

Employed

150,030 150,533 151,043 151,301 151,028 151,058 151,090 151,546 151,655 151,926 151,902 152,048 152,111

Employment-population ratio

59.6 59.6 59.8 59.9 59.7 59.7 59.6 59.8 59.7 59.8 59.7 59.7 59.7

Unemployed

7,927 7,829 7,845 7,977 7,910 7,451 7,799 7,749 7,853 7,904 7,740 7,409 7,529

Unemployment rate

5.0 4.9 4.9 5.0 5.0 4.7 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.8 4.6 4.7

Not in labor force

93,978 94,036 93,690 93,490 94,031 94,665 94,508 94,325 94,346 94,261 94,678 95,084 95,102

Persons who currently want a job

5,920 5,977 5,858 5,726 5,813 5,912 5,706 5,892 5,841 6,082 5,889 5,837 5,662


Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

121,671 121,926 122,017 122,112 122,213 122,316 122,427 122,539 122,656 122,775 122,889 122,998 123,099

Civilian labor force

83,959 84,236 84,694 84,750 84,652 84,367 84,773 84,818 84,902 85,042 84,994 84,860 84,979

Participation rate

69.0 69.1 69.4 69.4 69.3 69.0 69.2 69.2 69.2 69.3 69.2 69.0 69.0

Employed

79,650 80,084 80,486 80,517 80,423 80,389 80,575 80,544 80,669 80,735 80,717 80,826 80,861

Employment-population ratio

65.5 65.7 66.0 65.9 65.8 65.7 65.8 65.7 65.8 65.8 65.7 65.7 65.7

Unemployed

4,310 4,152 4,208 4,234 4,228 3,979 4,198 4,274 4,234 4,307 4,278 4,034 4,118

Unemployment rate

5.1 4.9 5.0 5.0 5.0 4.7 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.1 5.0 4.8 4.8

Not in labor force

37,712 37,690 37,323 37,362 37,561 37,948 37,654 37,721 37,754 37,732 37,895 38,139 38,120


Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

113,241 113,483 113,566 113,653 113,746 113,844 113,951 114,058 114,173 114,289 114,401 114,506 114,603

Civilian labor force

81,000 81,319 81,681 81,800 81,743 81,420 81,782 81,818 81,835 81,988 81,967 81,817 81,983

Participation rate

71.5 71.7 71.9 72.0 71.9 71.5 71.8 71.7 71.7 71.7 71.6 71.5 71.5

Employed

77,213 77,670 77,974 78,066 77,993 77,926 78,098 78,042 78,142 78,191 78,232 78,330 78,379

Employment-population ratio

68.2 68.4 68.7 68.7 68.6 68.4 68.5 68.4 68.4 68.4 68.4 68.4 68.4

Unemployed

3,787 3,648 3,707 3,734 3,750 3,493 3,684 3,775 3,693 3,798 3,735 3,486 3,605

Unemployment rate

4.7 4.5 4.5 4.6 4.6 4.3 4.5 4.6 4.5 4.6 4.6 4.3 4.4

Not in labor force

32,241 32,164 31,885 31,854 32,003 32,425 32,169 32,240 32,338 32,301 32,434 32,690 32,620


Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

130,265 130,471 130,561 130,656 130,756 130,858 130,969 131,081 131,198 131,317 131,432 131,542 131,643

Civilian labor force

73,998 74,126 74,194 74,527 74,286 74,142 74,116 74,477 74,605 74,788 74,648 74,597 74,661

Participation rate

56.8 56.8 56.8 57.0 56.8 56.7 56.6 56.8 56.9 57.0 56.8 56.7 56.7

Employed

70,381 70,449 70,556 70,784 70,605 70,670 70,515 71,002 70,986 71,191 71,185 71,222 71,250

Employment-population ratio

54.0 54.0 54.0 54.2 54.0 54.0 53.8 54.2 54.1 54.2 54.2 54.1 54.1

Unemployed

3,618 3,676 3,637 3,743 3,681 3,473 3,601 3,475 3,619 3,597 3,463 3,375 3,411

Unemployment rate

4.9 5.0 4.9 5.0 5.0 4.7 4.9 4.7 4.9 4.8 4.6 4.5 4.6

Not in labor force

56,266 56,345 56,367 56,128 56,469 56,716 56,853 56,604 56,593 56,529 56,783 56,945 56,982


Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

122,071 122,263 122,345 122,433 122,524 122,622 122,728 122,835 122,949 123,066 123,179 123,285 123,383

Civilian labor force

71,109 71,205 71,289 71,617 71,316 71,226 71,310 71,588 71,674 71,856 71,784 71,737 71,831

Participation rate

58.3 58.2 58.3 58.5 58.2 58.1 58.1 58.3 58.3 58.4 58.3 58.2 58.2

Employed

67,920 67,959 68,071 68,303 68,099 68,218 68,116 68,534 68,452 68,702 68,698 68,712 68,760

Employment-population ratio

55.6 55.6 55.6 55.8 55.6 55.6 55.5 55.8 55.7 55.8 55.8 55.7 55.7

Unemployed

3,189 3,246 3,218 3,314 3,218 3,008 3,194 3,054 3,223 3,154 3,085 3,025 3,071

Unemployment rate

4.5 4.6 4.5 4.6 4.5 4.2 4.5 4.3 4.5 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.3

Not in labor force

50,962 51,059 51,056 50,815 51,208 51,396 51,418 51,246 51,275 51,210 51,395 51,548 51,552


Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

16,624 16,651 16,666 16,682 16,699 16,708 16,718 16,728 16,732 16,737 16,741 16,749 16,756

Civilian labor force

5,848 5,838 5,918 5,861 5,879 5,864 5,798 5,889 5,999 5,987 5,892 5,903 5,826

Participation rate

35.2 35.1 35.5 35.1 35.2 35.1 34.7 35.2 35.9 35.8 35.2 35.2 34.8

Employed

4,898 4,904 4,997 4,931 4,936 4,914 4,877 4,969 5,062 5,034 4,972 5,006 4,972

Employment-population ratio

29.5 29.5 30.0 29.6 29.6 29.4 29.2 29.7 30.3 30.1 29.7 29.9 29.7

Unemployed

951 934 921 929 943 950 921 920 937 953 920 897 854

Unemployment rate

16.3 16.0 15.6 15.9 16.0 16.2 15.9 15.6 15.6 15.9 15.6 15.2 14.7

Not in labor force

10,775 10,812 10,748 10,821 10,820 10,844 10,920 10,838 10,733 10,750 10,849 10,846 10,930

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, 2017