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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-6. Employed and unemployed full- and part-time workers by sex and age, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Full- and part-time status,
sex, and age
2018 2019
Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sept.

EMPLOYED

Full-time workers

128,958 129,255 129,774 129,913 129,837 130,159 129,969 129,778 129,695 130,148 130,429 130,789 131,094

Men, 16 years and over

73,117 73,001 73,445 73,367 73,538 73,814 73,613 73,341 73,530 73,704 74,013 73,879 73,967

Men, 20 years and over

72,251 72,184 72,544 72,452 72,587 72,948 72,787 72,567 72,776 72,804 73,072 73,021 73,059

Women, 16 years and over

55,872 56,259 56,378 56,641 56,426 56,375 56,377 56,429 56,145 56,432 56,377 56,778 57,124

Women, 20 years and over

55,256 55,602 55,738 55,923 55,701 55,744 55,718 55,797 55,535 55,777 55,734 56,173 56,537

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

1,450 1,469 1,492 1,539 1,549 1,467 1,464 1,414 1,384 1,567 1,623 1,595 1,497

Part-time workers

27,120 27,311 27,017 26,994 26,752 26,878 26,938 26,915 26,981 26,807 26,861 26,974 27,095

Men, 16 years and over

9,544 9,945 9,745 9,713 9,503 9,309 9,471 9,614 9,631 9,603 9,597 9,702 9,706

Men, 20 years and over

7,959 8,242 8,101 8,048 7,893 7,789 7,795 8,009 7,976 7,928 7,910 7,989 8,027

Women, 16 years and over

17,583 17,354 17,250 17,267 17,235 17,508 17,496 17,296 17,343 17,253 17,304 17,306 17,361

Women, 20 years and over

15,537 15,285 15,224 15,263 15,283 15,508 15,492 15,368 15,370 15,310 15,305 15,329 15,417

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

3,624 3,785 3,692 3,683 3,576 3,581 3,650 3,538 3,635 3,569 3,646 3,656 3,652


UNEMPLOYED

Looking for full-time work

4,684 4,853 4,739 4,951 5,415 5,087 5,026 4,680 4,735 4,733 4,872 4,742 4,640

Men, 16 years and over

2,732 2,767 2,685 2,871 3,035 2,856 2,862 2,712 2,708 2,672 2,706 2,674 2,602

Men, 20 years and over

2,528 2,553 2,495 2,678 2,818 2,631 2,625 2,497 2,497 2,463 2,514 2,480 2,404

Women, 16 years and over

1,947 2,069 2,045 2,068 2,366 2,207 2,151 1,968 2,030 2,073 2,167 2,084 2,029

Women, 20 years and over

1,834 1,910 1,912 1,952 2,206 2,056 2,002 1,838 1,872 1,918 2,005 1,964 1,901

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

322 389 331 320 391 399 399 345 366 353 353 298 336

Looking for part-time work

1,276 1,245 1,280 1,353 1,176 1,135 1,224 1,163 1,170 1,224 1,210 1,251 1,098

Men, 16 years and over

491 481 454 545 506 485 553 525 493 512 518 540 500

Men, 20 years and over

318 326 287 325 319 291 395 323 312 321 298 316 285

Women, 16 years and over

795 782 846 814 652 658 660 658 677 703 688 703 618

Women, 20 years and over

553 592 600 601 475 466 477 457 496 498 489 487 410

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

405 327 392 427 381 377 352 383 362 404 423 448 403


UNEMPLOYMENT RATES

Full-time workers

3.5 3.6 3.5 3.7 4.0 3.8 3.7 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.6 3.5 3.4

Men, 16 years and over

3.6 3.7 3.5 3.8 4.0 3.7 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.4

Men, 20 years and over

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

Women, 16 years and over

3.4 3.5 3.5 3.5 4.0 3.8 3.7 3.4 3.5 3.5 3.7 3.5 3.4

Women, 20 years and over

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

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

18.2 21.0 18.2 17.2 20.2 21.4 21.4 19.6 20.9 18.4 17.9 15.7 18.3

Part-time workers

4.5 4.4 4.5 4.8 4.2 4.1 4.3 4.1 4.2 4.4 4.3 4.4 3.9

Men, 16 years and over

4.9 4.6 4.5 5.3 5.1 5.0 5.5 5.2 4.9 5.1 5.1 5.3 4.9

Men, 20 years and over

3.8 3.8 3.4 3.9 3.9 3.6 4.8 3.9 3.8 3.9 3.6 3.8 3.4

Women, 16 years and over

4.3 4.3 4.7 4.5 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.9 3.8 3.9 3.4

Women, 20 years and over

3.4 3.7 3.8 3.8 3.0 2.9 3.0 2.9 3.1 3.2 3.1 3.1 2.6

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

10.1 7.9 9.6 10.4 9.6 9.5 8.8 9.8 9.1 10.2 10.4 10.9 9.9

NOTE: Full-time workers are persons who usually work 35 hours or more per week; part-time workers are persons who usually work less than 35 hours per week. Detail for the data shown in this table will not necessarily add to totals because of the independent seasonal adjustment of the various series. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: October 04, 2019