HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
Table A-8a. Employed persons and employment-population ratios by age and sex, seasonally adjusted
Age and sex Number of employed persons
(in thousands)
Employment-population ratios
Dec.
2015
Nov.
2016
Dec.
2016
Dec.
2015
Aug.
2016
Sept.
2016
Oct.
2016
Nov.
2016
Dec.
2016

Total, 16 years and over

150,030 152,048 152,111 59.6 59.7 59.8 59.7 59.7 59.7

16 to 19 years

4,898 5,006 4,972 29.5 30.3 30.1 29.7 29.9 29.7

16 to 17 years

1,656 1,682 1,723 18.6 20.3 20.3 18.4 18.5 18.9

18 to 19 years

3,245 3,318 3,253 42.0 41.7 41.3 42.7 43.4 42.5

20 years and over

145,132 147,042 147,139 61.7 61.8 61.9 61.8 61.8 61.8

20 to 24 years

14,044 14,000 14,071 64.4 65.2 64.7 64.2 64.8 65.2

25 years and over

131,093 133,166 133,065 61.4 61.5 61.6 61.6 61.6 61.5

25 to 54 years

97,054 98,453 98,495 77.5 77.8 78.0 78.2 78.2 78.2

25 to 34 years

32,951 33,952 34,185 76.5 77.8 77.8 77.6 77.5 78.0

35 to 44 years

31,479 31,741 31,611 79.3 78.9 79.2 79.2 79.5 79.2

45 to 54 years

32,625 32,760 32,698 76.8 76.8 77.1 77.8 77.5 77.5

55 years and over

34,039 34,713 34,570 38.6 38.6 38.6 38.5 38.5 38.2

Men, 16 years and over

79,650 80,826 80,861 65.5 65.8 65.8 65.7 65.7 65.7

16 to 19 years

2,437 2,495 2,482 28.9 29.8 30.0 29.3 29.4 29.2

16 to 17 years

790 769 786 17.7 19.6 18.6 16.7 16.9 17.3

18 to 19 years

1,647 1,728 1,699 41.5 41.3 43.1 43.3 43.9 43.0

20 years and over

77,213 78,330 78,379 68.2 68.4 68.4 68.4 68.4 68.4

20 to 24 years

7,181 7,206 7,246 65.7 66.4 66.1 65.6 66.5 66.9

25 years and over

70,011 71,186 71,114 68.4 68.6 68.6 68.7 68.7 68.5

25 to 54 years

51,977 52,700 52,737 84.5 84.7 84.8 85.0 85.1 85.1

25 to 34 years

17,819 18,228 18,374 83.7 84.4 84.2 84.1 84.0 84.6

35 to 44 years

16,950 17,137 17,054 87.2 87.1 86.9 87.1 87.6 87.2

45 to 54 years

17,208 17,334 17,309 82.9 82.9 83.4 83.9 83.8 83.8

55 years and over

18,033 18,486 18,377 44.2 44.6 44.5 44.5 44.3 43.9

Women, 16 years and over

70,381 71,222 71,250 54.0 54.1 54.2 54.2 54.1 54.1

16 to 19 years

2,461 2,510 2,490 30.0 30.7 30.2 30.1 30.4 30.1

16 to 17 years

866 914 938 19.5 21.0 21.9 20.0 20.1 20.5

18 to 19 years

1,597 1,590 1,554 42.5 42.1 39.5 42.1 42.8 42.1

20 years and over

67,920 68,712 68,760 55.6 55.7 55.8 55.8 55.7 55.7

20 to 24 years

6,862 6,794 6,825 63.1 64.0 63.2 62.8 63.1 63.4

25 years and over

61,082 61,981 61,951 54.9 54.9 55.1 55.1 55.1 55.0

25 to 54 years

45,077 45,753 45,758 70.7 71.1 71.4 71.6 71.5 71.5

25 to 34 years

15,131 15,724 15,812 69.5 71.3 71.4 71.2 71.2 71.5

35 to 44 years

14,529 14,603 14,557 71.7 70.9 71.8 71.6 71.8 71.5

45 to 54 years

15,417 15,426 15,389 70.9 71.0 71.1 72.0 71.5 71.4

55 years and over

16,005 16,227 16,193 33.7 33.4 33.5 33.4 33.5 33.3

NOTE: 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: January 06, 2017