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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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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
Jan.
2019
Dec.
2019
Jan.
2020
Jan.
2019
Sept.
2019
Oct.
2019
Nov.
2019
Dec.
2019
Jan.
2020

Total, 16 years and over

156,627 158,803 158,714 60.7 61.0 61.0 61.0 61.0 61.2

16 to 19 years

5,149 5,213 5,273 30.8 30.9 31.3 31.6 31.2 31.7

16 to 17 years

1,653 1,874 1,949 18.8 20.3 20.3 22.0 21.2 22.3

18 to 19 years

3,472 3,339 3,311 44.0 42.7 45.0 42.9 42.5 42.1

20 years and over

151,478 153,590 153,441 62.7 63.0 63.1 63.0 63.1 63.2

20 to 24 years

13,951 14,142 14,214 66.1 67.9 68.3 67.1 67.2 68.0

25 years and over

137,485 139,426 139,215 62.4 62.5 62.6 62.6 62.7 62.7

25 to 54 years

100,703 101,653 101,487 79.8 80.1 80.3 80.3 80.4 80.6

25 to 34 years

35,615 36,230 36,129 79.6 79.9 80.2 80.5 80.5 80.7

35 to 44 years

32,887 33,406 33,412 80.7 81.3 81.2 80.9 81.1 81.3

45 to 54 years

32,201 32,017 31,945 79.1 79.2 79.5 79.6 79.6 79.7

55 years and over

36,782 37,773 37,728 39.0 39.3 39.2 39.3 39.3 39.3

Men, 16 years and over

83,012 84,034 83,940 66.5 66.7 66.7 66.8 66.8 66.9

16 to 19 years

2,538 2,644 2,596 30.0 30.8 30.5 31.3 31.3 30.9

16 to 17 years

797 876 860 17.8 19.9 19.6 20.6 20.0 19.7

18 to 19 years

1,738 1,766 1,733 43.6 42.9 43.9 43.6 43.6 43.0

20 years and over

80,474 81,390 81,345 69.1 69.3 69.3 69.4 69.3 69.5

20 to 24 years

7,119 7,152 7,307 67.5 68.5 68.5 68.1 68.0 70.0

25 years and over

73,366 74,217 74,057 69.3 69.3 69.3 69.5 69.4 69.4

25 to 54 years

53,783 54,005 53,840 86.4 86.4 86.5 86.7 86.6 86.6

25 to 34 years

19,118 19,364 19,145 85.8 85.6 86.1 86.5 86.2 85.6

35 to 44 years

17,769 17,881 17,884 88.7 88.7 88.4 88.4 88.2 88.5

45 to 54 years

16,897 16,761 16,810 84.9 85.0 85.1 85.3 85.2 85.8

55 years and over

19,583 20,212 20,217 44.9 45.2 45.2 45.3 45.4 45.4

Women, 16 years and over

73,614 74,769 74,774 55.2 55.6 55.7 55.5 55.7 55.8

16 to 19 years

2,610 2,568 2,677 31.6 31.0 32.0 32.0 31.1 32.6

16 to 17 years

856 999 1,089 19.7 20.7 21.0 23.5 22.4 24.8

18 to 19 years

1,735 1,573 1,578 44.3 42.5 46.2 42.3 41.4 41.2

20 years and over

71,004 72,200 72,097 56.8 57.2 57.3 57.0 57.3 57.3

20 to 24 years

6,833 6,990 6,907 64.8 67.2 68.0 66.1 66.5 66.1

25 years and over

64,119 65,208 65,158 56.0 56.3 56.4 56.2 56.4 56.5

25 to 54 years

46,920 47,648 47,647 73.4 74.0 74.2 74.1 74.4 74.7

25 to 34 years

16,497 16,866 16,984 73.6 74.3 74.4 74.5 74.8 75.7

35 to 44 years

15,119 15,525 15,528 73.0 74.1 74.3 73.7 74.2 74.4

45 to 54 years

15,304 15,256 15,135 73.5 73.6 74.1 74.1 74.3 73.9

55 years and over

17,199 17,561 17,510 34.0 34.2 34.1 34.1 34.1 34.0

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: February 07, 2020