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.
2016
Dec.
2016
Jan.
2017
Jan.
2016
Sept.
2016
Oct.
2016
Nov.
2016
Dec.
2016
Jan.
2017

Total, 16 years and over

150,533 152,111 152,081 59.6 59.8 59.7 59.7 59.7 59.9

16 to 19 years

4,904 4,972 5,028 29.5 30.1 29.7 29.9 29.7 30.0

16 to 17 years

1,682 1,723 1,813 19.0 20.3 18.4 18.5 18.9 20.0

18 to 19 years

3,217 3,253 3,219 41.2 41.3 42.7 43.4 42.5 42.1

20 years and over

145,629 147,139 147,054 61.8 61.9 61.8 61.8 61.8 62.0

20 to 24 years

14,053 14,071 14,070 64.3 64.7 64.2 64.8 65.2 65.4

25 years and over

131,587 133,065 132,956 61.5 61.6 61.6 61.6 61.5 61.6

25 to 54 years

97,547 98,495 98,190 77.7 78.0 78.2 78.2 78.2 78.2

25 to 34 years

33,287 34,185 34,136 77.0 77.8 77.6 77.5 78.0 78.1

35 to 44 years

31,503 31,611 31,553 79.2 79.2 79.2 79.5 79.2 79.3

45 to 54 years

32,758 32,698 32,502 77.0 77.1 77.8 77.5 77.5 77.3

55 years and over

34,040 34,570 34,765 38.5 38.6 38.5 38.5 38.2 38.5

Men, 16 years and over

80,084 80,861 81,013 65.7 65.8 65.7 65.7 65.7 66.0

16 to 19 years

2,413 2,482 2,509 28.6 30.0 29.3 29.4 29.2 29.6

16 to 17 years

816 786 871 18.2 18.6 16.7 16.9 17.3 19.0

18 to 19 years

1,593 1,699 1,641 40.2 43.1 43.3 43.9 43.0 42.0

20 years and over

77,670 78,379 78,503 68.4 68.4 68.4 68.4 68.4 68.7

20 to 24 years

7,200 7,246 7,302 65.7 66.1 65.6 66.5 66.9 67.6

25 years and over

70,487 71,114 71,202 68.8 68.6 68.7 68.7 68.5 68.8

25 to 54 years

52,391 52,737 52,705 85.0 84.8 85.0 85.1 85.1 85.3

25 to 34 years

18,034 18,374 18,472 84.3 84.2 84.1 84.0 84.6 85.2

35 to 44 years

17,012 17,054 17,048 87.3 86.9 87.1 87.6 87.2 87.4

45 to 54 years

17,345 17,309 17,185 83.5 83.4 83.9 83.8 83.8 83.6

55 years and over

18,096 18,377 18,497 44.3 44.5 44.5 44.3 43.9 44.3

Women, 16 years and over

70,449 71,250 71,069 54.0 54.2 54.2 54.1 54.1 54.1

16 to 19 years

2,491 2,490 2,518 30.3 30.2 30.1 30.4 30.1 30.5

16 to 17 years

866 938 942 19.9 21.9 20.0 20.1 20.5 20.9

18 to 19 years

1,623 1,554 1,578 42.2 39.5 42.1 42.8 42.1 42.3

20 years and over

67,959 68,760 68,550 55.6 55.8 55.8 55.7 55.7 55.7

20 to 24 years

6,853 6,825 6,767 63.0 63.2 62.8 63.1 63.4 63.1

25 years and over

61,100 61,951 61,754 54.9 55.1 55.1 55.1 55.0 55.0

25 to 54 years

45,156 45,758 45,485 70.7 71.4 71.6 71.5 71.5 71.3

25 to 34 years

15,252 15,812 15,664 69.9 71.4 71.2 71.2 71.5 71.1

35 to 44 years

14,491 14,557 14,505 71.5 71.8 71.6 71.8 71.5 71.6

45 to 54 years

15,413 15,389 15,317 70.8 71.1 72.0 71.5 71.4 71.3

55 years and over

15,944 16,193 16,269 33.6 33.5 33.4 33.5 33.3 33.5

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 03, 2017