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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
May
2021
Apr.
2022
May
2022
May
2021
Jan.
2022
Feb.
2022
Mar.
2022
Apr.
2022
May
2022

Total, 16 years and over

151,550 158,105 158,426 58.0 59.7 59.9 60.1 60.0 60.1

16 to 19 years

5,428 5,601 5,571 33.0 32.6 32.2 33.2 32.9 32.7

16 to 17 years

2,083 2,316 2,194 24.0 24.1 25.1 25.5 25.8 24.5

18 to 19 years

3,357 3,307 3,396 43.2 42.6 40.8 42.6 41.1 41.9

20 years and over

146,122 152,504 152,855 59.7 61.6 61.8 62.0 61.9 62.0

20 to 24 years

13,178 13,673 13,768 63.3 66.0 66.3 66.0 65.5 66.0

25 years and over

133,035 138,737 139,047 59.4 61.2 61.4 61.7 61.5 61.6

25 to 54 years

97,287 101,605 101,734 77.2 79.1 79.5 80.0 79.9 80.0

25 to 34 years

34,436 35,472 35,569 76.9 79.1 79.4 80.0 80.2 80.5

35 to 44 years

32,517 34,612 34,675 77.8 79.7 80.6 80.9 80.6 80.7

45 to 54 years

30,334 31,522 31,490 76.7 78.7 78.5 79.2 78.8 78.8

55 years and over

35,748 37,132 37,313 36.5 37.9 38.0 37.9 37.7 37.8

Men, 16 years and over

80,197 84,089 84,218 63.5 65.1 65.7 65.8 65.5 65.6

16 to 19 years

2,708 2,754 2,795 32.6 31.9 32.2 33.7 31.9 32.4

16 to 17 years

1,016 1,097 1,054 22.9 22.0 24.1 24.9 24.4 24.2

18 to 19 years

1,695 1,662 1,748 43.7 43.8 42.3 44.4 40.1 40.8

20 years and over

77,489 81,334 81,422 65.6 67.5 68.1 68.1 67.9 67.9

20 to 24 years

6,727 6,958 7,009 64.7 67.6 67.9 67.0 66.9 67.4

25 years and over

70,878 74,340 74,406 65.8 67.5 68.1 68.3 68.0 68.0

25 to 54 years

51,740 54,259 54,258 83.1 85.1 85.9 86.1 86.0 86.0

25 to 34 years

18,371 18,851 18,830 82.1 84.3 85.4 85.4 85.7 85.7

35 to 44 years

17,541 18,605 18,628 85.2 86.5 87.7 87.7 87.2 87.2

45 to 54 years

15,828 16,803 16,800 81.9 84.4 84.5 85.1 85.0 85.1

55 years and over

19,138 20,081 20,147 42.2 43.5 43.8 43.9 43.4 43.5

Women, 16 years and over

71,353 74,017 74,208 52.9 54.6 54.4 54.8 54.8 54.9

16 to 19 years

2,719 2,847 2,776 33.4 33.3 32.1 32.7 33.9 33.0

16 to 17 years

1,067 1,219 1,140 25.1 26.2 26.1 26.1 27.2 24.8

18 to 19 years

1,663 1,645 1,648 42.8 41.4 39.3 40.7 42.1 43.2

20 years and over

68,633 71,170 71,432 54.2 56.0 55.9 56.2 56.2 56.3

20 to 24 years

6,451 6,715 6,759 61.8 64.3 64.8 65.0 64.1 64.6

25 years and over

62,157 64,397 64,641 53.5 55.2 55.1 55.4 55.4 55.6

25 to 54 years

45,547 47,346 47,475 71.4 73.3 73.2 74.1 73.9 74.1

25 to 34 years

16,065 16,621 16,739 71.7 73.9 73.5 74.6 74.8 75.3

35 to 44 years

14,976 16,007 16,047 70.7 73.0 73.5 74.2 74.2 74.3

45 to 54 years

14,506 14,718 14,690 71.7 73.1 72.6 73.4 72.8 72.6

55 years and over

16,610 17,051 17,165 31.7 32.9 32.8 32.6 32.6 32.8

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: June 03, 2022