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
Apr.
2016
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017
Apr.
2016
Dec.
2016
Jan.
2017
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017

Total, 16 years and over

151,028 153,000 153,156 59.7 59.7 59.9 60.0 60.1 60.2

16 to 19 years

4,936 5,173 5,105 29.6 29.7 30.0 30.0 30.9 30.5

16 to 17 years

1,713 1,904 1,884 19.0 18.9 20.0 19.7 21.3 21.1

18 to 19 years

3,240 3,269 3,244 42.2 42.5 42.1 42.1 41.8 41.5

20 years and over

146,092 147,826 148,051 61.8 61.8 62.0 62.1 62.2 62.2

20 to 24 years

13,989 14,198 14,247 64.2 65.2 65.4 66.0 66.1 66.4

25 years and over

132,010 133,639 133,741 61.5 61.5 61.6 61.7 61.8 61.8

25 to 54 years

97,668 98,557 98,649 77.7 78.2 78.2 78.3 78.5 78.6

25 to 34 years

33,429 34,460 34,413 77.0 78.0 78.1 78.2 78.6 78.5

35 to 44 years

31,454 31,592 31,745 79.1 79.2 79.3 79.4 79.3 79.7

45 to 54 years

32,786 32,506 32,491 77.2 77.5 77.3 77.4 77.5 77.6

55 years and over

34,341 35,081 35,092 38.6 38.2 38.5 38.6 38.7 38.6

Men, 16 years and over

80,423 81,136 81,419 65.8 65.7 66.0 66.0 66.0 66.2

16 to 19 years

2,430 2,581 2,581 28.7 29.2 29.6 30.3 30.4 30.4

16 to 17 years

806 947 957 17.8 17.3 19.0 20.0 21.0 21.4

18 to 19 years

1,623 1,636 1,631 41.3 43.0 42.0 41.8 41.1 40.5

20 years and over

77,993 78,556 78,838 68.6 68.4 68.7 68.7 68.6 68.8

20 to 24 years

7,263 7,241 7,293 66.5 66.9 67.6 67.0 67.2 67.8

25 years and over

70,726 71,315 71,532 68.8 68.5 68.8 68.8 68.8 68.9

25 to 54 years

52,398 52,640 52,770 84.9 85.1 85.3 85.3 85.2 85.4

25 to 34 years

18,073 18,445 18,426 84.1 84.6 85.2 84.8 84.9 84.7

35 to 44 years

17,023 17,086 17,217 87.4 87.2 87.4 87.5 87.5 88.1

45 to 54 years

17,303 17,108 17,127 83.4 83.8 83.6 83.8 83.5 83.7

55 years and over

18,328 18,675 18,762 44.6 43.9 44.3 44.5 44.5 44.7

Women, 16 years and over

70,605 71,863 71,737 54.0 54.1 54.1 54.3 54.7 54.5

16 to 19 years

2,506 2,593 2,524 30.4 30.1 30.5 29.8 31.4 30.6

16 to 17 years

907 956 927 20.2 20.5 20.9 19.5 21.6 20.8

18 to 19 years

1,617 1,633 1,614 43.2 42.1 42.3 42.3 42.6 42.5

20 years and over

68,099 69,271 69,213 55.6 55.7 55.7 56.0 56.2 56.1

20 to 24 years

6,726 6,958 6,954 62.0 63.4 63.1 65.0 65.0 65.1

25 years and over

61,284 62,324 62,209 54.9 55.0 55.0 55.1 55.4 55.2

25 to 54 years

45,270 45,918 45,879 70.8 71.5 71.3 71.6 72.0 71.9

25 to 34 years

15,356 16,014 15,987 70.1 71.5 71.1 71.8 72.5 72.3

35 to 44 years

14,432 14,505 14,528 71.2 71.5 71.6 71.7 71.5 71.6

45 to 54 years

15,483 15,398 15,364 71.3 71.4 71.3 71.3 71.8 71.8

55 years and over

16,013 16,406 16,330 33.5 33.3 33.5 33.5 33.7 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: May 05, 2017