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
2017
Apr.
2018
May
2018
May
2017
Jan.
2018
Feb.
2018
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018
May
2018

Total, 16 years and over

152,892 155,181 155,474 60.0 60.1 60.4 60.4 60.3 60.4

16 to 19 years

5,010 5,078 5,068 29.9 30.6 30.8 30.7 30.3 30.2

16 to 17 years

1,885 1,838 1,771 21.3 20.8 21.2 21.0 20.6 20.0

18 to 19 years

3,145 3,257 3,285 39.7 42.6 42.5 41.9 41.6 41.5

20 years and over

147,882 150,102 150,406 62.1 62.2 62.5 62.4 62.4 62.5

20 to 24 years

14,183 14,172 14,069 66.2 66.5 66.8 67.4 66.6 66.2

25 years and over

133,714 135,906 136,373 61.7 61.8 62.1 62.0 62.0 62.1

25 to 54 years

98,523 99,965 100,105 78.4 79.0 79.3 79.2 79.2 79.2

25 to 34 years

34,180 35,083 35,221 77.8 78.4 78.8 79.0 78.9 79.1

35 to 44 years

31,821 32,614 32,492 79.8 80.3 80.5 80.4 80.6 80.2

45 to 54 years

32,522 32,268 32,392 77.8 78.3 78.7 78.4 78.0 78.4

55 years and over

35,191 35,941 36,268 38.7 38.3 38.6 38.5 38.7 39.0

Men, 16 years and over

81,272 82,611 82,784 66.0 66.3 66.5 66.5 66.4 66.5

16 to 19 years

2,477 2,500 2,455 29.2 30.2 29.1 29.6 29.4 28.9

16 to 17 years

881 858 849 20.0 19.5 19.1 19.7 19.2 18.9

18 to 19 years

1,613 1,651 1,610 39.5 43.2 40.9 41.1 41.1 40.3

20 years and over

78,794 80,111 80,329 68.7 68.9 69.3 69.2 69.1 69.2

20 to 24 years

7,338 7,291 7,205 68.3 68.8 69.3 69.8 68.4 67.6

25 years and over

71,444 72,840 73,131 68.8 68.9 69.3 69.1 69.2 69.4

25 to 54 years

52,685 53,686 53,728 85.3 85.9 86.4 86.2 86.3 86.3

25 to 34 years

18,372 18,946 18,992 84.3 85.0 85.6 85.6 85.6 85.7

35 to 44 years

17,176 17,644 17,634 87.8 88.1 88.8 88.6 88.8 88.7

45 to 54 years

17,136 17,096 17,101 83.8 84.8 85.1 84.6 84.6 84.7

55 years and over

18,760 19,154 19,403 44.6 44.2 44.4 44.4 44.5 45.0

Women, 16 years and over

71,620 72,569 72,690 54.4 54.4 54.7 54.6 54.6 54.7

16 to 19 years

2,533 2,578 2,613 30.7 31.1 32.6 31.8 31.2 31.6

16 to 17 years

1,004 980 922 22.7 22.1 23.3 22.3 21.9 21.2

18 to 19 years

1,531 1,606 1,675 39.9 42.0 44.0 42.8 42.2 42.7

20 years and over

69,087 69,992 70,077 56.0 56.0 56.1 56.2 56.2 56.2

20 to 24 years

6,845 6,882 6,864 64.1 64.2 64.3 64.9 64.9 64.7

25 years and over

62,270 63,067 63,243 55.3 55.2 55.4 55.4 55.3 55.4

25 to 54 years

45,838 46,280 46,377 71.8 72.2 72.4 72.4 72.2 72.4

25 to 34 years

15,807 16,137 16,229 71.5 71.8 72.0 72.4 72.3 72.6

35 to 44 years

14,645 14,970 14,858 72.1 72.8 72.6 72.4 72.8 72.1

45 to 54 years

15,386 15,172 15,291 72.0 72.0 72.6 72.4 71.7 72.4

55 years and over

16,432 16,787 16,865 33.6 33.2 33.5 33.5 33.6 33.7

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 01, 2018