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
2018
Apr.
2019
May
2019
May
2018
Jan.
2019
Feb.
2019
Mar.
2019
Apr.
2019
May
2019

Total, 16 years and over

155,539 156,645 156,758 60.4 60.7 60.7 60.6 60.6 60.6

16 to 19 years

5,079 4,938 5,011 30.3 31.0 30.0 30.6 29.6 30.0

16 to 17 years

1,771 1,723 1,704 20.0 19.0 19.6 19.8 19.6 19.6

18 to 19 years

3,301 3,198 3,294 41.7 43.8 42.0 42.9 40.5 41.1

20 years and over

150,460 151,707 151,747 62.5 62.7 62.9 62.7 62.7 62.7

20 to 24 years

14,060 14,192 14,303 66.1 65.9 66.5 66.7 67.4 67.9

25 years and over

136,379 137,481 137,369 62.2 62.4 62.5 62.4 62.2 62.1

25 to 54 years

100,096 100,687 100,636 79.2 79.9 79.9 79.8 79.7 79.7

25 to 34 years

35,231 35,582 35,616 79.1 79.8 79.5 79.7 79.4 79.4

35 to 44 years

32,488 32,918 32,961 80.2 80.8 81.2 80.5 80.6 80.6

45 to 54 years

32,377 32,187 32,059 78.4 79.1 79.0 79.3 79.3 79.1

55 years and over

36,283 36,794 36,733 39.0 39.1 39.3 39.0 38.9 38.7

Men, 16 years and over

82,754 82,959 83,192 66.5 66.5 66.5 66.4 66.3 66.4

16 to 19 years

2,455 2,383 2,426 28.9 30.3 28.2 29.2 28.2 28.7

16 to 17 years

846 893 841 18.8 18.0 18.8 19.5 19.9 18.8

18 to 19 years

1,614 1,486 1,590 40.4 43.6 39.6 40.6 37.4 40.0

20 years and over

80,299 80,576 80,766 69.2 69.1 69.3 69.1 69.1 69.2

20 to 24 years

7,199 7,203 7,285 67.6 67.3 67.8 67.5 68.4 69.2

25 years and over

73,112 73,379 73,477 69.4 69.3 69.4 69.3 69.1 69.2

25 to 54 years

53,699 53,813 53,727 86.3 86.5 86.5 86.7 86.4 86.3

25 to 34 years

18,992 19,186 19,181 85.7 85.8 85.7 86.5 85.8 85.7

35 to 44 years

17,630 17,768 17,753 88.6 88.8 89.3 88.3 88.5 88.3

45 to 54 years

17,077 16,859 16,793 84.6 84.9 84.7 85.3 85.0 84.7

55 years and over

19,414 19,566 19,750 45.0 44.9 45.1 44.7 44.6 45.0

Women, 16 years and over

72,785 73,687 73,566 54.7 55.2 55.4 55.2 55.2 55.0

16 to 19 years

2,624 2,555 2,585 31.7 31.7 31.9 32.0 31.0 31.4

16 to 17 years

925 830 863 21.3 20.0 20.4 20.2 19.2 20.5

18 to 19 years

1,687 1,712 1,704 43.0 44.1 44.4 45.2 43.5 42.2

20 years and over

70,161 71,131 70,981 56.3 56.8 56.9 56.7 56.8 56.6

20 to 24 years

6,861 6,989 7,018 64.7 64.6 65.2 65.9 66.4 66.7

25 years and over

63,266 64,102 63,891 55.5 56.0 56.2 55.9 55.8 55.6

25 to 54 years

46,397 46,874 46,908 72.4 73.5 73.4 73.2 73.2 73.3

25 to 34 years

16,238 16,396 16,434 72.7 73.7 73.4 73.0 73.0 73.1

35 to 44 years

14,859 15,150 15,208 72.1 73.1 73.3 73.0 73.0 73.2

45 to 54 years

15,300 15,327 15,266 72.4 73.6 73.6 73.6 73.8 73.6

55 years and over

16,869 17,228 16,983 33.7 34.0 34.3 34.2 33.9 33.4

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 07, 2019