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
Aug.
2017
July
2018
Aug.
2018
Aug.
2017
Apr.
2018
May
2018
June
2018
July
2018
Aug.
2018

Total, 16 years and over

153,471 155,965 155,542 60.1 60.3 60.4 60.4 60.5 60.3

16 to 19 years

5,082 5,127 4,879 30.3 30.3 30.2 30.7 30.6 29.1

16 to 17 years

1,923 1,815 1,770 21.3 20.6 20.0 20.5 21.0 19.9

18 to 19 years

3,150 3,315 3,110 40.7 41.6 41.5 41.9 40.9 39.6

20 years and over

148,389 150,838 150,663 62.2 62.4 62.5 62.4 62.6 62.4

20 to 24 years

14,227 14,128 13,841 66.6 66.6 66.2 66.1 66.5 65.2

25 years and over

134,086 136,762 136,749 61.7 62.0 62.1 62.1 62.2 62.1

25 to 54 years

98,584 100,417 100,276 78.4 79.2 79.2 79.3 79.5 79.3

25 to 34 years

34,317 35,444 35,316 78.0 78.9 79.1 79.2 79.5 79.1

35 to 44 years

31,830 32,690 32,636 79.6 80.6 80.2 80.3 80.5 80.3

45 to 54 years

32,437 32,283 32,324 77.7 78.0 78.4 78.4 78.4 78.6

55 years and over

35,502 36,346 36,473 38.8 38.7 39.0 38.8 38.9 38.9

Men, 16 years and over

81,342 82,684 82,545 65.9 66.4 66.5 66.2 66.3 66.1

16 to 19 years

2,455 2,444 2,410 28.9 29.4 28.9 29.6 28.8 28.4

16 to 17 years

884 814 812 19.2 19.2 18.9 19.1 18.6 17.9

18 to 19 years

1,564 1,629 1,598 40.2 41.1 40.3 41.1 39.7 40.4

20 years and over

78,887 80,240 80,134 68.6 69.1 69.2 68.9 69.0 68.9

20 to 24 years

7,357 7,149 6,990 68.7 68.4 67.6 67.5 67.2 65.7

25 years and over

71,506 73,126 73,106 68.6 69.2 69.4 69.1 69.3 69.2

25 to 54 years

52,574 53,673 53,599 84.9 86.3 86.3 86.1 86.2 86.0

25 to 34 years

18,438 19,054 19,007 84.4 85.6 85.7 85.6 85.8 85.5

35 to 44 years

17,085 17,691 17,642 87.1 88.8 88.7 88.4 88.7 88.3

45 to 54 years

17,051 16,928 16,950 83.5 84.6 84.7 84.3 84.1 84.3

55 years and over

18,933 19,453 19,507 44.7 44.5 45.0 44.6 44.9 45.0

Women, 16 years and over

72,129 73,281 72,997 54.7 54.6 54.7 54.9 55.0 54.8

16 to 19 years

2,627 2,683 2,468 31.8 31.2 31.6 31.9 32.5 29.9

16 to 17 years

1,039 1,001 958 23.6 21.9 21.2 22.0 23.5 21.9

18 to 19 years

1,586 1,687 1,512 41.1 42.2 42.7 42.7 42.2 38.8

20 years and over

69,502 70,598 70,529 56.2 56.2 56.2 56.4 56.5 56.4

20 to 24 years

6,870 6,979 6,851 64.5 64.9 64.7 64.6 65.8 64.6

25 years and over

62,580 63,636 63,643 55.4 55.3 55.4 55.7 55.7 55.6

25 to 54 years

46,011 46,744 46,677 72.0 72.2 72.4 72.8 72.9 72.8

25 to 34 years

15,880 16,390 16,309 71.6 72.3 72.6 72.8 73.2 72.8

35 to 44 years

14,745 14,998 14,994 72.4 72.8 72.1 72.6 72.6 72.5

45 to 54 years

15,386 15,355 15,374 72.1 71.7 72.4 72.9 72.9 73.1

55 years and over

16,569 16,892 16,966 33.7 33.6 33.7 33.8 33.7 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: September 07, 2018