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
Mar.
2016
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017
Mar.
2016
Nov.
2016
Dec.
2016
Jan.
2017
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017

Total, 16 years and over

151,301 152,528 153,000 59.9 59.7 59.7 59.9 60.0 60.1

16 to 19 years

4,931 5,023 5,173 29.6 29.9 29.7 30.0 30.0 30.9

16 to 17 years

1,692 1,779 1,904 19.0 18.5 18.9 20.0 19.7 21.3

18 to 19 years

3,238 3,252 3,269 41.8 43.4 42.5 42.1 42.1 41.8

20 years and over

146,369 147,505 147,826 62.0 61.8 61.8 62.0 62.1 62.2

20 to 24 years

14,140 14,181 14,198 64.9 64.8 65.2 65.4 66.0 66.1

25 years and over

132,153 133,252 133,639 61.7 61.6 61.5 61.6 61.7 61.8

25 to 54 years

97,953 98,371 98,557 78.0 78.2 78.2 78.2 78.3 78.5

25 to 34 years

33,537 34,247 34,460 77.4 77.5 78.0 78.1 78.2 78.6

35 to 44 years

31,557 31,614 31,592 79.4 79.5 79.2 79.3 79.4 79.3

45 to 54 years

32,860 32,511 32,506 77.3 77.5 77.5 77.3 77.4 77.5

55 years and over

34,200 34,880 35,081 38.6 38.5 38.2 38.5 38.6 38.7

Men, 16 years and over

80,517 81,141 81,136 65.9 65.7 65.7 66.0 66.0 66.0

16 to 19 years

2,451 2,567 2,581 29.0 29.4 29.2 29.6 30.3 30.4

16 to 17 years

777 895 947 17.4 16.9 17.3 19.0 20.0 21.0

18 to 19 years

1,666 1,677 1,636 41.6 43.9 43.0 42.0 41.8 41.1

20 years and over

78,066 78,573 78,556 68.7 68.4 68.4 68.7 68.7 68.6

20 to 24 years

7,267 7,223 7,241 66.4 66.5 66.9 67.6 67.0 67.2

25 years and over

70,781 71,299 71,315 68.9 68.7 68.5 68.8 68.8 68.8

25 to 54 years

52,584 52,687 52,640 85.2 85.1 85.1 85.3 85.3 85.2

25 to 34 years

18,219 18,408 18,445 84.9 84.0 84.6 85.2 84.8 84.9

35 to 44 years

17,020 17,072 17,086 87.4 87.6 87.2 87.4 87.5 87.5

45 to 54 years

17,345 17,206 17,108 83.6 83.8 83.8 83.6 83.8 83.5

55 years and over

18,197 18,612 18,675 44.4 44.3 43.9 44.3 44.5 44.5

Women, 16 years and over

70,784 71,388 71,863 54.2 54.1 54.1 54.1 54.3 54.7

16 to 19 years

2,481 2,456 2,593 30.2 30.4 30.1 30.5 29.8 31.4

16 to 17 years

915 884 956 20.5 20.1 20.5 20.9 19.5 21.6

18 to 19 years

1,572 1,574 1,633 41.9 42.8 42.1 42.3 42.3 42.6

20 years and over

68,303 68,932 69,271 55.8 55.7 55.7 55.7 56.0 56.2

20 to 24 years

6,872 6,957 6,958 63.3 63.1 63.4 63.1 65.0 65.0

25 years and over

61,372 61,953 62,324 55.0 55.1 55.0 55.0 55.1 55.4

25 to 54 years

45,369 45,685 45,918 71.0 71.5 71.5 71.3 71.6 72.0

25 to 34 years

15,318 15,838 16,014 70.0 71.2 71.5 71.1 71.8 72.5

35 to 44 years

14,537 14,541 14,505 71.7 71.8 71.5 71.6 71.7 71.5

45 to 54 years

15,514 15,305 15,398 71.3 71.5 71.4 71.3 71.3 71.8

55 years and over

16,003 16,268 16,406 33.6 33.5 33.3 33.5 33.5 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: April 07, 2017