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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
Table A-8b. Persons in the labor force and labor force participation rates by age and sex, seasonally adjusted
Age and sex Number of persons in
the labor force
(in thousands)
Labor force participation rates
Apr.
2021
Mar.
2022
Apr.
2022
Apr.
2021
Dec.
2021
Jan.
2022
Feb.
2022
Mar.
2022
Apr.
2022

Total, 16 years and over

160,978 164,409 164,046 61.7 61.9 62.2 62.3 62.4 62.2

16 to 19 years

6,107 6,288 6,237 37.1 36.1 36.6 35.8 36.9 36.6

16 to 17 years

2,318 2,528 2,539 26.6 25.5 27.1 27.9 27.9 28.3

18 to 19 years

3,821 3,809 3,749 49.3 49.6 47.7 45.4 47.8 46.6

20 years and over

154,870 158,121 157,809 63.3 63.6 64.0 64.1 64.2 64.0

20 to 24 years

14,666 14,887 14,689 70.4 72.0 71.1 71.7 71.3 70.4

25 years and over

140,141 143,194 142,971 62.6 62.8 63.3 63.5 63.5 63.4

25 to 54 years

102,629 104,918 104,796 81.4 81.9 82.0 82.2 82.5 82.4

25 to 34 years

36,690 36,817 36,933 81.9 82.6 82.6 82.8 83.2 83.5

35 to 44 years

34,111 35,679 35,645 81.8 82.2 82.6 83.3 83.2 83.1

45 to 54 years

31,828 32,422 32,218 80.4 80.6 80.8 80.5 81.0 80.6

55 years and over

37,488 38,264 38,177 38.4 38.5 39.1 39.1 38.9 38.7

Men, 16 years and over

85,416 87,660 87,377 67.6 67.7 67.9 68.3 68.3 68.0

16 to 19 years

3,032 3,234 3,082 36.5 35.5 36.0 36.2 37.5 35.7

16 to 17 years

1,108 1,246 1,216 25.0 23.7 25.5 26.5 27.3 27.1

18 to 19 years

1,947 2,019 1,890 50.1 50.7 48.7 48.2 49.7 45.7

20 years and over

82,384 84,426 84,295 69.8 69.9 70.2 70.6 70.5 70.4

20 to 24 years

7,652 7,627 7,569 73.6 74.0 74.0 73.6 73.3 72.7

25 years and over

74,739 76,793 76,642 69.5 69.5 69.9 70.4 70.2 70.1

25 to 54 years

54,708 55,964 55,974 87.9 88.0 88.2 88.8 88.7 88.7

25 to 34 years

19,666 19,562 19,686 87.9 88.1 88.2 88.9 88.9 89.5

35 to 44 years

18,353 19,231 19,143 89.2 89.2 89.7 90.7 90.2 89.7

45 to 54 years

16,690 17,172 17,145 86.3 86.7 86.5 86.5 86.7 86.7

55 years and over

20,031 20,829 20,668 44.2 44.2 45.0 45.3 45.1 44.7

Women, 16 years and over

75,562 76,749 76,670 56.1 56.5 56.8 56.6 56.8 56.7

16 to 19 years

3,075 3,054 3,155 37.8 36.6 37.1 35.5 36.4 37.6

16 to 17 years

1,210 1,283 1,323 28.3 27.3 28.9 29.4 28.5 29.5

18 to 19 years

1,875 1,790 1,859 48.6 48.3 46.6 42.5 45.8 47.5

20 years and over

72,486 73,695 73,514 57.2 57.8 58.1 58.0 58.2 58.0

20 to 24 years

7,015 7,260 7,120 67.2 70.0 68.3 69.8 69.4 68.0

25 years and over

65,402 66,401 66,329 56.3 56.6 57.1 56.9 57.1 57.0

25 to 54 years

47,921 48,954 48,821 75.1 75.9 76.0 75.8 76.5 76.2

25 to 34 years

17,024 17,255 17,247 76.0 77.2 77.1 76.8 77.6 77.6

35 to 44 years

15,758 16,449 16,501 74.5 75.4 75.6 76.0 76.3 76.5

45 to 54 years

15,138 15,250 15,073 74.8 74.8 75.2 74.6 75.4 74.5

55 years and over

17,482 17,462 17,533 33.4 33.5 34.0 33.7 33.5 33.6

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 06, 2022