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
June
2016
May
2017
June
2017
June
2016
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017
May
2017
June
2017

Total, 16 years and over

158,889 159,784 160,145 62.7 63.0 63.0 62.9 62.7 62.8

16 to 19 years

5,798 5,854 6,021 34.7 35.3 35.8 35.7 34.9 35.9

16 to 17 years

2,200 2,173 2,244 24.4 24.1 25.8 25.3 24.6 25.4

18 to 19 years

3,605 3,681 3,783 46.9 48.7 47.1 47.4 46.5 47.7

20 years and over

153,092 153,930 154,124 64.7 64.9 64.9 64.8 64.7 64.7

20 to 24 years

15,336 15,191 15,122 70.5 71.7 71.4 71.7 70.9 70.6

25 years and over

137,806 138,669 139,088 64.1 64.2 64.2 64.1 64.0 64.2

25 to 54 years

102,048 102,409 102,569 81.2 81.7 81.7 81.7 81.5 81.6

25 to 34 years

35,512 35,907 35,979 81.6 82.2 82.4 82.0 81.8 81.9

35 to 44 years

32,781 32,885 33,026 82.4 82.8 82.6 82.7 82.5 82.7

45 to 54 years

33,755 33,616 33,563 79.6 80.0 80.1 80.4 80.4 80.3

55 years and over

35,719 36,287 36,504 40.0 39.9 40.1 39.9 39.9 40.1

Men, 16 years and over

84,773 84,896 84,992 69.2 69.3 69.2 69.2 69.0 69.0

16 to 19 years

2,992 2,954 3,017 35.3 36.0 35.7 36.3 34.8 35.5

16 to 17 years

1,097 1,024 1,044 24.0 24.3 25.5 25.5 23.2 23.4

18 to 19 years

1,903 1,929 1,969 48.7 49.4 47.1 47.8 47.3 48.8

20 years and over

81,782 81,942 81,975 71.8 71.8 71.7 71.7 71.5 71.5

20 to 24 years

7,971 7,967 7,907 73.1 74.0 73.5 74.0 74.2 73.7

25 years and over

73,813 73,939 74,095 71.6 71.5 71.5 71.4 71.2 71.3

25 to 54 years

54,688 54,639 54,681 88.5 88.8 88.7 88.6 88.4 88.4

25 to 34 years

19,185 19,257 19,293 89.0 89.2 89.1 88.5 88.4 88.4

35 to 44 years

17,697 17,704 17,786 90.8 90.9 90.9 91.2 90.5 90.8

45 to 54 years

17,806 17,678 17,602 85.9 86.4 86.2 86.1 86.5 86.1

55 years and over

19,125 19,300 19,414 46.3 46.0 46.1 46.1 45.8 46.1

Women, 16 years and over

74,116 74,887 75,153 56.6 57.0 57.1 57.0 56.9 57.0

16 to 19 years

2,806 2,900 3,004 34.1 34.5 35.9 35.1 35.1 36.4

16 to 17 years

1,103 1,149 1,200 24.7 23.8 26.1 25.2 26.0 27.5

18 to 19 years

1,702 1,752 1,814 45.0 47.9 47.1 46.9 45.7 46.6

20 years and over

71,310 71,988 72,149 58.1 58.5 58.6 58.5 58.3 58.4

20 to 24 years

7,366 7,225 7,216 68.0 69.5 69.2 69.3 67.6 67.6

25 years and over

63,992 64,730 64,994 57.2 57.4 57.6 57.4 57.4 57.6

25 to 54 years

47,359 47,770 47,888 74.1 74.7 74.9 75.0 74.9 75.0

25 to 34 years

16,327 16,650 16,687 74.3 75.3 75.7 75.6 75.3 75.4

35 to 44 years

15,084 15,182 15,240 74.3 75.1 74.6 74.5 74.7 74.9

45 to 54 years

15,949 15,938 15,961 73.6 73.9 74.3 74.8 74.5 74.7

55 years and over

16,611 17,005 17,094 34.6 34.7 34.9 34.6 34.8 34.9

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: July 07, 2017