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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.
2020
Mar.
2021
Apr.
2021
Apr.
2020
Dec.
2020
Jan.
2021
Feb.
2021
Mar.
2021
Apr.
2021

Total, 16 years and over

156,478 160,558 160,988 60.2 61.5 61.4 61.4 61.5 61.7

16 to 19 years

5,093 5,913 6,152 30.7 35.7 35.4 36.1 35.9 37.4

16 to 17 years

1,800 2,201 2,319 20.9 23.5 24.2 24.8 25.5 26.6

18 to 19 years

3,297 3,755 3,833 41.5 50.2 48.8 49.3 48.1 49.5

20 years and over

151,385 154,645 154,836 62.2 63.2 63.1 63.1 63.2 63.3

20 to 24 years

13,497 14,653 14,654 64.5 70.8 70.2 70.1 70.3 70.3

25 years and over

137,725 139,841 140,017 61.9 62.5 62.5 62.4 62.5 62.6

25 to 54 years

100,583 102,496 102,551 79.8 81.0 81.1 81.1 81.3 81.3

25 to 34 years

35,607 36,553 36,684 79.4 80.9 81.1 81.1 81.6 81.9

35 to 44 years

33,441 34,158 34,080 81.2 81.4 82.0 81.8 81.9 81.7

45 to 54 years

31,535 31,784 31,787 78.9 80.6 80.2 80.5 80.3 80.3

55 years and over

37,140 37,328 37,467 38.5 38.6 38.3 38.3 38.2 38.3

Men, 16 years and over

83,166 84,917 85,410 66.2 67.4 67.5 67.4 67.3 67.6

16 to 19 years

2,677 2,940 3,078 32.0 35.1 35.7 35.6 35.3 37.0

16 to 17 years

806 1,022 1,096 18.6 23.0 23.2 23.8 23.2 24.8

18 to 19 years

1,862 1,946 1,956 45.9 49.6 51.1 51.5 49.7 50.3

20 years and over

80,490 81,978 82,333 68.6 69.7 69.7 69.6 69.5 69.8

20 to 24 years

6,839 7,533 7,653 65.4 72.7 72.6 72.3 72.4 73.6

25 years and over

73,577 74,388 74,635 68.8 69.3 69.4 69.3 69.2 69.4

25 to 54 years

53,705 54,528 54,646 86.4 87.3 87.7 87.6 87.6 87.8

25 to 34 years

19,120 19,528 19,652 85.5 86.9 87.1 86.8 87.3 87.8

35 to 44 years

17,916 18,407 18,320 88.4 89.1 89.9 89.8 89.6 89.1

45 to 54 years

16,668 16,593 16,675 85.3 86.0 86.0 86.1 85.7 86.3

55 years and over

19,872 19,860 19,989 44.5 44.5 44.3 44.3 43.9 44.1

Women, 16 years and over

73,312 75,641 75,577 54.6 55.9 55.7 55.8 56.1 56.1

16 to 19 years

2,417 2,973 3,074 29.5 36.3 35.1 36.5 36.5 37.8

16 to 17 years

994 1,179 1,223 23.1 24.0 25.2 25.8 27.8 28.6

18 to 19 years

1,436 1,809 1,877 36.9 50.9 46.5 47.3 46.4 48.6

20 years and over

70,896 72,668 72,503 56.3 57.2 57.0 57.0 57.4 57.2

20 to 24 years

6,659 7,119 7,000 63.6 69.0 67.7 68.0 68.2 67.1

25 years and over

64,148 65,453 65,382 55.5 56.1 56.0 56.0 56.4 56.3

25 to 54 years

46,878 47,968 47,905 73.5 74.8 74.8 74.9 75.2 75.1

25 to 34 years

16,487 17,026 17,033 73.4 75.0 75.2 75.3 76.0 76.0

35 to 44 years

15,524 15,751 15,761 74.2 74.0 74.3 74.1 74.5 74.5

45 to 54 years

14,867 15,191 15,112 72.8 75.3 74.7 75.2 75.1 74.7

55 years and over

17,282 17,490 17,491 33.4 33.5 33.1 33.1 33.4 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: May 07, 2021