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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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
Dec.
2021
Nov.
2022
Dec.
2022
Dec.
2021
Aug.
2022
Sept.
2022
Oct.
2022
Nov.
2022
Dec.
2022

Total, 16 years and over

162,410 164,527 164,966 62.0 62.3 62.3 62.2 62.2 62.3

16 to 19 years

5,944 6,469 6,343 36.1 37.6 36.8 36.8 37.8 37.0

16 to 17 years

2,324 2,531 2,588 25.5 27.1 25.3 25.8 27.1 27.9

18 to 19 years

3,637 3,947 3,773 49.7 49.7 50.8 50.2 50.7 48.0

20 years and over

156,466 158,058 158,623 63.7 64.1 64.0 64.0 63.8 64.0

20 to 24 years

14,922 14,770 14,919 71.9 70.3 70.7 70.8 70.6 71.3

25 years and over

141,350 143,095 143,503 62.8 63.5 63.4 63.3 63.1 63.3

25 to 54 years

103,369 104,717 104,856 81.9 82.8 82.6 82.5 82.3 82.4

25 to 34 years

36,938 36,580 36,466 82.7 83.6 83.1 83.3 83.0 82.8

35 to 44 years

34,613 35,722 35,845 82.3 83.0 82.8 82.7 82.8 83.1

45 to 54 years

31,819 32,415 32,546 80.6 81.9 81.8 81.3 81.1 81.3

55 years and over

37,998 38,392 38,662 38.5 38.6 38.8 38.9 38.6 38.8

Men, 16 years and over

85,934 87,793 87,864 67.8 67.9 68.1 68.1 68.1 68.1

16 to 19 years

2,966 3,268 3,170 35.7 36.6 35.3 36.5 37.6 36.5

16 to 17 years

1,088 1,254 1,222 23.8 25.0 22.9 24.6 26.5 26.2

18 to 19 years

1,896 2,031 1,971 50.8 49.9 51.0 51.1 51.4 49.0

20 years and over

82,968 84,525 84,694 70.0 70.1 70.4 70.4 70.3 70.4

20 to 24 years

7,654 7,659 7,635 74.0 72.2 73.3 73.8 73.4 73.2

25 years and over

75,169 76,694 76,906 69.5 69.8 70.1 69.9 69.8 70.0

25 to 54 years

54,890 55,820 55,935 88.0 88.6 88.7 88.5 88.4 88.5

25 to 34 years

19,663 19,343 19,393 88.1 88.6 89.0 88.8 88.2 88.5

35 to 44 years

18,519 19,220 19,240 89.2 89.8 89.3 89.3 89.6 89.6

45 to 54 years

16,707 17,257 17,303 86.7 87.4 87.6 87.2 87.2 87.4

55 years and over

20,279 20,874 20,971 44.3 44.3 44.8 44.9 44.7 44.9

Women, 16 years and over

76,476 76,734 77,102 56.5 57.1 56.8 56.7 56.5 56.8

16 to 19 years

2,978 3,201 3,173 36.6 38.6 38.3 37.0 37.9 37.5

16 to 17 years

1,236 1,277 1,366 27.2 29.3 27.9 27.0 27.7 29.6

18 to 19 years

1,741 1,916 1,802 48.5 49.6 50.6 49.1 49.9 47.0

20 years and over

73,498 73,532 73,930 57.8 58.3 58.0 58.0 57.8 58.1

20 to 24 years

7,268 7,111 7,284 69.9 68.5 68.1 67.8 67.8 69.4

25 years and over

66,181 66,401 66,597 56.7 57.5 57.1 57.1 56.9 57.0

25 to 54 years

48,479 48,897 48,921 75.9 77.1 76.6 76.5 76.3 76.4

25 to 34 years

17,274 17,237 17,073 77.3 78.6 77.2 78.0 77.8 77.1

35 to 44 years

16,094 16,502 16,605 75.5 76.3 76.4 76.1 76.1 76.5

45 to 54 years

15,111 15,158 15,243 74.9 76.4 76.0 75.4 75.0 75.4

55 years and over

17,712 17,514 17,685 33.5 33.5 33.4 33.5 33.2 33.5

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: January 06, 2023