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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
Aug.
2021
July
2022
Aug.
2022
Aug.
2021
Apr.
2022
May
2022
June
2022
July
2022
Aug.
2022

Total, 16 years and over

161,505 163,960 164,746 61.7 62.2 62.3 62.2 62.1 62.4

16 to 19 years

5,971 6,116 6,447 36.3 36.6 36.5 36.6 35.8 37.7

16 to 17 years

2,264 2,313 2,498 26.1 28.3 27.3 26.7 25.8 27.1

18 to 19 years

3,657 3,803 3,911 47.2 46.6 46.8 47.0 46.8 49.7

20 years and over

155,534 157,845 158,298 63.4 64.0 64.1 63.9 63.9 64.1

20 to 24 years

14,606 14,845 14,691 70.2 70.4 70.7 71.2 71.1 70.3

25 years and over

141,010 142,990 143,560 62.8 63.4 63.5 63.2 63.3 63.5

25 to 54 years

103,126 104,727 105,333 81.8 82.4 82.6 82.3 82.4 82.8

25 to 34 years

36,791 36,715 36,932 82.2 83.5 83.8 83.1 83.1 83.7

35 to 44 years

34,418 35,593 35,730 82.1 83.1 83.2 83.0 82.7 83.0

45 to 54 years

31,917 32,420 32,671 80.9 80.6 80.7 80.9 81.1 81.8

55 years and over

37,876 38,231 38,221 38.5 38.7 38.9 38.6 38.7 38.6

Men, 16 years and over

85,656 86,936 87,335 67.7 68.0 68.0 67.8 67.6 67.8

16 to 19 years

2,984 3,079 3,177 35.9 35.7 36.1 36.7 35.6 36.7

16 to 17 years

1,054 1,083 1,170 24.3 27.1 26.5 26.3 24.0 25.0

18 to 19 years

1,899 1,998 1,984 47.8 45.7 46.0 47.1 48.3 49.9

20 years and over

82,672 83,857 84,158 69.9 70.4 70.3 70.1 69.9 70.1

20 to 24 years

7,501 7,572 7,508 72.3 72.7 72.5 73.6 72.8 72.1

25 years and over

75,179 76,281 76,530 69.7 70.1 70.0 69.6 69.6 69.8

25 to 54 years

55,015 55,810 55,936 88.3 88.7 88.7 88.4 88.4 88.6

25 to 34 years

19,678 19,389 19,479 88.0 89.5 89.2 88.9 88.3 88.7

35 to 44 years

18,524 19,178 19,225 89.6 89.7 89.8 89.1 89.7 89.8

45 to 54 years

16,812 17,243 17,233 87.2 86.7 87.0 87.1 87.3 87.2

55 years and over

20,165 20,471 20,594 44.2 44.7 44.7 44.1 44.1 44.3

Women, 16 years and over

75,849 77,024 77,410 56.2 56.7 57.0 56.8 56.9 57.1

16 to 19 years

2,987 3,036 3,271 36.7 37.6 36.9 36.5 36.0 38.8

16 to 17 years

1,211 1,231 1,328 27.8 29.5 28.0 27.1 27.7 29.3

18 to 19 years

1,758 1,805 1,926 46.5 47.5 47.7 46.9 45.3 49.5

20 years and over

72,862 73,988 74,140 57.4 58.0 58.3 58.1 58.3 58.4

20 to 24 years

7,104 7,273 7,183 68.2 68.0 69.0 68.8 69.5 68.6

25 years and over

65,830 66,709 67,030 56.5 57.0 57.3 57.2 57.3 57.5

25 to 54 years

48,111 48,917 49,397 75.4 76.2 76.6 76.4 76.4 77.2

25 to 34 years

17,113 17,326 17,454 76.4 77.6 78.4 77.3 78.0 78.6

35 to 44 years

15,894 16,415 16,505 74.8 76.5 76.6 76.9 75.9 76.3

45 to 54 years

15,104 15,176 15,438 74.9 74.5 74.5 74.9 75.1 76.5

55 years and over

17,698 17,739 17,615 33.6 33.6 33.7 33.8 33.8 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: September 02, 2022