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
July
2017
June
2018
July
2018
July
2017
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018
May
2018
June
2018
July
2018

Total, 16 years and over

160,467 162,140 162,245 62.9 62.9 62.8 62.7 62.9 62.9

16 to 19 years

5,840 5,886 5,902 34.9 35.5 34.8 34.7 35.1 35.2

16 to 17 years

2,148 2,100 2,100 24.0 24.7 23.8 23.5 24.0 24.3

18 to 19 years

3,648 3,774 3,789 46.6 48.0 47.7 47.3 47.2 46.8

20 years and over

154,627 156,254 156,343 64.9 64.8 64.7 64.7 64.9 64.8

20 to 24 years

15,310 15,170 15,175 71.6 72.2 71.4 71.2 71.4 71.4

25 years and over

139,329 141,087 141,223 64.2 64.2 64.1 64.1 64.2 64.2

25 to 54 years

102,780 103,652 103,703 81.7 82.1 82.0 81.8 82.0 82.1

25 to 34 years

36,141 36,712 36,738 82.2 82.5 82.5 82.3 82.4 82.4

35 to 44 years

33,064 33,605 33,722 82.8 83.0 83.1 82.6 82.9 83.1

45 to 54 years

33,575 33,336 33,243 80.4 80.7 80.2 80.6 80.8 80.7

55 years and over

36,555 37,387 37,503 40.1 39.8 39.9 40.1 40.1 40.1

Men, 16 years and over

84,994 86,056 85,950 68.9 69.3 69.2 69.2 69.1 68.9

16 to 19 years

2,865 2,941 2,892 33.7 34.9 34.8 34.4 34.7 34.1

16 to 17 years

970 1,024 970 21.3 23.5 23.2 23.0 22.8 22.1

18 to 19 years

1,860 1,895 1,905 47.2 48.1 48.1 47.5 47.3 46.5

20 years and over

82,128 83,115 83,058 71.5 71.8 71.8 71.7 71.6 71.5

20 to 24 years

7,977 7,831 7,723 74.4 75.5 74.1 73.5 73.6 72.6

25 years and over

74,189 75,311 75,377 71.3 71.5 71.6 71.6 71.4 71.4

25 to 54 years

54,767 55,385 55,310 88.5 89.2 89.3 89.1 88.9 88.8

25 to 34 years

19,353 19,755 19,741 88.6 89.3 89.7 89.0 89.0 88.9

35 to 44 years

17,764 18,125 18,158 90.6 91.3 91.2 91.1 91.0 91.0

45 to 54 years

17,651 17,506 17,411 86.4 87.1 86.9 87.1 86.8 86.5

55 years and over

19,422 19,925 20,066 46.0 45.8 46.0 46.4 46.1 46.3

Women, 16 years and over

75,473 76,084 76,295 57.2 56.9 56.7 56.7 57.2 57.3

16 to 19 years

2,975 2,945 3,010 36.0 36.1 34.8 34.9 35.6 36.4

16 to 17 years

1,178 1,076 1,129 26.9 25.9 24.5 24.0 25.1 26.5

18 to 19 years

1,788 1,879 1,884 46.1 47.9 47.2 47.0 47.2 47.1

20 years and over

72,499 73,139 73,285 58.7 58.3 58.2 58.1 58.6 58.7

20 to 24 years

7,334 7,338 7,452 68.7 68.9 68.7 69.0 69.2 70.3

25 years and over

65,140 65,777 65,846 57.7 57.4 57.2 57.1 57.6 57.6

25 to 54 years

48,013 48,267 48,393 75.2 75.1 74.8 74.8 75.3 75.5

25 to 34 years

16,788 16,957 16,997 75.8 75.7 75.5 75.6 75.8 75.9

35 to 44 years

15,301 15,480 15,564 75.2 75.0 75.2 74.4 75.1 75.4

45 to 54 years

15,925 15,829 15,831 74.6 74.7 73.8 74.3 75.1 75.1

55 years and over

17,113 17,456 17,422 34.9 34.6 34.6 34.7 34.8 34.7

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: August 03, 2018