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Data Retrieval: Labor Force Statistics (CPS)
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To see the last 10 years of data, select one or more series from the table below, then scroll down to click the "Retrieve data" button.

You can choose other years, reformat your returned information, or create differences using the "More Formatting Options" link that will be shown with the retrieved information.

(Note: Annual average information is stored only with the "Not seasonally adjusted" series. Be sure to check the box at the top of the output page to include annual averages with the retrieved information.)

Labor force status flows by sex
[Numbers in thousands]

Labor force flows Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted
Total Men Women Total Men Women
Flows into employment

Total employment

Employed to employed

Unemployed to employed

Not in labor force to employed

Other inflows to employed(1)

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment

Employed to unemployed

Unemployed to unemployed

Not in labor force to unemployed

Other inflows to unemployed(1)

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force

Employed to not in labor force

Unemployed to not in labor force

Not in labor force to not in labor force

Other inflows to not in labor force(1)

Marginal outflows(2)

Employed to other outflows

Unemployed to other outflows

Not in labor force to other outflows

(1) Includes persons just turning 16 and adjustments to estimated population totals.
(2) Includes estimated deaths and adjustments to estimated population totals.

NOTE: Data may not sum to totals due to rounding. Learn more about labor force status flows.
SOURCE: Research series from the Current Population Survey, Bureau of Labor Statistics.


Last Modified Date: September 16, 2015