Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey

Employment status and disability status, January 2009


Table 1. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population by sex, age, and disability status, not seasonally adjusted (Numbers in thousands)
Employment status, sex, and age Persons with a disability Persons with no disability
Dec.
2008
Jan.
2009
Dec.
2008
Jan.
2009

TOTAL, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

26,896 26,804 208,139 207,934

Civilian labor force

6,197 6,184 148,152 147,261

Percent of population in labor force

23.0 23.1 71.2 70.8

Employed

5,436 5,368 137,914 135,068

Employment-population ratio

20.2 20.0 66.3 65.0

Unemployed

761 816 10,238 12,193

Unemployment rate

12.3 13.2 6.9 8.3

Not in labor force

20,699 20,620 59,987 60,673

Men, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,808 2,824 75,877 75,343

Percent of population in labor force

37.8 38.5 84.1 83.7

Employed

2,409 2,345 69,814 68,086

Employment-population ratio

32.5 32.0 77.4 75.7

Unemployed

398 479 6,063 7,257

Unemployment rate

14.2 17.0 8.0 9.6

Not in labor force

4,612 4,510 14,304 14,658

Women, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,478 2,500 66,777 66,276

Percent of population in labor force

32.5 33.0 72.4 71.9

Employed

2,169 2,197 62,874 61,678

Employment-population ratio

28.5 29.0 68.1 66.9

Unemployed

309 303 3,903 4,598

Unemployment rate

12.5 12.1 5.8 6.9

Not in labor force

5,145 5,065 25,513 25,884

Both sexes, 65 years and over

Civilian labor force

911 860 5,498 5,643

Percent of population in labor force

7.7 7.2 21.4 21.9

Employed

857 826 5,227 5,304

Employment-population ratio

7.2 6.9 20.4 20.6

Unemployed

54 34 271 339

Unemployment rate

6.0 3.9 4.9 6.0

Not in labor force

10,943 11,044 20,170 20,130

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Last Modified Date: February 06, 2009

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