Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey

Employment status and disability status, February 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
Jan.
2009
Feb.
2009
Jan.
2009
Feb.
2009

TOTAL, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

26,804 26,738 207,934 208,175

Civilian labor force

6,184 6,141 147,261 147,663

Percent of population in labor force

23.1 23.0 70.8 70.9

Employed

5,368 5,282 135,068 134,823

Employment-population ratio

20.0 19.8 65.0 64.8

Unemployed

816 859 12,193 12,840

Unemployment rate

13.2 14.0 8.3 8.7

Not in labor force

20,620 20,596 60,673 60,512

Men, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,824 2,865 75,343 75,581

Percent of population in labor force

38.5 39.1 83.7 83.9

Employed

2,345 2,362 68,086 67,833

Employment-population ratio

32.0 32.2 75.7 75.3

Unemployed

479 503 7,257 7,748

Unemployment rate

17.0 17.6 9.6 10.3

Not in labor force

4,510 4,468 14,658 14,495

Women, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,500 2,470 66,276 66,488

Percent of population in labor force

33.0 32.7 71.9 72.1

Employed

2,197 2,172 61,678 61,772

Employment-population ratio

29.0 28.7 66.9 67.0

Unemployed

303 299 4,598 4,716

Unemployment rate

12.1 12.1 6.9 7.1

Not in labor force

5,065 5,092 25,884 25,743

Both sexes, 65 years and over

Civilian labor force

860 806 5,643 5,594

Percent of population in labor force

7.2 6.8 21.9 21.6

Employed

826 748 5,304 5,218

Employment-population ratio

6.9 6.3 20.6 20.2

Unemployed

34 57 339 376

Unemployment rate

3.9 7.1 6.0 6.7

Not in labor force

11,044 11,036 20,130 20,274

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Last Modified Date: March 06, 2009

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