Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey

Employment status and disability status, March 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
Feb.
2009
Mar.
2009
Feb.
2009
Mar.
2009

TOTAL, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

26,738 26,842 208,175 208,244

Civilian labor force

6,141 6,114 147,663 147,614

Percent of population in labor force

23.0 22.8 70.9 70.9

Employed

5,282 5,312 134,823 134,521

Employment-population ratio

19.8 19.8 64.8 64.6

Unemployed

859 802 12,840 13,093

Unemployment rate

14.0 13.1 8.7 8.9

Not in labor force

20,596 20,728 60,512 60,630

Men, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,865 2,769 75,581 75,523

Percent of population in labor force

39.1 37.9 83.9 83.8

Employed

2,362 2,335 67,833 67,555

Employment-population ratio

32.2 32.0 75.3 74.9

Unemployed

503 434 7,748 7,968

Unemployment rate

17.6 15.7 10.3 10.6

Not in labor force

4,468 4,531 14,495 14,640

Women, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,470 2,535 66,488 66,445

Percent of population in labor force

32.7 33.4 72.1 72.0

Employed

2,172 2,206 61,772 61,683

Employment-population ratio

28.7 29.1 67.0 66.9

Unemployed

299 330 4,716 4,762

Unemployment rate

12.1 13.0 7.1 7.2

Not in labor force

5,092 5,050 25,743 25,811

Both sexes, 65 years and over

Civilian labor force

806 810 5,594 5,647

Percent of population in labor force

6.8 6.8 21.6 21.9

Employed

748 771 5,218 5,284

Employment-population ratio

6.3 6.4 20.2 20.5

Unemployed

57 38 376 363

Unemployment rate

7.1 4.7 6.7 6.4

Not in labor force

11,036 11,147 20,274 20,179

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Last Modified Date: January 08, 2010

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