Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey

Employment status and disability status, May 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
Apr.
2009
May
2009
Apr.
2009
May
2009

TOTAL, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

27,093 27,078 208,179 208,374

Civilian labor force

6,179 6,189 147,654 148,147

Percent of population in labor force

22.8 22.9 70.9 71.1

Employed

5,381 5,340 135,204 135,023

Employment-population ratio

19.9 19.7 64.9 64.8

Unemployed

798 849 12,450 13,124

Unemployment rate

12.9 13.7 8.4 8.9

Not in labor force

20,913 20,888 60,524 60,227

Men, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,757 2,834 75,625 75,966

Percent of population in labor force

38.0 39.4 83.8 84.0

Employed

2,362 2,438 68,140 68,192

Employment-population ratio

32.6 33.8 75.5 75.4

Unemployed

396 397 7,485 7,774

Unemployment rate

14.3 14.0 9.9 10.2

Not in labor force

4,492 4,368 14,633 14,417

Women, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,592 2,545 66,454 66,460

Percent of population in labor force

33.8 33.1 72.1 72.0

Employed

2,233 2,147 61,817 61,455

Employment-population ratio

29.1 27.9 67.0 66.6

Unemployed

359 397 4,637 5,006

Unemployment rate

13.9 15.6 7.0 7.5

Not in labor force

5,084 5,142 25,772 25,814

Both sexes, 65 years and over

Civilian labor force

830 810 5,575 5,720

Percent of population in labor force

6.8 6.6 21.7 22.2

Employed

786 755 5,248 5,377

Employment-population ratio

6.5 6.2 20.4 20.9

Unemployed

44 55 328 344

Unemployment rate

5.2 6.8 5.9 6.0

Not in labor force

11,337 11,379 20,119 19,995