Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey

Employment status and disability status, November 2008


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
Oct.
2008
Nov.
2008
Oct.
2008
Nov.
2008

TOTAL, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

27,149 26,923 207,463 207,905

Civilian labor force

6,284 6,222 148,728 148,402

Percent of population in labor force

23.1 23.1 71.7 71.4

Employed

5,588 5,529 139,955 139,080

Employment-population ratio

20.6 20.5 67.5 66.9

Unemployed

695 693 8,773 9,322

Unemployment rate

11.1 11.1 5.9 6.3

Not in labor force

20,865 20,701 58,735 59,503

Men, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,947 2,899 76,281 75,931

Percent of population in labor force

39.4 39.1 84.8 84.3

Employed

2,606 2,539 71,401 70,768

Employment-population ratio

34.9 34.2 79.4 78.6

Unemployed

341 360 4,880 5,163

Unemployment rate

11.6 12.4 6.4 6.8

Not in labor force

4,529 4,519 13,648 14,142

Women, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,459 2,453 66,891 66,892

Percent of population in labor force

32.4 32.4 72.6 72.5

Employed

2,152 2,163 63,219 62,987

Employment-population ratio

28.4 28.6 68.6 68.3

Unemployed

307 290 3,672 3,905

Unemployment rate

12.5 11.8 5.5 5.8

Not in labor force

5,120 5,120 25,300 25,391

Both sexes, 65 years and over

Civilian labor force

877 870 5,555 5,579

Percent of population in labor force

7.3 7.3 21.9 21.8

Employed

830 827 5,334 5,324

Employment-population ratio

6.9 6.9 21.0 20.8

Unemployed

47 43 221 255

Unemployment rate

5.4 5.0 4.0 4.6

Not in labor force

11,216 11,062 19,788 19,970

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Last Modified Date: February 06, 2009

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