Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey

Employment status and disability status, December 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
Nov.
2008
Dec.
2008
Nov.
2008
Dec.
2008

TOTAL, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

26,923 26,896 207,905 208,139

Civilian labor force

6,222 6,197 148,402 148,152

Percent of population in labor force

23.1 23.0 71.4 71.2

Employed

5,529 5,436 139,080 137,914

Employment-population ratio

20.5 20.2 66.9 66.3

Unemployed

693 761 9,322 10,238

Unemployment rate

11.1 12.3 6.3 6.9

Not in labor force

20,701 20,699 59,503 59,987

Men, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,899 2,808 75,931 75,877

Percent of population in labor force

39.1 37.8 84.3 84.1

Employed

2,539 2,409 70,768 69,814

Employment-population ratio

34.2 32.5 78.6 77.4

Unemployed

360 398 5,163 6,063

Unemployment rate

12.4 14.2 6.8 8.0

Not in labor force

4,519 4,612 14,142 14,304

Women, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,453 2,478 66,892 66,777

Percent of population in labor force

32.4 32.5 72.5 72.4

Employed

2,163 2,169 62,987 62,874

Employment-population ratio

28.6 28.5 68.3 68.1

Unemployed

290 309 3,905 3,903

Unemployment rate

11.8 12.5 5.8 5.8

Not in labor force

5,120 5,145 25,391 25,513

Both sexes, 65 years and over

Civilian labor force

870 911 5,579 5,498

Percent of population in labor force

7.3 7.7 21.8 21.4

Employed

827 857 5,324 5,227

Employment-population ratio

6.9 7.2 20.8 20.4

Unemployed

43 54 255 271

Unemployment rate

5.0 6.0 4.6 4.9

Not in labor force

11,062 10,943 19,970 20,170

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Last Modified Date: February 06, 2009

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