Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey

Employment status and disability status, December 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
Nov.
2009
Dec.
2009
Nov.
2009
Dec.
2009

TOTAL, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

27,031 27,075 209,712 209,849

Civilian labor force

5,802 5,847 147,737 146,845

Percent of population in labor force

21.5 21.6 70.4 70.0

Employed

4,983 5,042 134,148 132,910

Employment-population ratio

18.4 18.6 64.0 63.3

Unemployed

819 805 13,588 13,935

Unemployment rate

14.1 13.8 9.2 9.5

Not in labor force

21,229 21,228 61,975 63,004

Men, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,640 2,629 75,221 74,975

Percent of population in labor force

36.6 36.4 82.8 82.5

Employed

2,231 2,238 67,341 66,675

Employment-population ratio

31.0 31.0 74.1 73.4

Unemployed

410 391 7,881 8,300

Unemployment rate

15.5 14.9 10.5 11.1

Not in labor force

4,564 4,602 15,627 15,915

Women, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,342 2,353 66,614 66,063

Percent of population in labor force

30.6 30.6 71.8 71.2

Employed

2,001 2,028 61,238 60,818

Employment-population ratio

26.1 26.4 66.0 65.6

Unemployed

342 324 5,377 5,245

Unemployment rate

14.6 13.8 8.1 7.9

Not in labor force

5,320 5,339 26,117 26,686

Both sexes, 65 years and over

Civilian labor force

820 865 5,901 5,807

Percent of population in labor force

6.7 7.1 22.6 22.2

Employed

752 775 5,570 5,417

Employment-population ratio

6.2 6.4 21.3 20.7

Unemployed

68 89 331 390

Unemployment rate

8.3 10.3 5.6 6.7

Not in labor force

11,345 11,287 20,231 20,403

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Last Modified Date: January 08, 2010

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