Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey

Demographics

This page contains information about national labor force statistics with demographic characteristics available from the Current Population Survey (CPS). Data on the labor force characteristics of employed and unemployed persons, plus hours of work and earnings, also are available.

Demographic labor force information for States, counties, and cities are available separately from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program. Contact LAUS staff for state or city data.

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Age

Labor force, employment, and unemployment statistics by age group. See also Older workers and Youth.


Disability

Labor force, employment, and unemployment statistics for persons with or without a disability. These are estimates for the nation as a whole; data are not available by state.


Educational attainment

Labor force, employment, and unemployment statistics by educational attainment for persons age 25 and older. See also Earnings by education and School enrollment.


Families and marital status

See also Women, including additional tables on parents, families, and marital status in the annual report on Women in the Labor Force: A Databook.

Employment, unemployment, and labor force participation in families

Employment and unemployment statistics for married men and women

Unemployment statistics by marital status

Foreign-born workers

Labor force, employment, and unemployment statistics by foreign- and native-born status (nativity).


Older workers

See also Age.
Labor force, employment, and unemployment statistics by single year of age for persons age 55 and older are available on request. Contact the Current Population Survey staff to obtain these data.


Race and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Labor force, employment, and unemployment statistics for whites, blacks or African Americans, Asians, and persons of Hispanic or Latino ethnicity. See also Earnings by Demographics.


School enrollment

Labor force, employment, and unemployment statistics for youth ages 16 to 24 by school enrollment status. See also Youth and Educational attainment.


Veterans

Labor force, employment, and unemployment statistics for veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces by period of service and service-connected disability.


Volunteering

Statistics on persons who volunteer through or for an organization.


Women

Labor force, employment, and unemployment statistics for women. See also Families and marital status and Earnings by demographics.


Youth

Labor force, employment, and unemployment statistics for youth ages 16 to 24. See also Age and School Enrollment.

Last Modified Date: April 22, 2015

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