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Table A-1. Employment status of the civilian population by sex and age

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-1. Employment status of the civilian population by sex and age
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status, sex, and age Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted(1)
June
2014
May
2015
June
2015
June
2014
Feb.
2015
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015
May
2015
June
2015

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

247,814 250,455 250,663 247,814 249,899 250,080 250,266 250,455 250,663

Civilian labor force

156,997 157,719 158,283 155,700 157,002 156,906 157,072 157,469 157,037

Participation rate

63.4 63.0 63.1 62.8 62.8 62.7 62.8 62.9 62.6

Employed

147,104 149,349 149,645 146,247 148,297 148,331 148,523 148,795 148,739

Employment-population ratio

59.4 59.6 59.7 59.0 59.3 59.3 59.3 59.4 59.3

Unemployed

9,893 8,370 8,638 9,453 8,705 8,575 8,549 8,674 8,299

Unemployment rate

6.3 5.3 5.5 6.1 5.5 5.5 5.4 5.5 5.3

Not in labor force

90,817 92,736 92,380 92,114 92,898 93,175 93,194 92,986 93,626

Persons who currently want a job

6,694 6,536 6,561 6,143 6,538 6,369 6,258 6,058 6,076

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

119,680 120,927 121,032 119,680 120,647 120,738 120,831 120,927 121,032

Civilian labor force

83,850 84,020 84,461 82,850 83,772 83,694 83,805 83,892 83,490

Participation rate

70.1 69.5 69.8 69.2 69.4 69.3 69.4 69.4 69.0

Employed

78,541 79,474 79,902 77,665 79,006 79,014 79,203 79,201 79,020

Employment-population ratio

65.6 65.7 66.0 64.9 65.5 65.4 65.5 65.5 65.3

Unemployed

5,310 4,546 4,560 5,185 4,766 4,680 4,602 4,691 4,471

Unemployment rate

6.3 5.4 5.4 6.3 5.7 5.6 5.5 5.6 5.4

Not in labor force

35,830 36,907 36,571 36,830 36,875 37,044 37,026 37,035 37,541

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

111,230 112,498 112,605 111,230 112,209 112,304 112,400 112,498 112,605

Civilian labor force

80,458 81,102 81,074 80,056 80,831 80,752 80,884 80,915 80,680

Participation rate

72.3 72.1 72.0 72.0 72.0 71.9 72.0 71.9 71.6

Employed

76,018 77,137 77,315 75,504 76,588 76,653 76,805 76,833 76,783

Employment-population ratio

68.3 68.6 68.7 67.9 68.3 68.3 68.3 68.3 68.2

Unemployed

4,440 3,965 3,759 4,552 4,243 4,099 4,079 4,082 3,897

Unemployment rate

5.5 4.9 4.6 5.7 5.2 5.1 5.0 5.0 4.8

Not in labor force

30,772 31,396 31,532 31,174 31,379 31,552 31,516 31,583 31,925

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

128,133 129,528 129,631 128,133 129,252 129,342 129,434 129,528 129,631

Civilian labor force

73,147 73,699 73,822 72,850 73,230 73,211 73,267 73,577 73,547

Participation rate

57.1 56.9 56.9 56.9 56.7 56.6 56.6 56.8 56.7

Employed

68,563 69,875 69,744 68,582 69,291 69,317 69,320 69,594 69,719

Employment-population ratio

53.5 53.9 53.8 53.5 53.6 53.6 53.6 53.7 53.8

Unemployed

4,584 3,824 4,078 4,268 3,939 3,894 3,947 3,983 3,828

Unemployment rate

6.3 5.2 5.5 5.9 5.4 5.3 5.4 5.4 5.2

Not in labor force

54,987 55,829 55,809 55,284 56,023 56,131 56,167 55,951 56,085

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

119,948 121,342 121,445 119,948 121,060 121,152 121,246 121,342 121,445

Civilian labor force

69,795 70,874 70,436 70,003 70,370 70,330 70,419 70,731 70,665

Participation rate

58.2 58.4 58.0 58.4 58.1 58.1 58.1 58.3 58.2

Employed

65,952 67,493 67,003 66,267 66,901 66,874 66,935 67,178 67,294

Employment-population ratio

55.0 55.6 55.2 55.2 55.3 55.2 55.2 55.4 55.4

Unemployed

3,843 3,381 3,433 3,736 3,469 3,455 3,483 3,553 3,372

Unemployment rate

5.5 4.8 4.9 5.3 4.9 4.9 4.9 5.0 4.8

Not in labor force

50,152 50,467 51,009 49,945 50,690 50,823 50,828 50,611 50,780

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

16,636 16,615 16,613 16,636 16,630 16,624 16,619 16,615 16,613

Civilian labor force

6,744 5,743 6,773 5,641 5,801 5,824 5,769 5,823 5,691

Participation rate

40.5 34.6 40.8 33.9 34.9 35.0 34.7 35.0 34.3

Employed

5,134 4,718 5,327 4,476 4,808 4,804 4,784 4,784 4,662

Employment-population ratio

30.9 28.4 32.1 26.9 28.9 28.9 28.8 28.8 28.1

Unemployed

1,610 1,025 1,446 1,165 993 1,021 986 1,039 1,029

Unemployment rate

23.9 17.8 21.4 20.7 17.1 17.5 17.1 17.9 18.1

Not in labor force

9,892 10,872 9,840 10,995 10,829 10,800 10,849 10,792 10,922

Footnotes
(1) The population figures are not adjusted for seasonal variation; therefore, identical numbers appear in the unadjusted and seasonally adjusted columns.

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: July 02, 2015
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