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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)
Oct.
2013
Sept.
2014
Oct.
2014
Oct.
2013
June
2014
July
2014
Aug.
2014
Sept.
2014
Oct.
2014

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

246,381 248,446 248,657 246,381 247,814 248,023 248,229 248,446 248,657

Civilian labor force

154,918 155,903 156,616 154,625 155,694 156,023 155,959 155,862 156,278

Participation rate

62.9 62.8 63.0 62.8 62.8 62.9 62.8 62.7 62.8

Employed

144,144 146,941 147,936 143,485 146,221 146,352 146,368 146,600 147,283

Employment-population ratio

58.5 59.1 59.5 58.2 59.0 59.0 59.0 59.0 59.2

Unemployed

10,773 8,962 8,680 11,140 9,474 9,671 9,591 9,262 8,995

Unemployment rate

7.0 5.7 5.5 7.2 6.1 6.2 6.1 5.9 5.8

Not in labor force

91,463 92,543 92,041 91,756 92,120 92,001 92,269 92,584 92,378

Persons who currently want a job

5,683 6,007 6,122 6,100 6,115 6,259 6,304 6,349 6,537

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

118,916 120,004 120,112 118,916 119,680 119,788 119,893 120,004 120,112

Civilian labor force

82,261 83,006 83,075 82,186 82,860 83,043 82,968 82,973 82,959

Participation rate

69.2 69.2 69.2 69.1 69.2 69.3 69.2 69.1 69.1

Employed

76,403 78,409 78,696 76,014 77,653 77,866 77,843 78,102 78,321

Employment-population ratio

64.2 65.3 65.5 63.9 64.9 65.0 64.9 65.1 65.2

Unemployed

5,858 4,596 4,379 6,171 5,207 5,177 5,125 4,872 4,638

Unemployment rate

7.1 5.5 5.3 7.5 6.3 6.2 6.2 5.9 5.6

Not in labor force

36,654 36,999 37,037 36,730 36,821 36,744 36,924 37,031 37,153

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

110,414 111,567 111,679 110,414 111,230 111,342 111,451 111,567 111,679

Civilian labor force

79,468 80,278 80,241 79,267 80,068 80,208 80,196 80,165 80,032

Participation rate

72.0 72.0 71.9 71.8 72.0 72.0 72.0 71.9 71.7

Employed

74,290 76,286 76,399 73,808 75,510 75,654 75,664 75,910 75,956

Employment-population ratio

67.3 68.4 68.4 66.8 67.9 67.9 67.9 68.0 68.0

Unemployed

5,178 3,993 3,843 5,459 4,558 4,554 4,531 4,255 4,076

Unemployment rate

6.5 5.0 4.8 6.9 5.7 5.7 5.7 5.3 5.1

Not in labor force

30,947 31,288 31,437 31,147 31,162 31,133 31,256 31,402 31,646

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

127,465 128,442 128,545 127,465 128,133 128,236 128,336 128,442 128,545

Civilian labor force

72,656 72,898 73,541 72,439 72,835 72,979 72,991 72,889 73,320

Participation rate

57.0 56.8 57.2 56.8 56.8 56.9 56.9 56.7 57.0

Employed

67,741 68,532 69,240 67,471 68,568 68,486 68,525 68,499 68,962

Employment-population ratio

53.1 53.4 53.9 52.9 53.5 53.4 53.4 53.3 53.6

Unemployed

4,915 4,366 4,301 4,969 4,267 4,494 4,466 4,390 4,358

Unemployment rate

6.8 6.0 5.8 6.9 5.9 6.2 6.1 6.0 5.9

Not in labor force

54,809 55,545 55,004 55,026 55,299 55,256 55,345 55,553 55,225

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

119,246 120,265 120,370 119,246 119,948 120,052 120,156 120,265 120,370

Civilian labor force

69,968 70,228 70,701 69,652 69,987 70,177 70,222 70,072 70,392

Participation rate

58.7 58.4 58.7 58.4 58.3 58.5 58.4 58.3 58.5

Employed

65,565 66,335 66,900 65,229 66,254 66,197 66,247 66,189 66,559

Employment-population ratio

55.0 55.2 55.6 54.7 55.2 55.1 55.1 55.0 55.3

Unemployed

4,403 3,893 3,800 4,423 3,733 3,980 3,974 3,884 3,833

Unemployment rate

6.3 5.5 5.4 6.4 5.3 5.7 5.7 5.5 5.4

Not in labor force

49,278 50,036 49,670 49,593 49,961 49,875 49,934 50,192 49,978

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

16,721 16,615 16,608 16,721 16,636 16,629 16,622 16,615 16,608

Civilian labor force

5,482 5,397 5,674 5,706 5,640 5,637 5,542 5,626 5,854

Participation rate

32.8 32.5 34.2 34.1 33.9 33.9 33.3 33.9 35.3

Employed

4,289 4,321 4,637 4,448 4,457 4,501 4,457 4,502 4,768

Employment-population ratio

25.7 26.0 27.9 26.6 26.8 27.1 26.8 27.1 28.7

Unemployed

1,193 1,076 1,037 1,258 1,183 1,136 1,085 1,124 1,087

Unemployment rate

21.8 19.9 18.3 22.0 21.0 20.2 19.6 20.0 18.6

Not in labor force

11,239 11,218 10,933 11,015 10,996 10,992 11,080 10,989 10,753

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: November 07, 2014
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