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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)
July
2014
June
2015
July
2015
July
2014
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015
May
2015
June
2015
July
2015

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

248,023 250,663 250,876 248,023 250,080 250,266 250,455 250,663 250,876

Civilian labor force

157,573 158,283 158,527 156,048 156,906 157,072 157,469 157,037 157,106

Participation rate

63.5 63.1 63.2 62.9 62.7 62.8 62.9 62.6 62.6

Employed

147,265 149,645 149,722 146,401 148,331 148,523 148,795 148,739 148,840

Employment-population ratio

59.4 59.7 59.7 59.0 59.3 59.3 59.4 59.3 59.3

Unemployed

10,307 8,638 8,805 9,648 8,575 8,549 8,674 8,299 8,266

Unemployment rate

6.5 5.5 5.6 6.2 5.5 5.4 5.5 5.3 5.3

Not in labor force

90,451 92,380 92,349 91,975 93,175 93,194 92,986 93,626 93,770

Persons who currently want a job

6,624 6,561 6,446 6,305 6,369 6,258 6,058 6,076 6,135

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

119,788 121,032 121,139 119,788 120,738 120,831 120,927 121,032 121,139

Civilian labor force

84,284 84,461 84,831 83,017 83,694 83,805 83,892 83,490 83,578

Participation rate

70.4 69.8 70.0 69.3 69.3 69.4 69.4 69.0 69.0

Employed

79,064 79,902 80,436 77,854 79,014 79,203 79,201 79,020 79,202

Employment-population ratio

66.0 66.0 66.4 65.0 65.4 65.5 65.5 65.3 65.4

Unemployed

5,220 4,560 4,394 5,163 4,680 4,602 4,691 4,471 4,376

Unemployment rate

6.2 5.4 5.2 6.2 5.6 5.5 5.6 5.4 5.2

Not in labor force

35,503 36,571 36,309 36,771 37,044 37,026 37,035 37,541 37,562

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

111,342 112,605 112,714 111,342 112,304 112,400 112,498 112,605 112,714

Civilian labor force

80,684 81,074 81,320 80,174 80,752 80,884 80,915 80,680 80,790

Participation rate

72.5 72.0 72.1 72.0 71.9 72.0 71.9 71.6 71.7

Employed

76,245 77,315 77,541 75,631 76,653 76,805 76,833 76,783 76,903

Employment-population ratio

68.5 68.7 68.8 67.9 68.3 68.3 68.3 68.2 68.2

Unemployed

4,439 3,759 3,779 4,543 4,099 4,079 4,082 3,897 3,887

Unemployment rate

5.5 4.6 4.6 5.7 5.1 5.0 5.0 4.8 4.8

Not in labor force

30,658 31,532 31,395 31,168 31,552 31,516 31,583 31,925 31,924

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

128,236 129,631 129,737 128,236 129,342 129,434 129,528 129,631 129,737

Civilian labor force

73,288 73,822 73,696 73,031 73,211 73,267 73,577 73,547 73,528

Participation rate

57.2 56.9 56.8 57.0 56.6 56.6 56.8 56.7 56.7

Employed

68,201 69,744 69,286 68,547 69,317 69,320 69,594 69,719 69,638

Employment-population ratio

53.2 53.8 53.4 53.5 53.6 53.6 53.7 53.8 53.7

Unemployed

5,087 4,078 4,410 4,485 3,894 3,947 3,983 3,828 3,891

Unemployment rate

6.9 5.5 6.0 6.1 5.3 5.4 5.4 5.2 5.3

Not in labor force

54,947 55,809 56,041 55,204 56,131 56,167 55,951 56,085 56,209

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

120,052 121,445 121,551 120,052 121,152 121,246 121,342 121,445 121,551

Civilian labor force

69,853 70,436 70,339 70,222 70,330 70,419 70,731 70,665 70,745

Participation rate

58.2 58.0 57.9 58.5 58.1 58.1 58.3 58.2 58.2

Employed

65,468 67,003 66,485 66,250 66,874 66,935 67,178 67,294 67,271

Employment-population ratio

54.5 55.2 54.7 55.2 55.2 55.2 55.4 55.4 55.3

Unemployed

4,386 3,433 3,854 3,972 3,455 3,483 3,553 3,372 3,474

Unemployment rate

6.3 4.9 5.5 5.7 4.9 4.9 5.0 4.8 4.9

Not in labor force

50,199 51,009 51,212 49,830 50,823 50,828 50,611 50,780 50,806

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

16,629 16,613 16,611 16,629 16,624 16,619 16,615 16,613 16,611

Civilian labor force

7,035 6,773 6,868 5,652 5,824 5,769 5,823 5,691 5,570

Participation rate

42.3 40.8 41.3 34.0 35.0 34.7 35.0 34.3 33.5

Employed

5,553 5,327 5,696 4,520 4,804 4,784 4,784 4,662 4,666

Employment-population ratio

33.4 32.1 34.3 27.2 28.9 28.8 28.8 28.1 28.1

Unemployed

1,483 1,446 1,172 1,132 1,021 986 1,039 1,029 904

Unemployment rate

21.1 21.4 17.1 20.0 17.5 17.1 17.9 18.1 16.2

Not in labor force

9,594 9,840 9,743 10,977 10,800 10,849 10,792 10,922 11,040

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: August 07, 2015
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