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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)
Aug.
2013
July
2014
Aug.
2014
Aug.
2013
Apr.
2014
May
2014
June
2014
July
2014
Aug.
2014

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

245,959 248,023 248,229 245,959 247,439 247,622 247,814 248,023 248,229

Civilian labor force

155,971 157,573 156,434 155,435 155,421 155,613 155,694 156,023 155,959

Participation rate

63.4 63.5 63.0 63.2 62.8 62.8 62.8 62.9 62.8

Employed

144,509 147,265 146,647 144,179 145,669 145,814 146,221 146,352 146,368

Employment-population ratio

58.8 59.4 59.1 58.6 58.9 58.9 59.0 59.0 59.0

Unemployed

11,462 10,307 9,787 11,256 9,753 9,799 9,474 9,671 9,591

Unemployment rate

7.3 6.5 6.3 7.2 6.3 6.3 6.1 6.2 6.1

Not in labor force

89,988 90,451 91,794 90,524 92,018 92,009 92,120 92,001 92,269

Persons who currently want a job

6,291 6,624 6,382 6,241 6,146 6,438 6,115 6,259 6,304

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

118,700 119,788 119,893 118,700 119,488 119,582 119,680 119,788 119,893

Civilian labor force

83,110 84,284 83,567 82,499 82,586 82,590 82,860 83,043 82,968

Participation rate

70.0 70.4 69.7 69.5 69.1 69.1 69.2 69.3 69.2

Employed

76,962 79,064 78,576 76,182 77,292 77,310 77,653 77,866 77,843

Employment-population ratio

64.8 66.0 65.5 64.2 64.7 64.7 64.9 65.0 64.9

Unemployed

6,148 5,220 4,991 6,317 5,294 5,280 5,207 5,177 5,125

Unemployment rate

7.4 6.2 6.0 7.7 6.4 6.4 6.3 6.2 6.2

Not in labor force

35,590 35,503 36,326 36,201 36,902 36,992 36,821 36,744 36,924

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

110,172 111,342 111,451 110,172 111,027 111,126 111,230 111,342 111,451

Civilian labor force

79,902 80,684 80,486 79,610 79,851 79,830 80,068 80,208 80,196

Participation rate

72.5 72.5 72.2 72.3 71.9 71.8 72.0 72.0 72.0

Employed

74,522 76,245 76,120 74,015 75,134 75,127 75,510 75,654 75,664

Employment-population ratio

67.6 68.5 68.3 67.2 67.7 67.6 67.9 67.9 67.9

Unemployed

5,381 4,439 4,366 5,595 4,718 4,703 4,558 4,554 4,531

Unemployment rate

6.7 5.5 5.4 7.0 5.9 5.9 5.7 5.7 5.7

Not in labor force

30,269 30,658 30,965 30,562 31,176 31,296 31,162 31,133 31,256

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

127,260 128,236 128,336 127,260 127,951 128,040 128,133 128,236 128,336

Civilian labor force

72,861 73,288 72,867 72,937 72,835 73,023 72,835 72,979 72,991

Participation rate

57.3 57.2 56.8 57.3 56.9 57.0 56.8 56.9 56.9

Employed

67,547 68,201 68,071 67,997 68,376 68,504 68,568 68,486 68,525

Employment-population ratio

53.1 53.2 53.0 53.4 53.4 53.5 53.5 53.4 53.4

Unemployed

5,314 5,087 4,796 4,939 4,459 4,519 4,267 4,494 4,466

Unemployment rate

7.3 6.9 6.6 6.8 6.1 6.2 5.9 6.2 6.1

Not in labor force

54,398 54,947 55,469 54,323 55,116 55,017 55,299 55,256 55,345

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

119,018 120,052 120,156 119,018 119,760 119,852 119,948 120,052 120,156

Civilian labor force

69,821 69,853 69,898 70,115 70,037 70,153 69,987 70,177 70,222

Participation rate

58.7 58.2 58.2 58.9 58.5 58.5 58.3 58.5 58.4

Employed

65,129 65,468 65,631 65,743 66,057 66,137 66,254 66,197 66,247

Employment-population ratio

54.7 54.5 54.6 55.2 55.2 55.2 55.2 55.1 55.1

Unemployed

4,692 4,386 4,266 4,372 3,980 4,016 3,733 3,980 3,974

Unemployment rate

6.7 6.3 6.1 6.2 5.7 5.7 5.3 5.7 5.7

Not in labor force

49,197 50,199 50,258 48,903 49,724 49,699 49,961 49,875 49,934

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

16,770 16,629 16,622 16,770 16,652 16,644 16,636 16,629 16,622

Civilian labor force

6,248 7,035 6,050 5,710 5,534 5,630 5,640 5,637 5,542

Participation rate

37.3 42.3 36.4 34.1 33.2 33.8 33.9 33.9 33.3

Employed

4,859 5,553 4,896 4,421 4,479 4,550 4,457 4,501 4,457

Employment-population ratio

29.0 33.4 29.5 26.4 26.9 27.3 26.8 27.1 26.8

Unemployed

1,389 1,483 1,155 1,289 1,055 1,080 1,183 1,136 1,085

Unemployment rate

22.2 21.1 19.1 22.6 19.1 19.2 21.0 20.2 19.6

Not in labor force

10,522 9,594 10,571 11,059 11,119 11,014 10,996 10,992 11,080

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: September 05, 2014
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