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

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

246,168 248,229 248,446 246,168 247,622 247,814 248,023 248,229 248,446

Civilian labor force

155,536 156,434 155,903 155,473 155,613 155,694 156,023 155,959 155,862

Participation rate

63.2 63.0 62.8 63.2 62.8 62.8 62.9 62.8 62.7

Employed

144,651 146,647 146,941 144,270 145,814 146,221 146,352 146,368 146,600

Employment-population ratio

58.8 59.1 59.1 58.6 58.9 59.0 59.0 59.0 59.0

Unemployed

10,885 9,787 8,962 11,203 9,799 9,474 9,671 9,591 9,262

Unemployment rate

7.0 6.3 5.7 7.2 6.3 6.1 6.2 6.1 5.9

Not in labor force

90,632 91,794 92,543 90,695 92,009 92,120 92,001 92,269 92,584

Persons who currently want a job

5,775 6,382 6,007 6,118 6,438 6,115 6,259 6,304 6,349

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

118,807 119,893 120,004 118,807 119,582 119,680 119,788 119,893 120,004

Civilian labor force

82,759 83,567 83,006 82,806 82,590 82,860 83,043 82,968 82,973

Participation rate

69.7 69.7 69.2 69.7 69.1 69.2 69.3 69.2 69.1

Employed

76,750 78,576 78,409 76,464 77,310 77,653 77,866 77,843 78,102

Employment-population ratio

64.6 65.5 65.3 64.4 64.7 64.9 65.0 64.9 65.1

Unemployed

6,009 4,991 4,596 6,342 5,280 5,207 5,177 5,125 4,872

Unemployment rate

7.3 6.0 5.5 7.7 6.4 6.3 6.2 6.2 5.9

Not in labor force

36,048 36,326 36,999 36,000 36,992 36,821 36,744 36,924 37,031

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

110,292 111,451 111,567 110,292 111,126 111,230 111,342 111,451 111,567

Civilian labor force

79,824 80,486 80,278 79,757 79,830 80,068 80,208 80,196 80,165

Participation rate

72.4 72.2 72.0 72.3 71.8 72.0 72.0 72.0 71.9

Employed

74,527 76,120 76,286 74,151 75,127 75,510 75,654 75,664 75,910

Employment-population ratio

67.6 68.3 68.4 67.2 67.6 67.9 67.9 67.9 68.0

Unemployed

5,297 4,366 3,993 5,605 4,703 4,558 4,554 4,531 4,255

Unemployment rate

6.6 5.4 5.0 7.0 5.9 5.7 5.7 5.7 5.3

Not in labor force

30,468 30,965 31,288 30,536 31,296 31,162 31,133 31,256 31,402

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

127,361 128,336 128,442 127,361 128,040 128,133 128,236 128,336 128,442

Civilian labor force

72,776 72,867 72,898 72,667 73,023 72,835 72,979 72,991 72,889

Participation rate

57.1 56.8 56.8 57.1 57.0 56.8 56.9 56.9 56.7

Employed

67,901 68,071 68,532 67,806 68,504 68,568 68,486 68,525 68,499

Employment-population ratio

53.3 53.0 53.4 53.2 53.5 53.5 53.4 53.4 53.3

Unemployed

4,875 4,796 4,366 4,862 4,519 4,267 4,494 4,466 4,390

Unemployment rate

6.7 6.6 6.0 6.7 6.2 5.9 6.2 6.1 6.0

Not in labor force

54,585 55,469 55,545 54,694 55,017 55,299 55,256 55,345 55,553

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

119,131 120,156 120,265 119,131 119,852 119,948 120,052 120,156 120,265

Civilian labor force

70,153 69,898 70,228 69,898 70,153 69,987 70,177 70,222 70,072

Participation rate

58.9 58.2 58.4 58.7 58.5 58.3 58.5 58.4 58.3

Employed

65,748 65,631 66,335 65,539 66,137 66,254 66,197 66,247 66,189

Employment-population ratio

55.2 54.6 55.2 55.0 55.2 55.2 55.1 55.1 55.0

Unemployed

4,405 4,266 3,893 4,359 4,016 3,733 3,980 3,974 3,884

Unemployment rate

6.3 6.1 5.5 6.2 5.7 5.3 5.7 5.7 5.5

Not in labor force

48,978 50,258 50,036 49,232 49,699 49,961 49,875 49,934 50,192

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

16,745 16,622 16,615 16,745 16,644 16,636 16,629 16,622 16,615

Civilian labor force

5,559 6,050 5,397 5,818 5,630 5,640 5,637 5,542 5,626

Participation rate

33.2 36.4 32.5 34.7 33.8 33.9 33.9 33.3 33.9

Employed

4,376 4,896 4,321 4,580 4,550 4,457 4,501 4,457 4,502

Employment-population ratio

26.1 29.5 26.0 27.4 27.3 26.8 27.1 26.8 27.1

Unemployed

1,183 1,155 1,076 1,239 1,080 1,183 1,136 1,085 1,124

Unemployment rate

21.3 19.1 19.9 21.3 19.2 21.0 20.2 19.6 20.0

Not in labor force

11,186 10,571 11,218 10,927 11,014 10,996 10,992 11,080 10,989

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: October 03, 2014
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