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Table A-6. Employment status of the civilian population by sex, age, and disability status, not seasonally adjusted

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-6. Employment status of the civilian population by sex, age, and disability status, not seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status, sex, and age Persons with a disability Persons with no disability
Jan.
2015
Jan.
2016
Jan.
2015
Jan.
2016

TOTAL, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

29,213 29,022 220,510 223,375

Civilian labor force

5,722 5,650 150,327 151,697

Participation rate

19.6 19.5 68.2 67.9

Employed

5,041 5,039 141,511 143,999

Employment-population ratio

17.3 17.4 64.2 64.5

Unemployed

681 611 8,816 7,698

Unemployment rate

11.9 10.8 5.9 5.1

Not in labor force

23,491 23,373 70,183 71,678

Men, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,545 2,389 75,687 76,138

Participation rate

33.6 32.2 81.7 81.5

Employed

2,220 2,074 70,856 72,084

Employment-population ratio

29.4 28.0 76.5 77.2

Unemployed

324 315 4,832 4,053

Unemployment rate

12.7 13.2 6.4 5.3

Not in labor force

5,019 5,021 16,962 17,242

Women, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,211 2,237 66,997 67,667

Participation rate

28.0 28.4 69.9 70.2

Employed

1,904 1,990 63,337 64,346

Employment-population ratio

24.2 25.3 66.1 66.7

Unemployed

306 247 3,660 3,321

Unemployment rate

13.9 11.0 5.5 4.9

Not in labor force

5,673 5,629 28,851 28,753

Both sexes, 65 years and over

Civilian labor force

967 1,024 7,643 7,892

Participation rate

7.0 7.4 23.9 23.5

Employed

916 975 7,318 7,569

Employment-population ratio

6.7 7.1 22.9 22.5

Unemployed

51 49 324 324

Unemployment rate

5.3 4.8 4.2 4.1

Not in labor force

12,800 12,723 24,370 25,684

NOTE: A person with a disability has at least one of the following conditions: is deaf or has serious difficulty hearing; is blind or has serious difficulty seeing even when wearing glasses; has serious difficulty concentrating, remembering, or making decisions because of a physical, mental, or emotional condition; has serious difficulty walking or climbing stairs; has difficulty dressing or bathing; or has difficulty doing errands alone such as visiting a doctor's office or shopping because of a physical, mental, or emotional condition. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: February 05, 2016
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