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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
Dec.
2013
Dec.
2014
Dec.
2013
Dec.
2014

TOTAL, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

28,519 29,546 218,226 219,481

Civilian labor force

5,345 5,983 149,062 149,538

Participation rate

18.7 20.3 68.3 68.1

Employed

4,711 5,312 139,712 141,878

Employment-population ratio

16.5 18.0 64.0 64.6

Unemployed

634 671 9,350 7,660

Unemployment rate

11.9 11.2 6.3 5.1

Not in labor force

23,173 23,563 69,164 69,943

Men, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,276 2,681 75,198 75,476

Participation rate

30.6 34.6 81.7 81.8

Employed

1,960 2,356 70,170 71,263

Employment-population ratio

26.3 30.4 76.2 77.3

Unemployed

316 326 5,028 4,213

Unemployment rate

13.9 12.1 6.7 5.6

Not in labor force

5,166 5,076 16,898 16,740

Women, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,141 2,282 66,638 66,604

Participation rate

27.7 28.8 69.9 69.8

Employed

1,866 1,996 62,680 63,435

Employment-population ratio

24.1 25.2 65.8 66.5

Unemployed

275 287 3,958 3,169

Unemployment rate

12.9 12.6 5.9 4.8

Not in labor force

5,598 5,639 28,676 28,844

Both sexes, 65 years and over

Civilian labor force

928 1,019 7,226 7,458

Participation rate

7.0 7.4 23.4 23.4

Employed

885 960 6,862 7,180

Employment-population ratio

6.6 6.9 22.3 22.6

Unemployed

43 59 364 279

Unemployment rate

4.7 5.8 5.0 3.7

Not in labor force

12,410 12,848 23,590 24,359

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: January 09, 2015
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