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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
Feb.
2014
Feb.
2015
Feb.
2014
Feb.
2015

TOTAL, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

28,970 29,316 218,116 220,584

Civilian labor force

5,537 5,806 149,490 150,407

Participation rate

19.1 19.8 68.5 68.2

Employed

4,746 5,153 139,388 141,965

Employment-population ratio

16.4 17.6 63.9 64.4

Unemployed

792 653 10,102 8,442

Unemployment rate

14.3 11.2 6.8 5.6

Not in labor force

23,433 23,510 68,626 70,177

Men, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,454 2,637 74,918 75,718

Participation rate

32.2 34.3 81.4 81.8

Employed

2,042 2,321 69,248 71,047

Employment-population ratio

26.8 30.1 75.3 76.8

Unemployed

412 316 5,670 4,671

Unemployment rate

16.8 12.0 7.6 6.2

Not in labor force

5,173 5,061 17,082 16,820

Women, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,097 2,201 67,167 66,993

Participation rate

26.8 28.0 70.5 69.9

Employed

1,762 1,925 63,048 63,564

Employment-population ratio

22.6 24.5 66.2 66.3

Unemployed

334 276 4,119 3,429

Unemployment rate

15.9 12.5 6.1 5.1

Not in labor force

5,719 5,647 28,074 28,886

Both sexes, 65 years and over

Civilian labor force

986 967 7,405 7,696

Participation rate

7.3 7.0 24.0 23.9

Employed

941 907 7,092 7,354

Employment-population ratio

7.0 6.6 23.0 22.9

Unemployed

45 60 313 342

Unemployment rate

4.6 6.2 4.2 4.4

Not in labor force

12,541 12,802 23,470 24,471

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: March 06, 2015
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