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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
Aug.
2013
Aug.
2014
Aug.
2013
Aug.
2014

TOTAL, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

28,726 29,443 217,233 218,786

Civilian labor force

5,884 5,819 150,087 150,615

Participation rate

20.5 19.8 69.1 68.8

Employed

5,053 5,075 139,456 141,572

Employment-population ratio

17.6 17.2 64.2 64.7

Unemployed

831 744 10,631 9,043

Unemployment rate

14.1 12.8 7.1 6.0

Not in labor force

22,842 23,624 67,146 68,171

Men, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,584 2,660 75,997 76,348

Participation rate

33.8 33.8 82.8 83.0

Employed

2,170 2,270 70,492 71,955

Employment-population ratio

28.4 28.8 76.8 78.2

Unemployed

413 390 5,505 4,392

Unemployment rate

16.0 14.7 7.2 5.8

Not in labor force

5,067 5,220 15,782 15,615

Women, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,326 2,199 66,906 66,986

Participation rate

29.1 27.7 70.5 70.3

Employed

1,957 1,895 62,127 62,751

Employment-population ratio

24.5 23.8 65.4 65.8

Unemployed

368 304 4,779 4,235

Unemployment rate

15.8 13.8 7.1 6.3

Not in labor force

5,665 5,748 28,025 28,337

Both sexes, 65 years and over

Civilian labor force

975 960 7,183 7,281

Participation rate

7.4 7.1 23.5 23.1

Employed

926 910 6,837 6,865

Employment-population ratio

7.1 6.7 22.4 21.8

Unemployed

49 50 347 416

Unemployment rate

5.0 5.2 4.8 5.7

Not in labor force

12,110 12,656 23,339 24,219

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: September 05, 2014
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