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

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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
Oct.
2013
Oct.
2014
Oct.
2013
Oct.
2014

TOTAL, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

28,557 29,742 217,824 218,914

Civilian labor force

5,722 5,942 149,195 150,674

Participation rate

20.0 20.0 68.5 68.8

Employed

4,988 5,269 139,156 142,667

Employment-population ratio

17.5 17.7 63.9 65.2

Unemployed

734 673 10,039 8,007

Unemployment rate

12.8 11.3 6.7 5.3

Not in labor force

22,835 23,800 68,628 68,240

Men, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,479 2,544 75,317 75,855

Participation rate

33.0 32.5 81.9 82.4

Employed

2,115 2,222 70,044 71,975

Employment-population ratio

28.2 28.4 76.2 78.2

Unemployed

364 322 5,273 3,880

Unemployment rate

14.7 12.7 7.0 5.1

Not in labor force

5,031 5,293 16,660 16,240

Women, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,355 2,411 66,671 67,319

Participation rate

29.7 29.4 70.1 70.8

Employed

2,040 2,128 62,257 63,491

Employment-population ratio

25.7 25.9 65.5 66.7

Unemployed

315 284 4,414 3,829

Unemployment rate

13.4 11.8 6.6 5.7

Not in labor force

5,580 5,788 28,402 27,807

Both sexes, 65 years and over

Civilian labor force

889 986 7,208 7,500

Participation rate

6.8 7.2 23.4 23.7

Employed

834 919 6,855 7,201

Employment-population ratio

6.4 6.7 22.3 22.7

Unemployed

55 67 352 298

Unemployment rate

6.2 6.8 4.9 4.0

Not in labor force

12,224 12,719 23,566 24,193

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: November 07, 2014
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