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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
Apr.
2014
Apr.
2015
Apr.
2014
Apr.
2015

TOTAL, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

28,915 29,608 218,524 220,658

Civilian labor force

5,528 5,704 149,317 150,850

Participation rate

19.1 19.3 68.3 68.4

Employed

4,838 5,136 140,929 143,451

Employment-population ratio

16.7 17.3 64.5 65.0

Unemployed

690 568 8,389 7,399

Unemployment rate

12.5 10.0 5.6 4.9

Not in labor force

23,388 23,904 69,207 69,807

Men, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,488 2,504 74,982 75,994

Participation rate

32.5 32.5 81.5 82.1

Employed

2,128 2,221 70,562 72,124

Employment-population ratio

27.8 28.8 76.7 77.9

Unemployed

359 282 4,421 3,870

Unemployment rate

14.4 11.3 5.9 5.1

Not in labor force

5,172 5,199 17,038 16,576

Women, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,057 2,240 66,893 67,015

Participation rate

26.4 27.9 70.2 70.0

Employed

1,782 2,026 63,250 63,745

Employment-population ratio

22.8 25.2 66.4 66.6

Unemployed

275 214 3,643 3,270

Unemployment rate

13.4 9.6 5.4 4.9

Not in labor force

5,745 5,801 28,425 28,721

Both sexes, 65 years and over

Civilian labor force

983 960 7,442 7,841

Participation rate

7.3 6.9 23.9 24.2

Employed

927 889 7,117 7,582

Employment-population ratio

6.9 6.4 22.8 23.4

Unemployed

56 71 325 259

Unemployment rate

5.7 7.4 4.4 3.3

Not in labor force

12,470 12,905 23,743 24,510

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: May 08, 2015
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