Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey

Labor force status flows by sex
[Numbers in thousands]
Labor force flows Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted
Feb. to Mar.
2014
Jan. to Feb.
2015
Feb. to Mar.
2015
Feb. to Mar.
2014
Oct. to Nov.
2014
Nov. to Dec.
2014
Dec. to Jan.
2015
Jan. to Feb.
2015
Feb. to Mar.
2015

TOTAL

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

145,090 147,118 147,635 145,796 147,331 147,442 148,201 148,297 148,331

Employed to employed

138,883 140,737 141,508 139,343 141,194 141,140 141,422 141,816 142,012

Unemployed to employed

2,316 1,965 2,044 2,284 2,012 2,160 1,911 1,992 2,025

Not in labor force to employed

3,820 4,374 4,006 4,091 4,007 4,047 4,542 4,435 4,221

Other inflows to employed(2)

72 42 78 78 118 94 326 54 73

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

10,537 9,095 8,682 10,384 9,071 8,688 8,979 8,705 8,575

Employed to unemployed

1,691 1,714 1,602 1,911 1,967 1,756 1,708 1,846 1,830

Unemployed to unemployed

6,226 5,220 4,798 5,794 4,773 4,712 4,757 4,672 4,453

Not in labor force to unemployed

2,610 2,148 2,278 2,668 2,320 2,215 2,494 2,184 2,288

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

10 13 4 11 11 6 20 3 4

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

91,630 93,686 93,762 91,077 92,442 92,898 92,544 92,898 93,175

Employed to not in labor force

3,536 4,076 3,984 4,022 4,075 4,411 4,287 4,515 4,430

Unemployed to not in labor force

2,350 2,311 2,251 2,307 2,196 2,198 2,018 2,313 2,226

Not in labor force to not in labor force

85,435 86,957 87,207 84,446 85,893 85,986 85,668 85,730 86,194

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

309 342 320 302 278 303 571 340 324

MEN

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

76,718 77,824 78,275 77,474 78,084 78,400 78,869 79,006 79,014

Employed to employed

73,267 74,638 75,133 74,052 75,169 75,186 75,512 75,809 75,943

Unemployed to employed

1,531 1,213 1,292 1,387 1,052 1,248 1,093 1,196 1,155

Not in labor force to employed

1,879 1,948 1,821 1,991 1,798 1,903 2,122 1,968 1,886

Other inflows to employed(2)

40 24 29 44 66 63 142 33 30

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

5,868 5,216 4,954 5,531 4,877 4,810 4,903 4,766 4,680

Employed to unemployed

1,030 1,077 891 1,108 1,204 1,030 963 1,096 1,003

Unemployed to unemployed

3,530 3,018 2,846 3,161 2,544 2,602 2,674 2,559 2,540

Not in labor force to unemployed

1,302 1,112 1,214 1,256 1,125 1,175 1,256 1,110 1,136

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

6 9 2 6 4 4 9 2 2

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

36,809 37,607 37,509 36,389 37,247 37,091 36,787 36,875 37,044

Employed to not in labor force

1,376 1,747 1,786 1,677 1,899 1,855 1,910 1,950 2,046

Unemployed to not in labor force

1,205 1,142 1,077 1,165 1,068 1,026 1,042 1,147 1,071

Not in labor force to not in labor force

34,079 34,556 34,480 33,403 34,147 34,077 33,620 33,618 33,761

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

149 162 166 144 133 133 214 161 166

WOMEN

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

68,373 69,294 69,360 68,322 69,247 69,042 69,332 69,291 69,317

Employed to employed

65,615 66,099 66,375 65,291 66,025 65,955 65,910 66,007 66,069

Unemployed to employed

785 752 752 896 960 912 818 796 870

Not in labor force to employed

1,941 2,426 2,185 2,101 2,209 2,144 2,420 2,467 2,335

Other inflows to employed(2)

32 18 48 34 52 31 184 21 43

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

4,669 3,879 3,729 4,853 4,195 3,878 4,076 3,939 3,894

Employed to unemployed

661 636 712 803 763 726 745 750 827

Unemployed to unemployed

2,696 2,202 1,952 2,634 2,229 2,109 2,083 2,113 1,913

Not in labor force to unemployed

1,308 1,037 1,064 1,412 1,195 1,040 1,237 1,074 1,152

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

4 3 2 4 7 2 11 1 2

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

54,822 56,079 56,253 54,688 55,195 55,807 55,756 56,023 56,131

Employed to not in labor force

2,160 2,329 2,198 2,345 2,175 2,556 2,376 2,565 2,385

Unemployed to not in labor force

1,145 1,169 1,175 1,142 1,129 1,172 976 1,166 1,155

Not in labor force to not in labor force

51,357 52,401 52,728 51,044 51,746 51,909 52,048 52,113 52,434

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

160 180 153 157 145 170 356 179 158

Footnotes
(1) Total shown for measure in the second month.
(2) Includes persons just turning 16 and adjustments to estimated population totals.

NOTE: Data may not sum to totals due to rounding.
SOURCE: Research series from the Current Population Survey, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Last Modified Date: April 03, 2015

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