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
Dec. to Jan.
2015
Nov. to Dec.
2015
Dec. to Jan.
2016
Dec. to Jan.
2015
Aug. to Sept.
2015
Sept. to Oct.
2015
Oct. to Nov.
2015
Nov. to Dec.
2015
Dec. to Jan.
2016

TOTAL

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

146,552 149,703 149,037 148,104 148,942 149,197 149,444 149,929 150,544

Employed to employed

140,320 143,956 142,755 141,383 142,836 142,858 142,953 143,335 143,800

Unemployed to employed

1,543 1,738 1,594 1,930 1,993 1,934 2,003 2,062 1,997

Not in labor force to employed

4,386 3,946 4,444 4,477 4,052 4,360 4,396 4,466 4,493

Other inflows to employed(2)

303 63 245 314 62 45 92 67 255

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

9,498 7,542 8,309 8,920 7,925 7,899 7,924 7,904 7,791

Employed to unemployed

2,261 1,761 2,105 1,693 1,743 1,673 1,756 1,780 1,626

Unemployed to unemployed

4,772 4,002 4,088 4,737 4,018 4,073 4,090 4,026 4,040

Not in labor force to unemployed

2,420 1,764 2,099 2,443 2,140 2,138 2,059 2,079 2,109

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

44 15 17 46 25 15 19 18 17

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

93,674 94,691 95,051 92,699 94,458 94,446 94,380 94,103 94,062

Employed to not in labor force

4,585 4,025 4,818 4,337 4,440 4,377 4,463 4,304 4,479

Unemployed to not in labor force

2,014 1,832 1,859 2,035 2,006 1,916 1,805 1,834 1,865

Not in labor force to not in labor force

86,506 88,501 87,952 85,771 87,648 87,759 87,795 87,639 87,305

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

569 333 422 556 364 393 317 326 412

MEN

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

77,477 79,158 78,792 78,833 79,148 79,225 79,182 79,546 80,104

Employed to employed

74,481 76,348 75,613 75,498 76,234 76,184 76,208 76,334 76,649

Unemployed to employed

887 984 993 1,094 1,065 1,113 1,044 1,161 1,191

Not in labor force to employed

1,979 1,789 2,046 2,104 1,809 1,919 1,897 2,010 2,116

Other inflows to employed(2)

130 37 141 137 40 9 34 41 148

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

5,374 4,280 4,569 4,855 4,282 4,279 4,321 4,330 4,134

Employed to unemployed

1,383 1,007 1,259 962 985 969 1,018 958 900

Unemployed to unemployed

2,765 2,249 2,322 2,658 2,241 2,230 2,250 2,262 2,216

Not in labor force to unemployed

1,207 1,020 980 1,217 1,038 1,070 1,036 1,104 1,011

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

18 5 8 19 18 11 16 5 7

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

37,708 38,233 38,566 36,870 37,935 37,969 38,074 37,795 37,688

Employed to not in labor force

2,173 1,774 2,272 1,963 1,978 1,971 1,985 1,875 1,983

Unemployed to not in labor force

1,095 881 964 1,049 969 937 985 896 922

Not in labor force to not in labor force

34,224 35,418 35,114 33,649 34,823 34,849 34,943 34,867 34,576

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

216 161 215 209 165 212 161 157 208

WOMEN

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

69,075 70,544 70,246 69,271 69,794 69,971 70,262 70,383 70,440

Employed to employed

65,838 67,609 67,142 65,885 66,602 66,674 66,745 67,001 67,150

Unemployed to employed

656 753 601 836 928 820 959 901 805

Not in labor force to employed

2,407 2,157 2,398 2,372 2,242 2,441 2,499 2,455 2,378

Other inflows to employed(2)

173 25 104 177 22 36 58 26 107

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

4,124 3,262 3,741 4,065 3,643 3,620 3,603 3,574 3,657

Employed to unemployed

878 754 847 732 758 704 738 822 726

Unemployed to unemployed

2,007 1,753 1,766 2,079 1,776 1,843 1,840 1,764 1,824

Not in labor force to unemployed

1,214 744 1,119 1,227 1,101 1,068 1,023 975 1,098

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

26 11 9 27 7 4 3 13 9

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

55,966 56,458 56,485 55,829 56,523 56,476 56,305 56,308 56,374

Employed to not in labor force

2,412 2,251 2,545 2,374 2,462 2,406 2,478 2,429 2,497

Unemployed to not in labor force

920 951 894 985 1,037 979 820 937 944

Not in labor force to not in labor force

52,282 53,084 52,838 52,122 52,825 52,911 52,852 52,772 52,729

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

353 173 207 347 199 181 156 170 204

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: February 05, 2016

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