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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
Dec.
2020
Dec.
2021
Dec.
2020
Dec.
2021

TOTAL, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

29,887 32,420 231,342 229,716

Civilian labor force

5,979 7,244 154,038 154,452

Participation rate

20.0 22.3 66.6 67.2

Employed

5,320 6,671 144,293 149,061

Employment-population ratio

17.8 20.6 62.4 64.9

Unemployed

659 573 9,745 5,391

Unemployment rate

11.0 7.9 6.3 3.5

Not in labor force

23,908 25,177 77,305 75,264

Men, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,603 3,050 76,174 76,205

Participation rate

34.4 37.9 81.2 81.8

Employed

2,304 2,777 71,108 73,340

Employment-population ratio

30.5 34.5 75.8 78.8

Unemployed

299 273 5,067 2,865

Unemployment rate

11.5 9.0 6.7 3.8

Not in labor force

4,962 4,989 17,676 16,899

Women, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,348 2,929 68,288 68,453

Participation rate

31.9 35.6 70.4 71.5

Employed

2,079 2,696 64,145 66,151

Employment-population ratio

28.3 32.7 66.1 69.1

Unemployed

269 233 4,143 2,302

Unemployment rate

11.4 8.0 6.1 3.4

Not in labor force

5,009 5,310 28,717 27,283

Both sexes, 65 years and over

Civilian labor force

1,028 1,264 9,575 9,794

Participation rate

6.9 7.8 23.7 24.0

Employed

937 1,198 9,041 9,571

Employment-population ratio

6.3 7.4 22.3 23.4

Unemployed

92 66 535 223

Unemployment rate

8.9 5.2 5.6 2.3

Not in labor force

13,938 14,878 30,911 31,082

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.

Last Modified Date: February 14, 2022