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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
Sept.
2011
Sept.
2012
Sept.
2011
Sept.
2012

TOTAL, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

27,355 28,776 212,716 214,996

Civilian labor force

5,770 6,060 148,252 149,015

Participation rate

21.1 21.1 69.7 69.3

Employed

4,843 5,241 135,659 138,093

Employment-population ratio

17.7 18.2 63.8 64.2

Unemployed

927 819 12,593 10,922

Unemployment rate

16.1 13.5 8.5 7.3

Not in labor force

21,585 22,717 64,464 65,981

Men, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,614 2,717 75,322 75,186

Participation rate

34.7 35.4 82.4 82.3

Employed

2,135 2,327 68,879 69,632

Employment-population ratio

28.3 30.3 75.3 76.3

Unemployed

479 389 6,443 5,554

Unemployment rate

18.3 14.3 8.6 7.4

Not in labor force

4,926 4,959 16,097 16,120

Women, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,251 2,330 66,608 66,965

Participation rate

30.6 29.7 71.0 70.7

Employed

1,897 1,973 60,855 61,997

Employment-population ratio

25.8 25.1 64.9 65.5

Unemployed

353 356 5,753 4,968

Unemployment rate

15.7 15.3 8.6 7.4

Not in labor force

5,113 5,523 27,202 27,695

Both sexes, 65 years and over

Civilian labor force

905 1,014 6,321 6,864

Participation rate

7.3 7.7 23.0 23.6

Employed

810 940 5,924 6,464

Employment-population ratio

6.5 7.1 21.6 22.3

Unemployed

95 74 397 400

Unemployment rate

10.5 7.3 6.3 5.8

Not in labor force

11,547 12,234 21,164 22,166

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: March 11, 2021