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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
May to June
2022
Apr. to May
2023
May to June
2023
May to June
2022
Jan. to Feb.
2023
Feb. to Mar.
2023
Mar. to Apr.
2023
Apr. to May
2023
May to June
2023

TOTAL

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

158,678 161,002 161,559 158,057 160,315 160,892 161,031 160,721 160,994

Employed to employed

151,340 155,425 154,231 151,638 153,634 154,409 154,550 154,673 154,531

Unemployed to employed

1,724 1,283 1,605 1,749 1,640 1,666 1,640 1,460 1,625

Not in labor force to employed

5,516 4,192 5,647 4,586 4,994 4,716 4,766 4,483 4,771

Other inflows to employed(2)

98 102 76 84 48 100 76 105 68

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

6,334 5,700 6,351 5,945 5,936 5,839 5,657 6,097 5,957

Employed to unemployed

1,748 1,448 1,684 1,487 1,419 1,385 1,433 1,686 1,450

Unemployed to unemployed

2,444 2,592 2,569 2,724 2,815 2,902 2,873 2,783 2,842

Not in labor force to unemployed

2,128 1,657 2,079 1,723 1,701 1,548 1,350 1,625 1,651

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

14 2 19 11 1 4 2 3 14

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

98,822 99,916 98,891 99,833 99,861 99,541 99,755 99,800 99,850

Employed to not in labor force

5,454 4,176 5,045 5,095 5,055 4,495 4,883 4,645 4,685

Unemployed to not in labor force

1,377 1,269 1,524 1,503 1,237 1,366 1,325 1,412 1,628

Not in labor force to not in labor force

91,652 94,166 91,972 92,860 93,226 93,389 93,218 93,440 93,152

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

340 306 350 375 343 291 329 303 385

MEN

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

84,690 85,626 86,140 84,026 85,266 85,776 85,611 85,410 85,547

Employed to employed

80,923 82,920 82,658 80,800 82,032 82,611 82,628 82,575 82,546

Unemployed to employed

966 674 834 972 921 869 910 719 843

Not in labor force to employed

2,752 1,986 2,602 2,211 2,300 2,255 2,047 2,067 2,116

Other inflows to employed(2)

49 47 47 43 14 40 27 49 42

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

3,234 3,075 3,363 3,173 3,208 3,223 3,075 3,294 3,289

Employed to unemployed

892 754 840 884 724 731 738 924 822

Unemployed to unemployed

1,266 1,499 1,441 1,436 1,614 1,638 1,690 1,573 1,612

Not in labor force to unemployed

1,062 821 1,063 842 869 853 647 795 841

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

14 1 19 11 0 1 1 1 14

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

40,624 41,618 40,905 41,348 41,597 41,151 41,548 41,616 41,572

Employed to not in labor force

2,507 1,845 2,104 2,376 2,411 1,909 2,396 2,097 2,014

Unemployed to not in labor force

699 729 799 753 611 700 622 781 838

Not in labor force to not in labor force

37,225 38,892 37,849 38,006 38,394 38,389 38,358 38,587 38,553

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

192 152 152 213 181 154 172 151 167

WOMEN

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

73,988 75,376 75,419 74,031 75,049 75,115 75,420 75,311 75,448

Employed to employed

70,418 72,505 71,573 70,838 71,602 71,798 71,922 72,098 71,985

Unemployed to employed

758 609 771 776 719 797 730 741 782

Not in labor force to employed

2,764 2,207 3,045 2,375 2,694 2,461 2,719 2,416 2,655

Other inflows to employed(2)

49 55 30 41 34 60 49 56 26

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

3,101 2,625 2,987 2,772 2,728 2,617 2,582 2,803 2,668

Employed to unemployed

855 694 844 603 694 654 695 762 628

Unemployed to unemployed

1,179 1,094 1,128 1,288 1,201 1,264 1,183 1,210 1,230

Not in labor force to unemployed

1,066 836 1,016 880 832 695 703 830 810

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

0 1 0 0 1 3 1 1 0

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

58,198 58,298 57,986 58,484 58,264 58,390 58,207 58,185 58,277

Employed to not in labor force

2,946 2,331 2,941 2,718 2,644 2,586 2,488 2,549 2,671

Unemployed to not in labor force

677 539 725 750 626 666 703 630 790

Not in labor force to not in labor force

54,426 55,274 54,123 54,853 54,832 55,000 54,860 54,853 54,599

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

148 154 198 162 162 138 157 153 218

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: May 21, 2024