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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
QUARTERLY AVERAGES
E-1. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population by sex and age, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status,
sex, and age
2019 2020 2021 2022
2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

258,864 259,431 260,015 259,629 260,049 260,558 261,080 260,924 261,217 261,615 262,024 263,324 263,691

Civilian labor force

162,825 163,753 164,468 163,942 158,105 160,292 160,681 160,391 160,964 161,451 162,010 164,029 164,148

Participation rate

62.9 63.1 63.3 63.1 60.8 61.5 61.5 61.5 61.6 61.7 61.8 62.3 62.3

Employed

156,912 157,839 158,544 157,706 137,574 146,157 149,788 150,437 151,474 153,226 155,178 157,784 158,214

Employment-population ratio

60.6 60.8 61.0 60.7 52.9 56.1 57.4 57.7 58.0 58.6 59.2 59.9 60.0

Unemployed

5,913 5,914 5,924 6,236 20,531 14,135 10,894 9,954 9,491 8,225 6,832 6,245 5,934

Unemployment rate

3.6 3.6 3.6 3.8 13.0 8.8 6.8 6.2 5.9 5.1 4.2 3.8 3.6

Not in labor force

96,039 95,678 95,548 95,687 101,944 100,266 100,399 100,533 100,253 100,165 100,014 99,295 99,542

Persons who currently want a job

5,125 5,021 4,822 5,132 9,006 7,326 7,027 6,900 6,545 6,049 5,822 5,599 5,732

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

125,199 125,481 125,771 125,576 125,783 126,035 126,294 126,227 126,373 126,572 126,776 128,296 128,476

Civilian labor force

86,457 86,792 87,002 86,714 83,884 84,970 85,285 85,108 85,389 85,654 85,870 87,434 87,319

Participation rate

69.1 69.2 69.2 69.1 66.7 67.4 67.5 67.4 67.6 67.7 67.7 68.2 68.0

Employed

83,260 83,601 83,848 83,398 73,795 77,701 79,391 79,738 80,188 81,128 82,258 84,077 84,123

Employment-population ratio

66.5 66.6 66.7 66.4 58.7 61.7 62.9 63.2 63.5 64.1 64.9 65.5 65.5

Unemployed

3,197 3,191 3,154 3,316 10,089 7,270 5,894 5,370 5,200 4,526 3,611 3,357 3,196

Unemployment rate

3.7 3.7 3.6 3.8 12.0 8.6 6.9 6.3 6.1 5.3 4.2 3.8 3.7

Not in labor force

38,742 38,689 38,768 38,862 41,899 41,065 41,009 41,119 40,984 40,918 40,907 40,862 41,157

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

116,753 117,040 117,328 117,182 117,411 117,672 117,933 117,905 118,062 118,264 118,464 119,669 119,837

Civilian labor force

83,576 83,801 83,988 83,714 81,180 82,157 82,320 82,118 82,393 82,689 82,871 84,279 84,195

Participation rate

71.6 71.6 71.6 71.4 69.1 69.8 69.8 69.6 69.8 69.9 70.0 70.4 70.3

Employed

80,783 81,014 81,239 80,788 71,811 75,418 76,883 77,217 77,526 78,522 79,597 81,265 81,333

Employment-population ratio

69.2 69.2 69.2 68.9 61.2 64.1 65.2 65.5 65.7 66.4 67.2 67.9 67.9

Unemployed

2,793 2,787 2,749 2,926 9,369 6,739 5,437 4,901 4,868 4,167 3,274 3,015 2,862

Unemployment rate

3.3 3.3 3.3 3.5 11.5 8.2 6.6 6.0 5.9 5.0 4.0 3.6 3.4

Not in labor force

33,178 33,239 33,341 33,468 36,231 35,515 35,613 35,787 35,669 35,575 35,593 35,390 35,642

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

133,665 133,951 134,245 134,053 134,266 134,522 134,786 134,697 134,844 135,043 135,248 135,028 135,215

Civilian labor force

76,368 76,961 77,465 77,228 74,221 75,321 75,396 75,283 75,575 75,796 76,140 76,595 76,830

Participation rate

57.1 57.5 57.7 57.6 55.3 56.0 55.9 55.9 56.0 56.1 56.3 56.7 56.8

Employed

73,652 74,238 74,696 74,307 63,779 68,456 70,397 70,698 71,285 72,098 72,919 73,708 74,091

Employment-population ratio

55.1 55.4 55.6 55.4 47.5 50.9 52.2 52.5 52.9 53.4 53.9 54.6 54.8

Unemployed

2,716 2,723 2,770 2,921 10,442 6,865 4,999 4,585 4,290 3,699 3,221 2,888 2,738

Unemployment rate

3.6 3.5 3.6 3.8 14.1 9.1 6.6 6.1 5.7 4.9 4.2 3.8 3.6

Not in labor force

57,298 56,989 56,780 56,826 60,045 59,201 59,390 59,414 59,269 59,247 59,107 58,433 58,385

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

125,420 125,705 125,995 125,842 126,073 126,336 126,602 126,549 126,708 126,908 127,110 126,631 126,807

Civilian labor force

73,472 74,023 74,509 74,206 71,600 72,467 72,419 72,326 72,580 72,813 73,173 73,545 73,722

Participation rate

58.6 58.9 59.1 59.0 56.8 57.4 57.2 57.2 57.3 57.4 57.6 58.1 58.1

Employed

71,089 71,639 72,067 71,648 61,949 66,052 67,825 68,089 68,606 69,417 70,281 70,959 71,304

Employment-population ratio

56.7 57.0 57.2 56.9 49.1 52.3 53.6 53.8 54.1 54.7 55.3 56.0 56.2

Unemployed

2,383 2,383 2,441 2,558 9,651 6,416 4,594 4,237 3,975 3,396 2,892 2,586 2,418

Unemployment rate

3.2 3.2 3.3 3.4 13.5 8.9 6.3 5.9 5.5 4.7 4.0 3.5 3.3

Not in labor force

51,948 51,682 51,487 51,636 54,473 53,868 54,183 54,223 54,127 54,095 53,937 53,086 53,085

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

16,691 16,687 16,691 16,606 16,566 16,550 16,545 16,470 16,447 16,443 16,450 17,024 17,047

Civilian labor force

5,777 5,929 5,971 6,022 5,325 5,667 5,942 5,948 5,991 5,948 5,966 6,205 6,232

Participation rate

34.6 35.5 35.8 36.3 32.1 34.2 35.9 36.1 36.4 36.2 36.3 36.4 36.6

Employed

5,040 5,186 5,238 5,270 3,814 4,688 5,080 5,131 5,342 5,286 5,300 5,561 5,577

Employment-population ratio

30.2 31.1 31.4 31.7 23.0 28.3 30.7 31.2 32.5 32.1 32.2 32.7 32.7

Unemployed

737 744 733 752 1,512 979 862 817 649 662 667 644 655

Unemployment rate

12.8 12.5 12.3 12.5 28.4 17.3 14.5 13.7 10.8 11.1 11.2 10.4 10.5

Not in labor force

10,914 10,757 10,720 10,584 11,241 10,883 10,602 10,523 10,456 10,495 10,484 10,819 10,815

Footnotes
(1) The population figures are not adjusted for seasonal variation.

Note: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: July 08, 2022