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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
QUARTERLY AVERAGES
E-11. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population by sex, age, and race
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status, sex, and age Total White Black or African
American
Asian
4th
2012
4th
2013
4th
2012
4th
2013
4th
2012
4th
2013
4th
2012
4th
2013

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

244,169 246,564 193,743 194,831 30,060 30,535 12,936 13,444

Civilian labor force

155,212 154,790 123,664 122,887 18,508 18,458 8,331 8,626

Participation rate

63.6 62.8 63.8 63.1 61.6 60.4 64.4 64.2

Employed

143,549 144,448 115,556 115,742 16,023 16,228 7,836 8,206

Unemployed

11,663 10,343 8,108 7,145 2,485 2,230 496 420

Unemployment rate

7.5 6.7 6.6 5.8 13.4 12.1 5.9 4.9

Not in labor force

88,957 91,774 70,079 71,945 11,553 12,076 4,605 4,818

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

117,808 119,010 94,559 95,131 13,585 13,827 6,081 6,305

Civilian labor force

82,405 82,215 66,904 66,449 8,616 8,659 4,409 4,583

Participation rate

69.9 69.1 70.8 69.8 63.4 62.6 72.5 72.7

Employed

76,109 76,511 62,393 62,391 7,388 7,555 4,170 4,333

Unemployed

6,296 5,704 4,512 4,057 1,228 1,104 239 250

Unemployment rate

7.6 6.9 6.7 6.1 14.3 12.8 5.4 5.5

Not in labor force

35,403 36,795 27,654 28,683 4,969 5,167 1,672 1,721

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

109,203 110,514 88,108 88,772 12,286 12,565 5,661 5,909

Civilian labor force

79,660 79,515 64,697 64,291 8,302 8,336 4,316 4,515

Participation rate

72.9 72.0 73.4 72.4 67.6 66.3 76.3 76.4

Employed

74,084 74,417 60,702 60,649 7,215 7,362 4,097 4,278

Unemployed

5,576 5,099 3,995 3,642 1,087 974 219 236

Unemployment rate

7.0 6.4 6.2 5.7 13.1 11.7 5.1 5.2

Not in labor force

29,543 30,999 23,411 24,481 3,984 4,229 1,344 1,394

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

126,361 127,554 99,184 99,700 16,476 16,708 6,855 7,139

Civilian labor force

72,807 72,576 56,760 56,438 9,892 9,799 3,923 4,043

Participation rate

57.6 56.9 57.2 56.6 60.0 58.6 57.2 56.6

Employed

67,440 67,937 53,164 53,351 8,635 8,673 3,666 3,873

Unemployed

5,367 4,639 3,596 3,088 1,257 1,126 257 170

Unemployment rate

7.4 6.4 6.3 5.5 12.7 11.5 6.5 4.2

Not in labor force

53,554 54,978 42,425 43,262 6,584 6,909 2,932 3,096

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

118,076 119,340 93,041 93,617 15,168 15,433 6,455 6,718

Civilian labor force

70,043 69,896 54,550 54,281 9,537 9,478 3,845 3,969

Participation rate

59.3 58.6 58.6 58.0 62.9 61.4 59.6 59.1

Employed

65,215 65,730 51,316 51,535 8,402 8,440 3,606 3,809

Unemployed

4,829 4,167 3,234 2,746 1,135 1,038 239 159

Unemployment rate

6.9 6.0 5.9 5.1 11.9 10.9 6.2 4.0

Not in labor force

48,033 49,444 38,491 39,337 5,631 5,955 2,611 2,750

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

16,889 16,710 12,594 12,442 2,607 2,536 820 817

Civilian labor force

5,509 5,379 4,417 4,315 669 644 170 143

Participation rate

32.6 32.2 35.1 34.7 25.7 25.4 20.8 17.5

Employed

4,250 4,301 3,538 3,558 406 426 132 119

Unemployed

1,259 1,077 878 757 262 219 38 24

Unemployment rate

22.8 20.0 19.9 17.5 39.2 33.9 22.4 16.9

Not in labor force

11,380 11,331 8,177 8,127 1,938 1,892 650 674

NOTE: Estimates for the above race groups (white, black or African American, and Asian) do not sum to totals because data are not presented for all races. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: November 09, 2021