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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-3. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population by sex and age, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status,
sex, and age
2022 2023
June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

263,835 264,012 264,184 264,356 264,535 264,708 264,844 265,962 266,112 266,272 266,443 266,618 266,801

Civilian labor force

164,002 163,990 164,714 164,619 164,646 164,527 164,966 165,832 166,251 166,731 166,688 166,818 166,951

Participation rate

62.2 62.1 62.3 62.3 62.2 62.2 62.3 62.4 62.5 62.6 62.6 62.6 62.6

Employed

158,057 158,272 158,694 158,850 158,593 158,527 159,244 160,138 160,315 160,892 161,031 160,721 160,994

Employment-population ratio

59.9 59.9 60.1 60.1 60.0 59.9 60.1 60.2 60.2 60.4 60.4 60.3 60.3

Unemployed

5,945 5,718 6,021 5,770 6,053 6,000 5,722 5,694 5,936 5,839 5,657 6,097 5,957

Unemployment rate

3.6 3.5 3.7 3.5 3.7 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.7 3.6

Not in labor force

99,833 100,021 99,469 99,736 99,890 100,181 99,878 100,130 99,861 99,541 99,755 99,800 99,850

Persons who currently want a job

5,653 5,887 5,534 5,813 5,681 5,528 5,176 5,314 5,103 4,925 5,271 5,477 5,389


Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

128,547 128,636 128,722 128,807 128,897 128,983 129,050 129,998 130,072 130,150 130,234 130,319 130,408

Civilian labor force

87,199 86,984 87,366 87,659 87,772 87,793 87,864 88,334 88,474 88,999 88,686 88,704 88,836

Participation rate

67.8 67.6 67.9 68.1 68.1 68.1 68.1 67.9 68.0 68.4 68.1 68.1 68.1

Employed

84,026 83,912 84,081 84,532 84,559 84,557 84,880 85,186 85,266 85,776 85,611 85,410 85,547

Employment-population ratio

65.4 65.2 65.3 65.6 65.6 65.6 65.8 65.5 65.6 65.9 65.7 65.5 65.6

Unemployed

3,173 3,072 3,284 3,127 3,212 3,236 2,984 3,147 3,208 3,223 3,075 3,294 3,289

Unemployment rate

3.6 3.5 3.8 3.6 3.7 3.7 3.4 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.7 3.7

Not in labor force

41,348 41,652 41,356 41,148 41,126 41,189 41,186 41,665 41,597 41,151 41,548 41,616 41,572


Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

119,899 119,977 120,058 120,140 120,225 120,301 120,360 121,283 121,346 121,415 121,488 121,565 121,646

Civilian labor force

84,029 83,905 84,192 84,602 84,606 84,525 84,694 85,084 85,210 85,696 85,439 85,487 85,774

Participation rate

70.1 69.9 70.1 70.4 70.4 70.3 70.4 70.2 70.2 70.6 70.3 70.3 70.5

Employed

81,210 81,185 81,263 81,816 81,776 81,698 82,033 82,324 82,407 82,816 82,661 82,526 82,868

Employment-population ratio

67.7 67.7 67.7 68.1 68.0 67.9 68.2 67.9 67.9 68.2 68.0 67.9 68.1

Unemployed

2,818 2,720 2,929 2,786 2,829 2,827 2,661 2,760 2,803 2,880 2,778 2,961 2,906

Unemployment rate

3.4 3.2 3.5 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.3 3.5 3.4

Not in labor force

35,870 36,072 35,867 35,537 35,619 35,776 35,666 36,199 36,136 35,718 36,049 36,078 35,871


Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

135,287 135,376 135,462 135,548 135,638 135,725 135,795 135,963 136,040 136,122 136,209 136,299 136,393

Civilian labor force

76,803 77,006 77,349 76,960 76,874 76,734 77,102 77,498 77,777 77,732 78,002 78,114 78,115

Participation rate

56.8 56.9 57.1 56.8 56.7 56.5 56.8 57.0 57.2 57.1 57.3 57.3 57.3

Employed

74,031 74,360 74,613 74,318 74,033 73,970 74,364 74,952 75,049 75,115 75,420 75,311 75,448

Employment-population ratio

54.7 54.9 55.1 54.8 54.6 54.5 54.8 55.1 55.2 55.2 55.4 55.3 55.3

Unemployed

2,772 2,646 2,736 2,642 2,841 2,764 2,738 2,546 2,728 2,617 2,582 2,803 2,668

Unemployment rate

3.6 3.4 3.5 3.4 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.3 3.5 3.4 3.3 3.6 3.4

Not in labor force

58,484 58,370 58,113 58,588 58,764 58,991 58,692 58,465 58,264 58,390 58,207 58,185 58,277


Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

126,872 126,951 127,034 127,117 127,204 127,283 127,345 127,546 127,613 127,684 127,761 127,845 127,932

Civilian labor force

73,721 73,956 74,098 73,729 73,752 73,532 73,930 74,379 74,606 74,612 74,868 75,005 74,927

Participation rate

58.1 58.3 58.3 58.0 58.0 57.8 58.1 58.3 58.5 58.4 58.6 58.7 58.6

Employed

71,280 71,659 71,676 71,457 71,218 71,088 71,531 72,104 72,189 72,284 72,575 72,518 72,567

Employment-population ratio

56.2 56.4 56.4 56.2 56.0 55.9 56.2 56.5 56.6 56.6 56.8 56.7 56.7

Unemployed

2,441 2,297 2,422 2,272 2,534 2,444 2,398 2,275 2,417 2,328 2,293 2,486 2,360

Unemployment rate

3.3 3.1 3.3 3.1 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.1 3.2 3.1 3.1 3.3 3.1

Not in labor force

53,151 52,995 52,936 53,388 53,452 53,750 53,416 53,167 53,007 53,072 52,893 52,840 53,005


Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

17,064 17,084 17,091 17,099 17,107 17,124 17,139 17,133 17,153 17,173 17,194 17,208 17,223

Civilian labor force

6,252 6,129 6,424 6,288 6,288 6,469 6,343 6,368 6,435 6,423 6,382 6,326 6,250

Participation rate

36.6 35.9 37.6 36.8 36.8 37.8 37.0 37.2 37.5 37.4 37.1 36.8 36.3

Employed

5,566 5,428 5,754 5,576 5,598 5,740 5,680 5,710 5,719 5,792 5,796 5,676 5,559

Employment-population ratio

32.6 31.8 33.7 32.6 32.7 33.5 33.1 33.3 33.3 33.7 33.7 33.0 32.3

Unemployed

686 701 670 712 690 729 662 658 716 631 586 650 691

Unemployment rate

11.0 11.4 10.4 11.3 11.0 11.3 10.4 10.3 11.1 9.8 9.2 10.3 11.0

Not in labor force

10,813 10,955 10,667 10,811 10,819 10,655 10,796 10,765 10,718 10,750 10,813 10,882 10,973

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: May 21, 2024