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Civilian noninstitutional population
Civilian labor force
Not in labor force
NOTE: Veterans served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces and were not on active duty at the time of the survey. Nonveterans never served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces. Veterans could have served anywhere in the world during these periods of service: Gulf War era II (September 2001–present), Gulf War era I (August 1990–August 2001), Vietnam era (August 1964–April 1975), Korean War (July 1950–January 1955), World War II (December 1941–December 1946), and other service periods (all other time periods). Veterans who served in more than one wartime period are classified only in the most recent one. Veterans who served during one of the selected wartime periods and another period are classified only in the wartime period. Population controls for veterans, which are derived from a Department of Veterans Affairs' population model, were updated in January 2013, November 2017, and January 2020. Beginning with data for January 2014, estimates for veterans incorporate updated weighting procedures. Learn more about veterans statistics.
SOURCE: Current Population Survey
Last Modified Date: February 19, 2020