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Table A-1. Employment status of the civilian population by sex and age:
Monthly, Seasonally Adjusted (population data is not adjusted for seasonal variation; not seasonally adjusted version used)

   
    Jan 1948    
 
 
    Apr 2022
Name Apr 2022 Mar 2022 Apr 2021 Units
Total
Civilian noninstitutional population
263,559 263,444 261,103 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
164,046 164,409 160,978 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
62.2 62.4 61.7 %
Employed
158,105 158,458 151,259 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
60.0 60.1 57.9 %
Unemployed
5,941 5,952 9,719 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.6 3.6 6.0 %
Not in Labor Force
99,513 99,035 100,125 Thous. of Persons
Persons who currently want a job
5,859 5,737 6,628 Thous. of Persons
Men, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
128,411 128,355 126,316 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
87,377 87,660 85,416 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
68.0 68.3 67.6 %
Employed
84,089 84,465 80,092 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
65.5 65.8 63.4 %
Unemployed
3,288 3,195 5,324 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.8 3.6 6.2 %
Not in Labor Force
41,034 40,695 40,900 Thous. of Persons
Men, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
119,780 119,726 118,003 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
84,295 84,426 82,384 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
70.4 70.5 69.8 %
Employed
81,334 81,554 77,423 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
67.9 68.1 65.6 %
Unemployed
2,961 2,872 4,961 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.5 3.4 6.0 %
Not in Labor Force
35,486 35,300 35,619 Thous. of Persons
Women, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
135,148 135,089 134,787 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
76,670 76,749 75,562 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
56.7 56.8 56.1 %
Employed
74,017 73,992 71,167 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
54.8 54.8 52.8 %
Unemployed
2,653 2,757 4,395 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.5 3.6 5.8 %
Not in Labor Force
58,479 58,340 59,225 Thous. of Persons
Women, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
126,749 126,691 126,648 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
73,514 73,695 72,486 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
58.0 58.2 57.2 %
Employed
71,170 71,244 68,436 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
56.2 56.2 54.0 %
Unemployed
2,344 2,451 4,050 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.2 3.3 5.6 %
Not in Labor Force
53,234 52,996 54,162 Thous. of Persons
Both Sexes, 16 to 19 years
Civilian noninstitutional population
17,030 17,027 16,451 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
6,237 6,288 6,107 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
36.6 36.9 37.1 %
Employed
5,601 5,660 5,399 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
32.9 33.2 32.8 %
Unemployed
636 629 708 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
10.2 10.0 11.6 %
Not in Labor Force
10,793 10,739 10,344 Thous. of Persons
   

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