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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    
 
 
    Jun 2017
Name Jun 2017 May 2017 Jun 2016 Units
Total
Civilian noninstitutional population
254,957 254,767 253,397 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
160,145 159,784 158,889 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
62.8 62.7 62.7 %
Employed
153,168 152,923 151,090 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
60.1 60.0 59.6 %
Unemployed
6,977 6,861 7,799 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
4.4 4.3 4.9 %
Not in Labor Force
94,813 94,983 94,508 Thous. of Persons
Persons who currently want a job
5,431 5,561 5,706 Thous. of Persons
Men, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
123,215 123,120 122,427 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
84,992 84,896 84,773 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
69 69 69.2 %
Employed
81,290 81,290 80,575 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
66 66 65.8 %
Unemployed
3,702 3,606 4,198 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
4.4 4.2 5.0 %
Not in Labor Force
38,223 38,224 37,654 Thous. of Persons
Men, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
114,721 114,627 113,951 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
81,975 81,942 81,782 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
71.5 71.5 71.8 %
Employed
78,707 78,801 78,098 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
68.6 68.7 68.5 %
Unemployed
3,268 3,141 3,684 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
4.0 3.8 4.5 %
Not in Labor Force
32,746 32,685 32,169 Thous. of Persons
Women, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
131,742 131,647 130,969 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
75,153 74,887 74,116 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
57 56.9 56.6 %
Employed
71,878 71,633 70,515 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
54.6 54.4 53.8 %
Unemployed
3,274 3,255 3,601 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
4.4 4.3 4.9 %
Not in Labor Force
56,590 56,759 56,853 Thous. of Persons
Women, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
123,480 123,386 122,728 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
72,149 71,988 71,310 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
58.4 58.3 58.1 %
Employed
69,241 69,105 68,116 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
56.1 56 55.5 %
Unemployed
2,907 2,883 3,194 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
4.0 4.0 4.5 %
Not in Labor Force
51,332 51,398 51,418 Thous. of Persons
Both Sexes, 16 to 19 years
Civilian noninstitutional population
16,756 16,754 16,718 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
6,021 5,854 5,798 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
35.9 34.9 34.7 %
Employed
5,220 5,017 4,877 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
31.2 29.9 29.2 %
Unemployed
801 837 921 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
13.3 14.3 15.9 %
Not in Labor Force
10,735 10,901 10,920 Thous. of Persons
   

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