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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 2020
Name Apr 2020 Mar 2020 Apr 2019 Units
Total
Civilian noninstitutional population
259,896 259,758 258,693 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
156,481 162,913 162,546 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
60.2 62.7 62.8 %
Employed
133,403 155,772 156,696 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
51.3 60.0 60.6 %
Unemployed
23,078 7,140 5,850 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
14.7 4.4 3.6 %
Not in Labor Force
103,415 96,845 96,147 Thous. of Persons
Persons who currently want a job
9,916 5,509 5,105 Thous. of Persons
Men, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
125,707 125,639 125,114 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
83,139 86,123 86,233 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
66.1 68.5 68.9 %
Employed
71,916 82,357 82,999 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
57.2 65.6 66.3 %
Unemployed
11,223 3,765 3,234 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
13.5 4.4 3.8 %
Not in Labor Force
42,569 39,516 38,881 Thous. of Persons
Men, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
117,330 117,254 116,665 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
80,461 83,176 83,421 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
68.6 70.9 71.5 %
Employed
69,977 79,832 80,609 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
59.6 68.1 69.1 %
Unemployed
10,483 3,344 2,812 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
13.0 4.0 3.4 %
Not in Labor Force
36,870 34,078 33,244 Thous. of Persons
Women, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
134,189 134,119 133,579 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
73,343 76,790 76,313 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
54.7 57.3 57.1 %
Employed
61,487 73,415 73,697 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
45.8 54.7 55.2 %
Unemployed
11,855 3,375 2,616 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
16.2 4.4 3.4 %
Not in Labor Force
60,847 57,329 57,266 Thous. of Persons
Women, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
125,991 125,915 125,332 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
70,913 73,840 73,440 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
56.3 58.6 58.6 %
Employed
59,947 70,886 71,136 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
47.6 56.3 56.8 %
Unemployed
10,966 2,954 2,304 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
15.5 4.0 3.1 %
Not in Labor Force
55,079 52,075 51,892 Thous. of Persons
Both Sexes, 16 to 19 years
Civilian noninstitutional population
16,574 16,590 16,696 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
5,108 5,897 5,685 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
30.8 35.5 34.1 %
Employed
3,479 5,054 4,951 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
21.0 30.5 29.7 %
Unemployed
1,628 843 734 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
31.9 14.3 12.9 %
Not in Labor Force
11,467 10,693 11,010 Thous. of Persons
   

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