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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    
 
 
    Jan 2021
Name Jan 2021 Dec 2020 Jan 2020 Units
Total
Civilian noninstitutional population
260,851 261,230 259,502 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
160,161 160,567 164,455 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
61.4 61.5 63.4 %
Employed
150,031 149,830 158,659 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
57.5 57.4 61.1 %
Unemployed
10,130 10,736 5,796 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
6.3 6.7 3.5 %
Not in Labor Force
100,690 100,663 95,047 Thous. of Persons
Persons who currently want a job
6,957 7,331 4,948 Thous. of Persons
Men, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
126,192 126,367 125,513 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
85,149 85,175 86,954 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
67.5 67.4 69.3 %
Employed
79,714 79,481 83,897 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
63.2 62.9 66.8 %
Unemployed
5,434 5,694 3,057 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
6.4 6.7 3.5 %
Not in Labor Force
41,043 41,192 38,559 Thous. of Persons
Men, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
117,864 118,010 117,110 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
82,173 82,244 83,970 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
69.7 69.7 71.7 %
Employed
77,204 77,004 81,329 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
65.5 65.3 69.4 %
Unemployed
4,969 5,240 2,641 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
6.0 6.4 3.1 %
Not in Labor Force
35,691 35,767 33,140 Thous. of Persons
Women, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
134,660 134,862 133,988 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
75,012 75,392 77,500 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
55.7 55.9 57.8 %
Employed
70,316 70,350 74,762 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
52.2 52.2 55.8 %
Unemployed
4,696 5,042 2,738 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
6.3 6.7 3.5 %
Not in Labor Force
59,648 59,471 56,488 Thous. of Persons
Women, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
126,507 126,681 125,770 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
72,147 72,422 74,502 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
57.0 57.2 59.2 %
Employed
67,851 67,872 72,099 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
53.6 53.6 57.3 %
Unemployed
4,296 4,551 2,404 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
6.0 6.3 3.2 %
Not in Labor Force
54,360 54,259 51,267 Thous. of Persons
Both Sexes, 16 to 19 years
Civilian noninstitutional population
16,481 16,538 16,622 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
5,841 5,900 5,982 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
35.4 35.7 36.0 %
Employed
4,975 4,955 5,231 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
30.2 30.0 31.5 %
Unemployed
865 946 751 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
14.8 16.0 12.6 %
Not in Labor Force
10,640 10,638 10,640 Thous. of Persons
   

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