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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    
 
 
    Sep 2020
Name Sep 2020 Aug 2020 Sep 2019 Units
Total
Civilian noninstitutional population
260,742 260,558 259,638 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
160,143 160,838 164,051 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
61.4 61.7 63.2 %
Employed
147,563 147,288 158,298 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
56.6 56.5 61.0 %
Unemployed
12,580 13,550 5,753 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
7.9 8.4 3.5 %
Not in Labor Force
100,599 99,720 95,587 Thous. of Persons
Persons who currently want a job
7,227 6,985 4,861 Thous. of Persons
Men, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
126,127 126,036 125,583 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
85,237 85,315 86,855 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
67.6 67.7 69.2 %
Employed
78,674 78,255 83,747 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
62.4 62.1 66.7 %
Unemployed
6,563 7,061 3,109 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
7.7 8.3 3.6 %
Not in Labor Force
40,890 40,720 38,728 Thous. of Persons
Men, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
117,763 117,672 117,140 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
82,296 82,512 83,841 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
69.9 70.1 71.6 %
Employed
76,231 75,945 81,146 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
64.7 64.5 69.3 %
Unemployed
6,065 6,567 2,695 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
7.4 8.0 3.2 %
Not in Labor Force
35,467 35,160 33,300 Thous. of Persons
Women, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
134,615 134,523 134,054 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
74,906 75,523 77,195 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
55.6 56.1 57.6 %
Employed
68,890 69,033 74,551 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
51.2 51.3 55.6 %
Unemployed
6,016 6,489 2,644 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
8.0 8.6 3.4 %
Not in Labor Force
59,709 59,000 56,859 Thous. of Persons
Women, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
126,429 126,336 125,806 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
71,850 72,715 74,313 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
56.8 57.6 59.1 %
Employed
66,289 66,637 71,990 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
52.4 52.7 57.2 %
Unemployed
5,561 6,078 2,323 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
7.7 8.4 3.1 %
Not in Labor Force
54,578 53,622 51,493 Thous. of Persons
Both Sexes, 16 to 19 years
Civilian noninstitutional population
16,551 16,550 16,691 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
5,997 5,611 5,897 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
36.2 33.9 35.3 %
Employed
5,043 4,706 5,162 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
30.5 28.4 30.9 %
Unemployed
954 905 735 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
15.9 16.1 12.5 %
Not in Labor Force
10,554 10,939 10,794 Thous. of Persons
   

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