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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    
 
 
    Jul 2018
Name Jul 2018 Jun 2018 Jul 2017 Units
Total
Civilian noninstitutional population
257,843 257,642 255,151 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
162,245 162,140 160,467 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
62.9 62.9 62.9 %
Employed
155,965 155,576 153,511 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
60.5 60.4 60.2 %
Unemployed
6,280 6,564 6,956 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.9 4.0 4.3 %
Not in Labor Force
95,598 95,502 94,684 Thous. of Persons
Persons who currently want a job
5,163 5,258 5,384 Thous. of Persons
Men, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
124,704 124,604 123,311 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
85,950 86,056 84,994 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
68.9 69.1 68.9 %
Employed
82,684 82,522 81,288 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
66.3 66.2 65.9 %
Unemployed
3,266 3,534 3,706 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.8 4.1 4.4 %
Not in Labor Force
38,754 38,548 38,318 Thous. of Persons
Men, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
116,220 116,115 114,817 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
83,058 83,115 82,128 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
71.5 71.6 71.5 %
Employed
80,240 80,013 78,863 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
69.0 68.9 68.7 %
Unemployed
2,818 3,102 3,266 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.4 3.7 4.0 %
Not in Labor Force
33,162 33,001 32,689 Thous. of Persons
Women, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
133,139 133,038 131,840 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
76,295 76,084 75,473 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
57.3 57.2 57.2 %
Employed
73,281 73,054 72,223 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
55.0 54.9 54.8 %
Unemployed
3,013 3,030 3,250 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.9 4.0 4.3 %
Not in Labor Force
56,844 56,954 56,366 Thous. of Persons
Women, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
124,875 124,771 123,577 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
73,285 73,139 72,499 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
58.7 58.6 58.7 %
Employed
70,598 70,419 69,586 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
56.5 56.4 56.3 %
Unemployed
2,687 2,720 2,912 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.7 3.7 4.0 %
Not in Labor Force
51,590 51,633 51,078 Thous. of Persons
Both Sexes, 16 to 19 years
Civilian noninstitutional population
16,748 16,755 16,757 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
5,902 5,886 5,840 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
35.2 35.1 34.9 %
Employed
5,127 5,144 5,062 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
30.6 30.7 30.2 %
Unemployed
775 743 778 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
13.1 12.6 13.3 %
Not in Labor Force
10,846 10,869 10,917 Thous. of Persons
   

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