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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    
 
 
    Nov 2018
Name Nov 2018 Oct 2018 Nov 2017 Units
Total
Civilian noninstitutional population
258,708 258,514 255,949 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
162,770 162,637 160,533 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
62.9 62.9 62.7 %
Employed
156,795 156,562 153,917 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
60.6 60.6 60.1 %
Unemployed
5,975 6,075 6,616 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.7 3.7 4.1 %
Not in Labor Force
95,937 95,877 95,416 Thous. of Persons
Persons who currently want a job
5,397 5,309 5,265 Thous. of Persons
Men, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
125,137 125,041 123,707 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
86,326 86,146 85,221 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
69.0 68.9 68.9 %
Employed
83,219 82,903 81,666 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
66.5 66.3 66 %
Unemployed
3,106 3,243 3,555 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.6 3.8 4.2 %
Not in Labor Force
38,811 38,895 38,486 Thous. of Persons
Men, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
116,646 116,546 115,212 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
83,409 83,286 82,375 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
71.5 71.5 71.5 %
Employed
80,660 80,405 79,324 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
69.1 69.0 68.9 %
Unemployed
2,749 2,881 3,050 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.3 3.5 3.7 %
Not in Labor Force
33,236 33,260 32,837 Thous. of Persons
Women, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
133,571 133,474 132,242 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
76,445 76,491 75,312 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
57.2 57.3 57 %
Employed
73,576 73,659 72,251 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
55.1 55.2 54.6 %
Unemployed
2,869 2,832 3,061 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.8 3.7 4.1 %
Not in Labor Force
57,126 56,983 56,930 Thous. of Persons
Women, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
125,299 125,200 123,975 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
73,431 73,391 72,302 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
58.6 58.6 58.3 %
Employed
70,917 70,909 69,665 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
56.6 56.6 56.2 %
Unemployed
2,514 2,482 2,637 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.4 3.4 3.6 %
Not in Labor Force
51,868 51,809 51,673 Thous. of Persons
Both Sexes, 16 to 19 years
Civilian noninstitutional population
16,763 16,768 16,762 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
5,930 5,960 5,857 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
35.4 35.5 34.9 %
Employed
5,218 5,248 4,928 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
31.1 31.3 29.4 %
Unemployed
712 712 929 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
12.0 11.9 15.9 %
Not in Labor Force
10,833 10,808 10,906 Thous. of Persons
   

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