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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 2018
Name Apr 2018 Mar 2018 Apr 2017 Units
Total
Civilian noninstitutional population
257,272 257,097 254,588 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
161,527 161,763 160,181 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
62.8 62.9 62.9 %
Employed
155,181 155,178 153,161 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
60.3 60.4 60.2 %
Unemployed
6,346 6,585 7,021 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.9 4.1 4.4 %
Not in Labor Force
95,745 95,335 94,407 Thous. of Persons
Persons who currently want a job
5,115 5,096 5,665 Thous. of Persons
Men, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
124,418 124,331 123,032 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
86,152 86,169 85,124 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
69.2 69.3 69.2 %
Employed
82,611 82,630 81,406 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
66.4 66.5 66.2 %
Unemployed
3,541 3,539 3,718 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
4.1 4.1 4.4 %
Not in Labor Force
38,266 38,162 37,907 Thous. of Persons
Men, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
115,921 115,832 114,538 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
83,199 83,200 82,054 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
71.8 71.8 71.6 %
Employed
80,111 80,113 78,839 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
69.1 69.2 68.8 %
Unemployed
3,088 3,087 3,215 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.7 3.7 3.9 %
Not in Labor Force
32,723 32,632 32,484 Thous. of Persons
Women, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
132,853 132,766 131,556 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
75,375 75,594 75,057 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
56.7 56.9 57.1 %
Employed
72,569 72,548 71,754 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
54.6 54.6 54.5 %
Unemployed
2,805 3,046 3,303 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.7 4.0 4.4 %
Not in Labor Force
57,479 57,172 56,499 Thous. of Persons
Women, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
124,579 124,491 123,296 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
72,498 72,610 72,144 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
58.2 58.3 58.5 %
Employed
69,992 69,916 69,218 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
56.2 56.2 56.1 %
Unemployed
2,506 2,695 2,927 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.5 3.7 4.1 %
Not in Labor Force
52,081 51,880 51,152 Thous. of Persons
Both Sexes, 16 to 19 years
Civilian noninstitutional population
16,771 16,774 16,754 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
5,831 5,952 5,983 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
34.8 35.5 35.7 %
Employed
5,078 5,149 5,104 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
30.3 30.7 30.5 %
Unemployed
752 803 879 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
12.9 13.5 14.7 %
Not in Labor Force
10,941 10,822 10,771 Thous. of Persons
   

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