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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 2019
Name Jan 2019 Dec 2018 Jan 2018 Units
Total
Civilian noninstitutional population
258,239 258,888 256,780 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
163,229 163,240 161,123 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
63.2 63.1 62.7 %
Employed
156,694 156,945 154,482 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
60.7 60.6 60.2 %
Unemployed
6,535 6,294 6,641 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
4.0 3.9 4.1 %
Not in Labor Force
95,010 95,649 95,657 Thous. of Persons
Persons who currently want a job
5,254 5,327 5,165 Thous. of Persons
Men, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
124,890 125,227 124,173 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
86,577 86,441 85,911 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
69.3 69.0 69.2 %
Employed
83,031 83,041 82,279 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
66.5 66.3 66.3 %
Unemployed
3,545 3,401 3,632 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
4.1 3.9 4.2 %
Not in Labor Force
38,313 38,785 38,263 Thous. of Persons
Men, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
116,436 116,739 115,669 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
83,599 83,500 82,915 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
71.8 71.5 71.7 %
Employed
80,472 80,501 79,719 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
69.1 69.0 68.9 %
Unemployed
3,126 2,999 3,196 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.7 3.6 3.9 %
Not in Labor Force
32,837 33,239 32,755 Thous. of Persons
Women, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
133,350 133,662 132,607 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
76,652 76,798 75,213 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
57.5 57.5 56.7 %
Employed
73,663 73,904 72,203 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
55.2 55.3 54.4 %
Unemployed
2,990 2,894 3,009 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.9 3.8 4.0 %
Not in Labor Force
56,697 56,864 57,394 Thous. of Persons
Women, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
125,099 125,393 124,328 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
73,691 73,769 72,238 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
58.9 58.8 58.1 %
Employed
71,049 71,218 69,620 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
56.8 56.8 56 %
Unemployed
2,642 2,550 2,618 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.6 3.5 3.6 %
Not in Labor Force
51,408 51,624 52,090 Thous. of Persons
Both Sexes, 16 to 19 years
Civilian noninstitutional population
16,704 16,756 16,783 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
5,939 5,971 5,970 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
35.6 35.6 35.6 %
Employed
5,172 5,226 5,143 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
31.0 31.2 30.6 %
Unemployed
767 745 827 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
12.9 12.5 13.9 %
Not in Labor Force
10,765 10,785 10,812 Thous. of Persons
   

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