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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    
 
 
    Feb 2019
Name Feb 2019 Jan 2019 Feb 2018 Units
Total
Civilian noninstitutional population
258,392 258,239 256,934 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
163,184 163,229 161,900 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
63.2 63.2 63.0 %
Employed
156,949 156,694 155,213 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
60.7 60.7 60.4 %
Unemployed
6,235 6,535 6,687 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.8 4.0 4.1 %
Not in Labor Force
95,208 95,010 95,033 Thous. of Persons
Persons who currently want a job
5,222 5,254 5,136 Thous. of Persons
Men, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
124,965 124,890 124,250 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
86,439 86,577 86,215 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
69.2 69.3 69.4 %
Employed
83,095 83,031 82,653 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
66.5 66.5 66.5 %
Unemployed
3,343 3,545 3,562 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.9 4.1 4.1 %
Not in Labor Force
38,527 38,313 38,035 Thous. of Persons
Men, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
116,513 116,436 115,748 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
83,632 83,599 83,258 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
71.8 71.8 71.9 %
Employed
80,712 80,472 80,186 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
69.3 69.1 69.3 %
Unemployed
2,920 3,126 3,072 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.5 3.7 3.7 %
Not in Labor Force
32,881 32,837 32,490 Thous. of Persons
Women, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
133,427 133,350 132,684 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
76,746 76,652 75,685 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
57.5 57.5 57 %
Employed
73,854 73,663 72,560 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
55.4 55.2 54.7 %
Unemployed
2,892 2,990 3,125 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.8 3.9 4.1 %
Not in Labor Force
56,681 56,697 56,998 Thous. of Persons
Women, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
125,177 125,099 124,407 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
73,760 73,691 72,595 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
58.9 58.9 58.4 %
Employed
71,221 71,049 69,849 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
56.9 56.8 56.1 %
Unemployed
2,540 2,642 2,746 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.4 3.6 3.8 %
Not in Labor Force
51,417 51,408 51,812 Thous. of Persons
Both Sexes, 16 to 19 years
Civilian noninstitutional population
16,702 16,704 16,778 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
5,792 5,939 6,047 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
34.7 35.6 36 %
Employed
5,017 5,172 5,178 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
30.0 31.0 30.9 %
Unemployed
776 767 870 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
13.4 12.9 14.4 %
Not in Labor Force
10,909 10,765 10,731 Thous. of Persons
   

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