Skip to main content

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    
 
 
    May 2019
Name May 2019 Apr 2019 May 2018 Units
Total
Civilian noninstitutional population
258,861 258,693 257,454 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
162,646 162,470 161,667 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
62.8 62.8 62.8 %
Employed
156,758 156,645 155,539 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
60.6 60.6 60.4 %
Unemployed
5,888 5,824 6,128 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.6 3.6 3.8 %
Not in Labor Force
96,215 96,223 95,787 Thous. of Persons
Persons who currently want a job
5,045 5,121 5,211 Thous. of Persons
Men, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
125,197 125,114 124,509 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
86,377 86,179 86,170 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
69.0 68.9 69.2 %
Employed
83,192 82,959 82,754 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
66.4 66.3 66.5 %
Unemployed
3,185 3,221 3,416 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.7 3.7 4.0 %
Not in Labor Force
38,820 38,935 38,340 Thous. of Persons
Men, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
116,752 116,665 116,017 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
83,561 83,373 83,257 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
71.6 71.5 71.8 %
Employed
80,766 80,576 80,299 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
69.2 69.1 69.2 %
Unemployed
2,795 2,797 2,958 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.3 3.4 3.6 %
Not in Labor Force
33,191 33,292 32,760 Thous. of Persons
Women, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
133,664 133,579 132,944 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
76,269 76,291 75,497 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
57.1 57.1 56.8 %
Employed
73,566 73,687 72,785 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
55.0 55.2 54.7 %
Unemployed
2,703 2,604 2,712 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.5 3.4 3.6 %
Not in Labor Force
57,395 57,288 57,448 Thous. of Persons
Women, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
125,419 125,332 124,674 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
73,347 73,419 72,590 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
58.5 58.6 58.2 %
Employed
70,981 71,131 70,161 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
56.6 56.8 56.3 %
Unemployed
2,366 2,288 2,429 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.2 3.1 3.3 %
Not in Labor Force
52,071 51,913 52,084 Thous. of Persons
Both Sexes, 16 to 19 years
Civilian noninstitutional population
16,690 16,696 16,763 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
5,738 5,678 5,820 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
34.4 34.0 34.7 %
Employed
5,011 4,938 5,079 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
30.0 29.6 30.3 %
Unemployed
726 740 741 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
12.7 13.0 12.7 %
Not in Labor Force
10,953 11,018 10,943 Thous. of Persons
   

Subscribe to the FRED newsletter


Follow us

Back to Top
Click to send us feedback