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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    
 
 
    Mar 2019
Name Mar 2019 Feb 2019 Mar 2018 Units
Total
Civilian noninstitutional population
258,537 258,392 257,097 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
162,960 163,184 161,646 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
63.0 63.2 62.9 %
Employed
156,748 156,949 155,160 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
60.6 60.7 60.4 %
Unemployed
6,211 6,235 6,486 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.8 3.8 4.0 %
Not in Labor Force
95,577 95,208 95,451 Thous. of Persons
Persons who currently want a job
5,227 5,222 5,112 Thous. of Persons
Men, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
125,037 124,965 124,331 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
86,442 86,439 86,104 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
69.1 69.2 69.3 %
Employed
83,034 83,095 82,598 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
66.4 66.5 66.4 %
Unemployed
3,408 3,343 3,506 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.9 3.9 4.1 %
Not in Labor Force
38,595 38,527 38,227 Thous. of Persons
Men, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
116,586 116,513 115,832 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
83,573 83,632 83,149 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
71.7 71.8 71.8 %
Employed
80,564 80,712 80,091 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
69.1 69.3 69.1 %
Unemployed
3,009 2,920 3,059 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.6 3.5 3.7 %
Not in Labor Force
33,013 32,881 32,683 Thous. of Persons
Women, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
133,500 133,427 132,766 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
76,518 76,746 75,542 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
57.3 57.5 56.9 %
Employed
73,715 73,854 72,562 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
55.2 55.4 54.7 %
Unemployed
2,803 2,892 2,980 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.7 3.8 3.9 %
Not in Labor Force
56,982 56,681 57,224 Thous. of Persons
Women, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
125,252 125,177 124,491 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
73,525 73,760 72,580 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
58.7 58.9 58.3 %
Employed
71,072 71,221 69,946 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
56.7 56.9 56.2 %
Unemployed
2,453 2,540 2,634 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.3 3.4 3.6 %
Not in Labor Force
51,727 51,417 51,910 Thous. of Persons
Both Sexes, 16 to 19 years
Civilian noninstitutional population
16,698 16,702 16,774 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
5,862 5,792 5,916 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
35.1 34.7 35.3 %
Employed
5,113 5,017 5,123 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
30.6 30.0 30.5 %
Unemployed
748 776 793 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
12.8 13.4 13.4 %
Not in Labor Force
10,837 10,909 10,858 Thous. of Persons
   

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