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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 2019
Name Apr 2019 Mar 2019 Apr 2018 Units
Total
Civilian noninstitutional population
258,693 258,537 257,272 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
162,470 162,960 161,551 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
62.8 63.0 62.8 %
Employed
156,645 156,748 155,216 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
60.6 60.6 60.3 %
Unemployed
5,824 6,211 6,335 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.6 3.8 3.9 %
Not in Labor Force
96,223 95,577 95,721 Thous. of Persons
Persons who currently want a job
5,121 5,227 5,143 Thous. of Persons
Men, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
125,114 125,037 124,418 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
86,179 86,442 86,102 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
68.9 69.1 69.2 %
Employed
82,959 83,034 82,599 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
66.3 66.4 66.4 %
Unemployed
3,221 3,408 3,502 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.7 3.9 4.1 %
Not in Labor Force
38,935 38,595 38,317 Thous. of Persons
Men, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
116,665 116,586 115,921 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
83,373 83,573 83,163 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
71.5 71.7 71.7 %
Employed
80,576 80,564 80,108 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
69.1 69.1 69.1 %
Unemployed
2,797 3,009 3,055 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.4 3.6 3.7 %
Not in Labor Force
33,292 33,013 32,758 Thous. of Persons
Women, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
133,579 133,500 132,853 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
76,291 76,518 75,449 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
57.1 57.3 56.8 %
Employed
73,687 73,715 72,616 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
55.2 55.2 54.7 %
Unemployed
2,604 2,803 2,833 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.4 3.7 3.8 %
Not in Labor Force
57,288 56,982 57,405 Thous. of Persons
Women, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
125,332 125,252 124,579 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
73,419 73,525 72,558 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
58.6 58.7 58.2 %
Employed
71,131 71,072 70,033 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
56.8 56.7 56.2 %
Unemployed
2,288 2,453 2,525 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.1 3.3 3.5 %
Not in Labor Force
51,913 51,727 52,021 Thous. of Persons
Both Sexes, 16 to 19 years
Civilian noninstitutional population
16,696 16,698 16,771 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
5,678 5,862 5,829 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
34.0 35.1 34.8 %
Employed
4,938 5,113 5,074 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
29.6 30.6 30.3 %
Unemployed
740 748 755 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
13.0 12.8 13.0 %
Not in Labor Force
11,018 10,837 10,942 Thous. of Persons
   

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