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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 2018
Name Mar 2018 Feb 2018 Mar 2017 Units
Total
Civilian noninstitutional population
257,097 256,934 254,414 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
161,763 161,921 160,235 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
62.9 63.0 63.0 %
Employed
155,178 155,215 153,064 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
60.4 60.4 60.2 %
Unemployed
6,585 6,706 7,171 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
4.1 4.1 4.5 %
Not in Labor Force
95,335 95,012 94,179 Thous. of Persons
Persons who currently want a job
5,096 5,131 5,772 Thous. of Persons
Men, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
124,331 124,250 122,945 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
86,169 86,267 85,027 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
69.3 69.4 69.2 %
Employed
82,630 82,685 81,121 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
66.5 66.5 66 %
Unemployed
3,539 3,582 3,906 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
4.1 4.2 4.6 %
Not in Labor Force
38,162 37,983 37,919 Thous. of Persons
Men, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
115,832 115,748 114,455 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
83,200 83,309 82,007 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
71.8 72 71.7 %
Employed
80,113 80,213 78,548 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
69.2 69.3 68.6 %
Unemployed
3,087 3,096 3,459 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.7 3.7 4.2 %
Not in Labor Force
32,632 32,440 32,448 Thous. of Persons
Women, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
132,766 132,684 131,469 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
75,594 75,654 75,209 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
56.9 57 57.2 %
Employed
72,548 72,530 71,943 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
54.6 54.7 54.7 %
Unemployed
3,046 3,124 3,266 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
4.0 4.1 4.3 %
Not in Labor Force
57,172 57,030 56,260 Thous. of Persons
Women, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
124,491 124,407 123,212 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
72,610 72,565 72,233 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
58.3 58.3 58.6 %
Employed
69,916 69,828 69,337 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
56.2 56.1 56.3 %
Unemployed
2,695 2,737 2,896 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.7 3.8 4.0 %
Not in Labor Force
51,880 51,842 50,979 Thous. of Persons
Both Sexes, 16 to 19 years
Civilian noninstitutional population
16,774 16,778 16,747 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
5,952 6,048 5,995 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
35.5 36 35.8 %
Employed
5,149 5,174 5,179 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
30.7 30.8 30.9 %
Unemployed
803 874 816 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
13.5 14.4 13.6 %
Not in Labor Force
10,822 10,731 10,752 Thous. of Persons
   

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