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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    
 
 
    Jul 2019
Name Jul 2019 Jun 2019 Jul 2018 Units
Total
Civilian noninstitutional population
259,225 259,037 257,843 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
163,351 162,981 162,209 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
63.0 62.9 62.9 %
Employed
157,288 157,005 155,964 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
60.7 60.6 60.5 %
Unemployed
6,063 5,975 6,245 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.7 3.7 3.9 %
Not in Labor Force
95,874 96,057 95,633 Thous. of Persons
Persons who currently want a job
5,043 5,322 5,192 Thous. of Persons
Men, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
125,378 125,285 124,704 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
86,805 86,479 85,904 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
69.2 69.0 68.9 %
Employed
83,584 83,293 82,662 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
66.7 66.5 66.3 %
Unemployed
3,221 3,185 3,242 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.7 3.7 3.8 %
Not in Labor Force
38,573 38,806 38,800 Thous. of Persons
Men, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
116,939 116,843 116,220 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
83,794 83,501 83,019 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
71.7 71.5 71.4 %
Employed
80,981 80,718 80,217 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
69.3 69.1 69.0 %
Unemployed
2,814 2,783 2,801 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.4 3.3 3.4 %
Not in Labor Force
33,144 33,341 33,201 Thous. of Persons
Women, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
133,847 133,753 133,139 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
76,546 76,502 76,305 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
57.2 57.2 57.3 %
Employed
73,705 73,712 73,302 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
55.1 55.1 55.1 %
Unemployed
2,841 2,790 3,003 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.7 3.6 3.9 %
Not in Labor Force
57,301 57,251 56,834 Thous. of Persons
Women, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
125,604 125,509 124,875 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
73,548 73,579 73,295 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
58.6 58.6 58.7 %
Employed
71,069 71,139 70,622 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
56.6 56.7 56.6 %
Unemployed
2,479 2,441 2,673 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.4 3.3 3.6 %
Not in Labor Force
52,057 51,929 51,580 Thous. of Persons
Both Sexes, 16 to 19 years
Civilian noninstitutional population
16,682 16,686 16,748 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
6,009 5,900 5,896 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
36.0 35.4 35.2 %
Employed
5,239 5,148 5,125 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
31.4 30.9 30.6 %
Unemployed
770 751 771 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
12.8 12.7 13.1 %
Not in Labor Force
10,673 10,786 10,852 Thous. of Persons
   

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