Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1940-1968 (2)--Original Data, 1947-1969. Starting With 1967 The Labor Force Estimates Cover Persons Sixteen Years Old And Over. Figures For Fourteen And Fifteen Year Old Members Of The Labor Force Shown In These Reports Have Been Added To Figures Beginning In 1967. April 1962 Figures Are Based On The 1960 Population Census; The Figure Comparable To Preceeding Months Is 70,979. Source: Bureau Of Labor Statistics, For Unadjusted Data: Bls Bulletin No. 1312, Bureau Of The Census, Current Population Reports, Labor Force, Series P-50, Nos. 2 And 13; Monthly Report On The Labor Force, 1961 And Following Years; For Seasonally Adjusted Data, 1940-March 1948: Ibm Printout In NBER Files Dated March 9, 1964; For Adjusted Data Following March 1948: Bls Monthly Report On The Labor Force, February 1966 And Later Issues.
This NBER data series m08325a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter08.html.
NBER Indicator: m08325a
National Bureau of Economic Research, Total Civilian Labor Force, 14 Years and Older for United States [M0825AUSM175NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M0825AUSM175NNBR, August 25, 2016.