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Total Civilian Labor Force (16 Years and Older) for United States (M0825BUSM148NNBR)


Apr 1969: 79,621  
Updated: Aug 17, 2012


Millions of Persons,
Not Seasonally Adjusted


1Y | 5Y | 10Y | Max


Source: National Bureau of Economic Research  

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database  

Units:  Millions of Persons, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly


Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1940-1968 (2)--Original Data, 1947-1969. In 1947 Figures, Fourteen And Fifteen Year Olds Are Excluded From The Series. Source: Bureau Of Labor Statistics, For 1947 Data: Bureau Of The Census, Current Population Reports, Labor Force, Series P-50, No. 13; For 1948-1969: Employment And Earnings And Monthly Report On The Labor Force, Vol. 13, No. 9, March 1967 (Original Data); Vol. 12, No. 8, February 1967 (Adjusted Data), And Subsequent Monthly Issues.

This NBER data series m08325b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at

NBER Indicator: m08325b

Suggested Citation:

National Bureau of Economic Research, Total Civilian Labor Force (16 Years and Older) for United States [M0825BUSM148NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis;, March 30, 2020.


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