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U.S. Annual Employment Data 1943-2013

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Data Table: U.S. Annual Employment Data 1943-2013












U.S. Annual Employment Data
1943-2013
Year Annual Average Civilian
noninstitutional population over age 14 (prior to 1947) over age 16
(beginning in 1947) (in thousands)
Annual Average Total Civilian
Labor Force (in thousands)
Annual Average Labor Force
Percent of Population
Annual Average Civilian Labor
Force Total Employed (in thousands)
Annual Average Civilian Labor
Force Employed Percent of Population
Annual Average Total Number of
Unemployed (in thousands)m
Annual Average Unemployment Rate
(percent of labor force)
Average Annual Number of Civilians
not in Labor Force (in thousands)
Job Gains Annual Increase
(decrease) in Number of Employed
Annual Increase (decrease) in
Number of Unemployed
1943 94,640 55,540 58.7 54,470 57.6 1,070 1.9 39,100 N/A N/A
1944 93,220 54,630 58.6 53,960 57.9 670 1.2 38,590 -510,000 -400,000
1945 94,090 53,860 57.2 52,820 56.1 1,040 1.9 40,230 -1,140,000 370,000
1946 103,070 57,520 55.8 55,250 53.6 2,270 3.9 45,550 2,430,000 1,230,000
1947 101,827 59,350 58.3 57,038 56 2,311 3.9 42,477 1,788,000 41,000
1948 103,068 60,621 58.8 58,343 56.6 2,276 3.8 42,447 1,305,000 -35,000
1949 103,994 61,286 58.9 57,651 55.4 3,637 5.9 42,708 -692,000 1,361,000
1950 104,995 62,208 59.2 58,918 56.1 3,288 5.3 42,787 1,267,000 -349,000
1951 104,621 62,017 59.2 59,961 57.3 2,055 3.3 42,604 1,043,000 -1,233,000
1952 105,231 62,138 59 60,250 57.3 1,883 3 43,093 289,000 -172,000
1953 107,056 63,015 58.9 61,179 57.1 1,834 2.9 44,041 929,000 -49,000
1954 108,321 63,643 58.8 60,109 55.5 3,532 5.5 44,678 -1,070,000 1,698,000
1955 109,683 65,023 59.3 62,170 56.7 2,852 4.4 44,660 2,061,000 -680,000
1956 110,954 66,552 60 63,799 57.5 2,750 4.1 44,402 1,629,000 -102,000
1957 112,265 66,929 59.6 64,071 57.1 2,859 4.3 45,336 272,000 109,000
1958 113,727 67,639 59.5 63,036 55.4 4,602 6.8 46,088 -1,035,000 1,743,000
1959 115,329 68,369 59.3 64,630 56 3,740 5.5 46,960 1,594,000 -862,000
1960 117,245 69,628 59.4 65,778 56.1 3,852 5.5 47,617 1,148,000 112,000
1961 118,771 70,459 59.3 65,746 55.4 4,714 6.7 48,312 -32,000 862,000
1962 120,153 70,614 58.8 66,702 55.5 3,911 5.5 49,539 956,000 -803,000
1963 122,416 71,833 58.7 67,762 55.4 4,070 5.7 50,583 1,060,000 159,000
1964 124,485 73,091 58.7 69,305 55.7 3,786 5.2 51,394 1,543,000 -284,000
1965 126,513 74,455 58.9 71,088 56.2 3,366 4.5 52,058 1,783,000 -420,000
1966 128,058 75,770 59.2 72,895 56.9 2,875 3.8 52,288 1,807,000 -491,000
1967 129,874 77,347 59.6 74,372 57.3 2,975 3.8 52,527 1,477,000 100,000
1968 132,028 78,737 59.6 75,920 57.5 2,817 3.6 53,291 1,548,000 -158,000
1969 134,335 80,734 60.1 77,902 58 2,832 3.5 53,602 1,982,000 15,000
1970 137,085 82,771 60.4 78,678 57.4 4,093 4.9 54,315 776,000 1,261,000
1971 140,216 84,382 60.2 79,367 56.6 5,016 5.9 55,834 689,000 923,000
1972 144,126 87,034 60.4 82,153 57 4,882 5.6 57,091 2,786,000 -134,000
1973 147,096 89,429 60.8 85,064 57.8 4,365 4.9 57,667 2,911,000 -517,000
1974 150,120 91,949 61.3 86,794 57.8 5,156 5.6 58,171 1,730,000 791,000
1975 153,153 93,775 61.2 85,846 56.1 7,929 8.5 59,377 -948,000 2,773,000
1976 156,150 96,158 61.6 88,752 56.8 7,406 7.7 59,991 2,906,000 -523,000
1977 159,033 99,009 62.3 92,017 57.9 6,991 7.1 60,025 3,265,000 -415,000
1978 161,910 102,251 63.2 96,048 59.3 6,202 6.1 59,659 4,031,000 -789,000
1979 164,863 104,962 63.7 98,824 59.9 6,137 5.8 59,900 2,776,000 -65,000
1980 167,745 106,940 63.8 99,303 59.2 7,637 7.1 60,806 479,000 1,500,000
1981 170,130 108,670 63.9 100,397 59 8,273 7.6 61,460 1,094,000 636,000
1982 172,271 110,204 64 99,526 57.8 10,678 9.7 62,067 -871,000 2,405,000
1983 174,215 111,550 64 100,834 57.9 10,717 9.6 62,665 1,308,000 39,000
1984 176,383 113,544 64.4 105,005 59.5 8,539 7.5 62,839 4,171,000 -2,178,000
1985 178,206 115,461 64.8 107,150 60.1 8,312 7.2 62,744 2,145,000 -227,000
1986 180,587 117,834 65.3 109,597 60.7 8,237 7 62,752 2,447,000 -75,000
1987 182,753 119,865 65.6 112,440 61.5 7,425 6.2 62,888 2,843,000 -812,000
1988 184,613 121,669 65.9 114,968 62.3 6,701 5.5 62,944 2,528,000 -724,000
1989 186,393 123,869 66.5 117,342 63 6,528 5.3 62,523 2,374,000 -173,000
1990 189,164 125,840 66.5 118,793 62.8 7,047 5.6 63,324 1,451,000 519,000
1991 190,925 126,346 66.2 117,718 61.7 8,628 6.8 64,578 -1,075,000 1,581,000
1992 192,805 128,105 66.4 118,492 61.5 9,613 7.5 64,700 774,000 985,000
1993 194,838 129,200 66.3 120,259 61.7 8,940 6.9 65,638 1,767,000 -673,000
1994 196,814 131,056 66.6 123,060 62.5 7,996 6.1 65,758 2,801,000 -944,000
1995 198,584 132,304 66.6 124,900 62.9 7,404 5.6 66,280 1,840,000 -592,000
1996 200,591 133,943 66.8 126,708 63.2 7,236 5.4 66,647 1,808,000 -168,000
1997 203,133 136,297 67.1 129,558 63.8 6,739 4.9 66,837 2,850,000 -497,000
1998 205,220 137,673 67.1 131,463 64.1 6,210 4.5 67,547 1,905,000 -529,000
1999 207,753 139,368 67.1 133,488 64.3 5,880 4.2 68,385 2,025,000 -330,000
2000 212,577 142,583 67.1 136,891 64.4 5,692 4 69,994 3,403,000 -188,000
2001 215,092 143,734 66.8 136,933 63.7 6,801 4.7 71,359 42,000 1,109,000
2002 217,570 144,863 66.6 136,485 62.7 8,378 5.8 72,707 -448,000 1,577,000
2003 221,168 146,510 66.2 137,736 62.3 8,774 6 74,658 1,251,000 396,000
2004 223,357 147,401 66 139,252 62.3 8,149 5.5 75,956 1,516,000 -625,000
2005 226,082 149,320 66 141,730 62.7 7,591 5.1 76,762 2,478,000 -558,000
2006 228,815 151,428 66.2 144,427 63.1 7,001 4.6 77,387 2,697,000 -590,000
2007 231,867 153,124 66 146,047 63 7,078 4.6 78,743 1,620,000 77,000
2008 233,788 154,287 66 145,362 62.2 8,924 5.8 79,501 -685,000 1,846,000
2009 235,801 154,142 65.4 139,877 59.3 14,265 9.3 81,659 -5,485,000 5,341,000
2010 237,830 153,889 64.7 139,064 58.5 14,825 9.6 83,941 -813,000 560,000
2011 239,618 153,617 64.1 139,869 58.4 13,747 8.9 86,001 805,000 -1,078,000
2012 243,284 154,975 63.7 142,469 58.6 12,506 8.1 88,310 2,600,000 -1,241,000
2013 245,679 155,389 63.2 143,929 58.6 11,460 7.4 90,290 1,460,000 -1,046,000
source:
http://www.bls.gov/cps/cpsaat01.htm
             




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Author: 
Jerry Wyant
Date: 
2015-07-27
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