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656. Employed Civilians and Weekly Hours

[In thousands (78,678 represents 78,678,000), except as indicated. For civilian noninstitutional population 16 years old and over. Annual averages of monthly figures. Based on Current Population Survey; see text, section 1, Population, and Appendix III]

 
ITEM 1970 1980 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1 1991 1992 1993 1994 1 1995 1996 1997 1 1998 1 1999 1
 
Total employed 78,678 99,303 99,526 100,834 105,005 107,150 109,597 112,440 114,968 117,342 118,793 117,718 118,492 120,259 123,060 124,900 126,708 129,558 131,463 133,488
Age:
  16 to 19 years old 6,144 7,710 6,549 6,342 6,444 6,434 6,472 6,640 6,805 6,759 6,581 5,906 5,669 5,805 6,161 6,419 6,500 6,661 7,051 7,172
  20 to 24 years old 9,731 14,087 13,690 13,722 14,207 13,980 13,790 13,524 13,244 12,962 13,401 12,975 12,872 12,840 12,758 12,443 12,138 12,380 12,557 12,891
  25 to 34 years old 16,318 27,204 28,149 28,756 30,348 31,208 32,201 33,105 33,574 34,045 33,935 33,061 32,667 32,385 32,286 32,356 32,077 31,809 31,394 30,865
  35 to 44 years old 15,922 19,523 20,879 21,960 23,598 24,732 25,861 27,179 28,269 29,443 30,817 31,593 31,923 32,666 33,599 34,202 35,051 35,908 36,278 36,728
  45 to 54 years old 16,473 16,234 15,923 15,812 16,178 16,509 16,949 17,487 18,447 19,279 19,525 19,882 21,022 22,175 23,348 24,378 25,514 26,744 27,587 28,635
  55 to 64 years old 10,974 11,586 11,414 11,315 11,395 11,474 11,405 11,465 11,433 11,499 11,189 11,001 10,998 11,058 11,228 11,435 11,739 12,296 12,872 13,315
  65 years old and over 3,118 2,960 2,923 2,927 2,835 2,813 2,919 3,041 3,197 3,355 3,346 3,300 3,341 3,331 3,681 3,666 3,690 3,761 3,725 3,882
Sex: Male 48,990 57,186 56,271 56,787 59,091 59,891 60,892 62,107 63,273 64,315 65,104 64,223 64,440 65,349 66,450 67,377 68,207 69,685 70,693 71,446
    Female 29,688 42,117 43,256 44,047 45,915 47,259 48,706 50,334 51,696 53,027 53,689 53,496 54,052 54,910 56,610 57,523 58,501 59,873 60,771 62,042
Marital status:
  Married, spouse present 55,554 62,536 62,127 62,570 64,692 65,584 66,802 68,372 69,228 70,164 70,543 70,127 70,441 71,434 72,950 74,111 74,823 75,397 75,795 76,704
  Single (never married) 15,039 24,082 24,069 24,779 26,143 26,780 27,478 28,355 29,500 30,111 30,741 30,209 30,361 30,745 31,451 31,886 32,458 33,820 34,995 35,953
  Widowed, divorced, separated 8,087 12,684 13,330 13,483 14,170 14,786 15,318 15,713 16,242 17,066 17,510 17,383 17,690 18,080 18,659 18,903 19,426 20,342 20,673 20,831
Class of worker:
  Nonagriculture 75,215 95,938 96,125 97,450 101,685 103,971 106,434 109,232 111,800 114,142 115,570 114,449 115,245 117,144 119,651 121,460 123,264 126,159 128,085 130,207
    Wage and salary worker 69,491 88,525 88,462 89,500 93,565 95,871 98,299 100,771 103,021 105,259 106,598 105,373 106,437 107,966 110,517 112,448 114,171 116,983 119,019 121,323
    Self-employed 5,221 7,000 7,262 7,575 7,785 7,811 7,881 8,201 8,519 8,605 8,719 8,851 8,575 8,959 9,003 8,902 8,971 9,056 8,962 8,790
    Unpaid family workers 502 413 401 376 335 289 255 260 260 279 253 226 233 218 131 110 122 120 103 95
  Agriculture 3,463 3,364 3,401 3,383 3,321 3,179 3,163 3,208 3,169 3,199 3,223 3,269 3,247 3,115 3,409 3,440 3,443 3,399 3,378 3,281
    Wage and salary worker 1,154 1,425 1,505 1,579 1,555 1,535 1,547 1,632 1,621 1,665 1,740 1,729 1,750 1,689 1,715 1,814 1,869 1,890 2,000 1,944
    Self-employed 1,810 1,642 1,636 1,565 1,553 1,458 1,447 1,423 1,398 1,403 1,378 1,423 1,385 1,320 1,645 1,580 1,518 1,457 1,341 1,297
    Unpaid family workers 499 297 261 240 213 185 169 153 150 131 105 118 112 106 49 45 56 51 38 40
Weekly hours:
  Nonagriculture:
    Wage and salary workers 38.3 38.1 37.6 37.9 38.4 38.7 38.8 38.7 39.1 39.3 39.2 39.0 38.7 39.2 39.1 39.2 39.2 39.4 39.2 39.5
    Self-employed 45.0 41.2 39.8 40.0 40.6 41.1 41.2 41.0 41.0 41.1 40.8 40.5 40.1 40.6 39.5 39.4 39.6 39.7 39.6 40.1
    Unpaid family workers 37.9 34.7 34.7 34.8 35.1 35.1 35.5 36.3 36.0 35.1 34.0 35.5 34.6 34.2 33.7 33.5 34.1 32.6 34.0 33.4
  Agriculture:
    Wage and salary workers 40.0 41.6 40.3 40.3 41.1 40.8 40.9 40.6 41.3 41.8 41.2 40.9 40.5 40.7 41.0 41.1 41.5 41.6 40.6 41.1
    Self-employed 51.0 49.3 48.3 47.4 48.1 48.2 48.4 47.8 47.5 47.9 46.8 46.8 47.0 46.4 43.0 43.5 43.1 42.7 43.3 43.3
    Unpaid family workers 40.0 38.6 38.9 38.6 38.9 38.5 39.7 39.9 39.7 39.4 38.5 40.3 40.4 36.9 39.0 42.0 38.0 44.3 36.2 36.6



1 See footnote 2, Table 643.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Employment and Earnings, monthly, January issues; and unpublished data.

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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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