Population and Labor Force

  Population
15 years old and over
Labor force Labor force
participation rate
  Annual
change
  Annual
change
Calendar year 10thous. 10thous. 10thous. % point
2015 11,110 6,625 16 59.6 0.2
2016 11,111 6,673 48 60.0 0.4
2017 11,108 6,720 47 60.5 0.5
2018 11,101 6,830 110 61.5 1.0
2019 11,092 6,886 56 62.1 0.6
2020 11,080 6,868 -18 62.0 -0.1
2020 Sep 11,085 6,899 -37 62.2 -0.3
  Oct 11,076 6,910 -41 62.4 -0.2
  Nov 11,073 6,902 -11 62.3 0.0
  Dec 11,059 6,860 -23 62.0 -0.1
2021 Jan 11,065 6,834 -12 61.8 0.0
  Feb 11,054 6,840 -10 61.9 0.1
  Mar 11,048 6,837 -39 61.9 -0.1
  Apr 11,045 6,866 49 62.2 0.7
  May 11,058 6,879 25 62.2 0.4
  Jun 11,050 6,898 33 62.4 0.5
  Jul 11,046 6,902 50 62.5 0.7
  Aug 11,040 6,886 4 62.4 0.3
  Sep 11,033 6,872 -27 62.3 0.1
  Oct 11,030 6,842 -68 62.0 -0.4
Source MIC "Labour Force Survey"
Bar graph. Labor Force (Annual change). See the table above for data.