Employment-to-population ratio, state-level

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Definitions: The employment to population ratio is the number of employed persons as a percent of the entire civilian non-institutionalized population 16 and over at the state level. 

Data Source: The data used for this measure at the state level are based on Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) analysis of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) data, using statistics for employed persons and civilian non-institutionalized population 16 and over.  Employment to population ratios for Washington state were updated on June 22, 2016 based on Economic Policy Institute analysis of Current Population Survey data.

Footnotes: Data last updated in June 2016 by Washington KIDS COUNT.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics often revises previous estimates. We update data accordingly on this website. Therefore, figures presented here may be different from figures presented elsewhere.

For additional information on employment and unemployment statistics please see the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Local Area Unemployment (LAU) website: http://www.bls.gov/lau/.  

For specific information about the BLS data reported here, including methodology, visit the following website: http://www.bls.gov/lau/rdscnp16.htm