|Data Source:||Social Explorer & U.S. Census Bureau|
Universe: Population In Labor Force 16 Years And Over
|Excerpt from:||Social Explorer; U.S. Census Bureau; 1970 Census Users’ Guide; U. S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C., 1970.|
|1970 Census Users' Guide - Part I -> Part II. Population Census Concepts (Concepts 50 through 149) -> Work patterns: labor force and employment concepts -> Labor force status|
Ascertained for persons 14 years of age and over as of the calendar week prior to data of enumeration (reference week). In 1970, most labor force tabulations will be presented for persons 16 years and over.
Includes persons classified as employed or unemployed plus members of the Armed Forces.
Civilian labor force
All persons employed or unemployed, excluding members of the Armed Forces.
Experienced civilian labor force
Employed plus experienced unemployed.
Not in labor force
All persons 14 and not classified as members of the labor force, including persons doing only incidental unpaid work on a family farm or business (less than 15 hours during the reference week). Most of the persons in this category are students, housewives, retired workers, seasonal workers enumerated in an off season who are not looking for work, inmates of institutions, or persons who cannot work because of long-term physical or mental illness or disability.
Persons classified as not in the labor force during the reference week, but who indicated in reply to the question on year last worked that they did work within the ten-year period preceding the census.