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.
All persons employed or unemployed, excluding members of the Armed Forces.
Experienced civilian labor force
Employed plus experienced unemployed.
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.