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Labor BlockPy Library

From the CORGIS Dataset Project

By Austin Cory Bart
Version 2.0.0, created 3/11/2016
Tags: labor, race, age, sex, gender, america, usa, census, employed, unemployed, employability, job, work, civilian, black, white, asian, government


The Current Population Survey (CPS) is a monthly survey of households conducted by the Bureau of Census for the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It provides a comprehensive body of data on the labor force, employment, unemployment, persons not in the labor force, hours of work, earnings, and other demographic and labor force characteristics.

Key Descriptions

Key List of... Comment Example Value
Time.Month Integer $MISSING_FIELD 1
Time.Month Name String $MISSING_FIELD "January"
Time.Year Integer $MISSING_FIELD 1972
Data.Civilian Noninstitutional Population.Asian Float $MISSING_FIELD 0.0
Data.Civilian Noninstitutional Population.Black or African American Float $MISSING_FIELD 14332.0
Data.Civilian Noninstitutional Population.White Float $MISSING_FIELD 126749.0
Data.Not In Labor Force.Asian Float $MISSING_FIELD 0.0
Data.Not In Labor Force.Black or African American Float $MISSING_FIELD 5998.0
Data.Not In Labor Force.White Float $MISSING_FIELD 0.0
Data.Civilian Labor Force.Asian.Counts Float $MISSING_FIELD 0.0
Data.Civilian Labor Force.Asian.Participation Rate Float $MISSING_FIELD 0.0
Data.Employed.Asian.Counts Float $MISSING_FIELD 0.0
Data.Employed.Asian.Unemployment Rate Float $MISSING_FIELD 0.0
Data.Unemployed.Asian.Counts Float $MISSING_FIELD 0.0
Data.Unemployed.Asian.Unemployment Rate Float $MISSING_FIELD 0.0
Data.Civilian Labor Force.Black or African American.Counts.All Float $MISSING_FIELD 8334.0
Data.Civilian Labor Force.Black or African American.Counts.Men Float $MISSING_FIELD 4180.0
Data.Civilian Labor Force.Black or African American.Counts.Women Float $MISSING_FIELD 3498.0
Data.Civilian Labor Force.Black or African American.Participation Rate.All Float $MISSING_FIELD 58.1
Data.Civilian Labor Force.Black or African American.Participation Rate.Men Float $MISSING_FIELD 76.2
Data.Civilian Labor Force.Black or African American.Participation Rate.Women Float $MISSING_FIELD 50.9
Data.Civilian Labor Force.White.Counts.All Float $MISSING_FIELD 75608.0
Data.Civilian Labor Force.White.Counts.Men Float $MISSING_FIELD 43514.0
Data.Civilian Labor Force.White.Counts.Women Float $MISSING_FIELD 25728.0
Data.Civilian Labor Force.White.Participation Rate.All Float $MISSING_FIELD 59.7
Data.Civilian Labor Force.White.Participation Rate.Men Float $MISSING_FIELD 81.7
Data.Civilian Labor Force.White.Participation Rate.Women Float $MISSING_FIELD 42.7
Data.Employed.Black or African American.Counts.All Float $MISSING_FIELD 7367.0
Data.Employed.Black or African American.Counts.Men Float $MISSING_FIELD 3802.0
Data.Employed.Black or African American.Counts.Women Float $MISSING_FIELD 3156.0
Data.Employed.Black or African American.Employment-Population Ratio.All Float $MISSING_FIELD 51.4
Data.Employed.Black or African American.Employment-Population Ratio.Men Float $MISSING_FIELD 69.3
Data.Employed.Black or African American.Employment-Population Ratio.Women Float $MISSING_FIELD 45.9
Data.Employed.White.Counts.All Float $MISSING_FIELD 71169.0
Data.Employed.White.Counts.Men Float $MISSING_FIELD 41418.0
Data.Employed.White.Counts.Women Float $MISSING_FIELD 24403.0
Data.Employed.White.Employment-Population Ratio.All Float $MISSING_FIELD 56.1
Data.Employed.White.Employment-Population Ratio.Men Float $MISSING_FIELD 77.7
Data.Employed.White.Employment-Population Ratio.Women Float $MISSING_FIELD 40.5
Data.Unemployed.Black or African American.Counts.All Float $MISSING_FIELD 967.0
Data.Unemployed.Black or African American.Counts.Men Float $MISSING_FIELD 378.0
Data.Unemployed.Black or African American.Counts.Women Float $MISSING_FIELD 343.0
Data.Unemployed.Black or African American.Unemployment Rate.All Float $MISSING_FIELD 11.6
Data.Unemployed.Black or African American.Unemployment Rate.Men Float $MISSING_FIELD 9.0
Data.Unemployed.Black or African American.Unemployment Rate.Women Float $MISSING_FIELD 9.8
Data.Unemployed.White.Counts.All Float $MISSING_FIELD 4439.0
Data.Unemployed.White.Counts.Men Float $MISSING_FIELD 2096.0
Data.Unemployed.White.Counts.Women Float $MISSING_FIELD 1325.0
Data.Unemployed.White.Unemployment Rate.All Float $MISSING_FIELD 5.9
Data.Unemployed.White.Unemployment Rate.Men Float $MISSING_FIELD 4.8
Data.Unemployed.White.Unemployment Rate.Women Float $MISSING_FIELD 5.1