Table 1.5. Admissions aged 16 and older, by employment status: 2001-2011 and U.S. population aged 16 and older: 2011
Percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions (excl. Puerto Rico).]
Employment status TEDS admissions U.S.
population
aged 16
and older
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2011
Total admissions
aged 16 and older
1,704,567 1,821,306 1,790,081 1,765,427 1,882,960 1,876,012 1,862,348 1,957,620 1,945,613 1,811,157 1,765,700
Employment status
Employed  31.7  29.7  28.7  28.9  29.1  29.5  29.1  28.3  23.9  22.6  22.1  58.4
Full time  24.5  22.5  21.5  21.6  21.7  22.0  21.5  20.7  16.3  15.0  14.7  47.0
Part time   7.1   7.3   7.2   7.3   7.4   7.5   7.6   7.7   7.6   7.6   7.4  11.4
Unemployed  25.5  28.5  30.2  30.6  31.6  32.3  33.5  35.5  39.1  40.1  40.2   5.7
Not in labor force  42.8  41.8  41.1  40.4  39.3  38.2  37.4  36.1  37.0  37.3  37.7  35.9
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No. of admissions  1,618,640 1,729,278 1,693,669 1,659,660 1,794,783 1,833,070 1,836,713 1,932,015 1,921,649 1,792,199 1,741,554
Employment status
adjusted for age, gender, and race/ethnicity1
Employed  26.7  25.5  24.6  24.6  24.7  25.1  24.8  24.4  21.1  20.0  19.6  58.4
Full time  19.8  18.5  17.8  17.6  17.6  17.9  17.6  17.3  14.0  13.0  12.7  47.0
Part time   7.0   7.0   6.8   7.0   7.0   7.3   7.2   7.2   7.1   7.0   6.9  11.4
Unemployed  20.7  23.2  24.9  25.3  26.0  26.6  27.3  28.8  31.4  32.7  33.0   5.7
Not in labor force  52.6  51.3  50.5  50.1  49.4  48.3  47.9  46.7  47.5  47.3  47.4  35.9
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0   100.0
1 Adjusted for age, gender, and race/ethnicity to the 2001-2011 U.S. resident population with 2010 population data used for 2011 data.
SOURCE: Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 10.15.12. Employment: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey, Tables 1 & 8, accessed at http://www.bls.gov/cps/tables.htm and US Bureau of Census, for population projections by state, age, gender, race.

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