Table A-10. Selected unemployment indicators, seasonally adjusted

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-10. Selected unemployment indicators, seasonally adjusted
Characteristic Number of
unemployed persons
(in thousands)
Unemployment rates
Mar.
2015
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2015
Nov.
2015
Dec.
2015
Jan.
2016
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016

AGE AND SEX

Total, 16 years and over

8,557 7,815 7,966 5.5 5.0 5.0 4.9 4.9 5.0

16 to 19 years

1,018 920 929 17.6 15.6 16.1 16.0 15.6 15.9

16 to 17 years

354 401 402 18.0 17.1 17.4 17.9 18.8 19.2

18 to 19 years

648 525 529 17.0 15.2 15.2 14.9 13.8 14.0

20 years and over

7,540 6,895 7,036 5.0 4.6 4.6 4.5 4.5 4.6

20 to 24 years

1,581 1,328 1,299 10.3 9.6 9.4 8.2 8.6 8.4

25 years and over

5,932 5,571 5,717 4.4 4.1 4.0 4.0 4.1 4.1

25 to 54 years

4,559 4,229 4,311 4.5 4.3 4.3 4.2 4.1 4.2

25 to 34 years

1,955 1,775 1,819 5.6 5.5 5.3 5.1 5.1 5.2

35 to 44 years

1,339 1,257 1,266 4.1 3.9 4.0 4.0 3.8 3.9

45 to 54 years

1,264 1,196 1,227 3.7 3.3 3.6 3.5 3.5 3.6

55 years and over

1,353 1,344 1,387 3.9 3.7 3.2 3.7 3.8 3.9

Men, 16 years and over

4,663 4,181 4,222 5.6 5.2 5.2 4.9 4.9 5.0

16 to 19 years

579 504 503 19.8 18.1 17.7 17.4 16.8 17.0

16 to 17 years

195 226 227 20.4 19.1 20.6 19.8 21.4 22.8

18 to 19 years

377 285 280 19.3 17.8 15.8 16.1 14.5 14.3

20 years and over

4,084 3,677 3,719 5.1 4.7 4.7 4.5 4.5 4.5

20 to 24 years

885 745 729 11.1 11.2 10.3 9.0 9.3 9.1

25 years and over

3,176 2,938 2,970 4.4 4.0 4.1 3.9 4.0 4.0

25 to 54 years

2,430 2,182 2,221 4.5 4.2 4.3 4.0 4.0 4.1

25 to 34 years

1,048 959 947 5.6 5.6 5.6 5.0 5.0 4.9

35 to 44 years

716 637 632 4.1 3.7 3.9 3.6 3.6 3.6

45 to 54 years

665 586 642 3.7 3.2 3.5 3.3 3.3 3.6

55 years and over

747 756 749 4.1 3.7 3.5 3.7 4.0 4.0

Women, 16 years and over

3,894 3,634 3,743 5.3 4.9 4.8 4.9 4.9 5.0

16 to 19 years

439 415 426 15.3 13.0 14.4 14.5 14.3 14.6

16 to 17 years

159 176 175 15.8 15.1 14.2 16.1 16.3 16.0

18 to 19 years

271 240 248 14.5 12.5 14.7 13.8 13.1 13.6

20 years and over

3,455 3,219 3,317 4.9 4.6 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.6

20 to 24 years

696 583 570 9.4 7.9 8.5 7.3 7.9 7.6

25 years and over

2,755 2,632 2,747 4.4 4.2 4.0 4.2 4.1 4.3

25 to 54 years

2,129 2,047 2,089 4.6 4.4 4.4 4.5 4.3 4.4

25 to 34 years

907 817 872 5.7 5.4 5.0 5.2 5.1 5.4

35 to 44 years

623 619 633 4.2 4.3 4.2 4.4 4.1 4.2

45 to 54 years

598 610 584 3.7 3.4 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.6

55 years and over

603 577 629 3.7 3.6 3.1 3.5 3.5 3.8

MARITAL STATUS

Married men, spouse present

1,297 1,182 1,357 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.6 2.9

Married women, spouse present

1,092 1,077 1,135 3.0 3.1 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.1

Women who maintain families(1)

830 729 713 8.1 6.9 5.8 7.1 7.0 6.8

FULL- OR PART-TIME STATUS

Full-time workers(2)

7,139 6,380 6,586 5.6 5.1 5.1 4.9 4.9 5.1

Part-time workers(3)

1,411 1,430 1,389 4.9 4.9 4.6 5.0 4.9 4.8

Footnotes
(1) Not seasonally adjusted.
(2) Full-time workers are unemployed persons who have expressed a desire to work full time (35 hours or more per week) or are on layoff from full-time jobs.
(3) Part-time workers are unemployed persons who have expressed a desire to work part time (less than 35 hours per week) or are on layoff from part-time jobs.

NOTE: Detail for the seasonally adjusted data shown in this table will not necessarily add to totals because of the independent seasonal adjustment of the various series. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: April 01, 2016