HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
QUARTERLY AVERAGES
E-8. Unemployment rates by age, sex, and marital status, seasonally adjusted
[Percent]
Age, sex, and marital status 2012 2013 2014 2015
4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th

AGE AND SEX

Total, 16 years and over

7.8 7.7 7.5 7.3 7.0 6.6 6.2 6.1 5.7 5.5 5.4 5.1 5.0

16 to 19 years

24.0 24.4 23.9 22.3 21.2 21.0 19.6 19.8 17.7 17.8 17.6 16.4 15.8

16 to 17 years

27.4 29.0 26.8 26.4 23.8 21.5 22.7 22.2 19.6 18.7 19.1 17.9 17.5

18 to 19 years

22.5 21.7 22.1 20.3 20.0 20.3 17.9 18.7 16.8 17.1 16.7 15.8 15.1

20 years and over

7.2 7.1 6.9 6.7 6.4 6.1 5.7 5.6 5.2 5.1 4.9 4.7 4.6

20 to 24 years

13.2 13.4 13.3 12.8 11.6 12.0 10.8 11.2 10.6 10.0 9.8 9.4 9.5

25 years and over

6.5 6.3 6.1 6.0 5.8 5.4 5.1 4.9 4.6 4.5 4.4 4.2 4.1

25 to 54 years

6.7 6.5 6.4 6.3 6.1 5.7 5.3 5.1 4.8 4.6 4.5 4.3 4.3

25 to 34 years

7.9 7.6 7.4 7.5 7.1 6.9 6.6 6.5 6.0 5.6 5.7 5.3 5.4

35 to 44 years

6.4 6.2 5.9 5.7 5.6 5.1 4.8 4.7 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.0 4.0

45 to 54 years

5.9 5.7 5.9 5.6 5.4 5.0 4.4 4.2 4.0 3.9 3.7 3.7 3.5

55 years and over

5.9 5.8 5.4 5.1 5.2 4.6 4.5 4.3 4.2 4.1 3.8 3.8 3.5


Men, 16 years and over

7.9 7.8 7.8 7.7 7.2 6.8 6.3 6.1 5.7 5.7 5.5 5.2 5.2

16 to 19 years

27.1 26.6 26.6 25.3 23.4 23.6 21.4 21.8 18.9 19.2 19.4 17.3 17.5

16 to 17 years

29.9 32.2 30.4 28.7 24.6 24.5 25.9 23.9 21.7 19.9 20.8 18.8 20.0

18 to 19 years

26.0 23.5 24.4 23.8 22.9 22.8 19.1 20.9 17.5 18.6 18.6 16.8 16.2

20 years and over

7.2 7.1 7.1 7.1 6.6 6.2 5.8 5.6 5.3 5.2 5.0 4.7 4.7

20 to 24 years

13.6 14.3 14.6 14.3 12.6 13.2 11.9 12.3 11.1 11.1 10.8 10.3 10.7

25 years and over

6.5 6.3 6.3 6.2 6.0 5.4 5.1 4.8 4.6 4.5 4.3 4.1 4.1

25 to 54 years

6.6 6.4 6.5 6.5 6.2 5.6 5.2 5.0 4.7 4.6 4.4 4.2 4.3

25 to 34 years

7.8 7.5 7.5 7.9 7.3 6.7 6.7 6.3 5.9 5.6 5.4 5.3 5.6

35 to 44 years

6.1 5.8 5.8 5.7 5.7 5.0 4.7 4.6 4.2 4.3 4.1 3.7 3.8

45 to 54 years

5.9 5.7 6.1 5.7 5.5 5.1 4.3 4.1 3.9 3.8 3.7 3.6 3.4

55 years and over

6.1 5.9 5.6 5.5 5.3 4.7 4.7 4.3 4.4 4.3 3.9 3.8 3.5


Women, 16 years and over

7.7 7.6 7.2 6.8 6.7 6.5 6.0 6.1 5.7 5.4 5.3 5.1 4.9

16 to 19 years

20.9 22.2 21.0 19.2 19.0 18.4 17.9 17.8 16.4 16.5 15.7 15.5 14.1

16 to 17 years

24.9 25.9 23.4 24.1 23.0 18.7 19.9 20.5 17.5 17.5 17.3 16.9 15.0

18 to 19 years

18.8 19.8 19.7 16.6 16.8 17.8 16.7 16.5 16.1 15.5 14.9 14.8 13.9

20 years and over

7.1 7.0 6.7 6.3 6.2 6.0 5.6 5.6 5.2 5.0 4.9 4.7 4.5

20 to 24 years

12.9 12.4 11.9 11.1 10.6 10.7 9.5 10.0 10.1 8.7 8.7 8.3 8.1

25 years and over

6.5 6.4 6.0 5.7 5.7 5.4 5.1 5.1 4.6 4.5 4.4 4.3 4.1

25 to 54 years

6.8 6.7 6.3 6.0 5.9 5.7 5.3 5.3 4.9 4.7 4.7 4.5 4.4

25 to 34 years

8.0 7.7 7.4 7.0 7.0 7.1 6.4 6.8 6.2 5.6 6.0 5.3 5.2

35 to 44 years

6.7 6.7 6.1 5.7 5.5 5.2 5.0 4.8 4.5 4.4 4.3 4.4 4.3

45 to 54 years

5.9 5.7 5.6 5.4 5.3 4.9 4.6 4.4 4.1 4.0 3.8 3.8 3.6

55 years and over

5.5 5.5 5.1 4.6 4.9 4.5 4.4 4.4 3.9 3.9 3.7 3.6 3.4


MARITAL STATUS

Married men, spouse present

4.6 4.5 4.4 4.3 4.2 3.7 3.4 3.2 3.1 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.7

Married women, spouse present

5.1 4.9 4.5 4.4 4.5 4.1 3.9 3.7 3.4 3.2 3.3 3.1 3.0

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: January 08, 2016