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
Dec.
2017
Nov.
2018
Dec.
2018
Dec.
2017
Aug.
2018
Sept.
2018
Oct.
2018
Nov.
2018
Dec.
2018

AGE AND SEX

Total, 16 years and over

6,572 6,018 6,294 4.1 3.8 3.7 3.8 3.7 3.9

16 to 19 years

785 714 745 13.6 12.7 12.6 12.0 12.0 12.5

16 to 17 years

335 291 286 15.1 13.3 13.8 10.6 13.2 13.8

18 to 19 years

466 430 476 13.1 12.0 12.1 12.9 11.5 12.1

20 years and over

5,786 5,305 5,549 3.7 3.5 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.5

20 to 24 years

1,055 979 1,074 7.0 6.8 6.9 6.8 6.6 7.2

25 years and over

4,709 4,314 4,454 3.4 3.2 3.0 3.1 3.0 3.1

25 to 54 years

3,513 3,218 3,377 3.4 3.2 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.2

25 to 34 years

1,590 1,360 1,460 4.4 4.1 3.5 3.7 3.7 3.9

35 to 44 years

1,005 979 942 3.0 2.9 2.9 3.0 2.9 2.8

45 to 54 years

918 879 975 2.7 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.6 2.9

55 years and over

1,197 1,084 1,090 3.3 3.0 2.8 2.9 2.9 2.9

Men, 16 years and over

3,517 3,136 3,401 4.1 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.6 3.9

16 to 19 years

416 360 402 14.8 14.4 13.3 12.6 12.3 13.7

16 to 17 years

159 147 148 15.8 15.3 14.6 11.1 14.8 14.9

18 to 19 years

270 214 269 14.8 14.0 12.9 13.5 11.1 13.7

20 years and over

3,101 2,775 2,999 3.8 3.5 3.4 3.5 3.3 3.6

20 to 24 years

615 556 597 7.9 7.5 7.4 7.4 7.3 7.8

25 years and over

2,460 2,217 2,375 3.3 3.1 3.0 3.0 2.9 3.1

25 to 54 years

1,801 1,631 1,775 3.3 3.1 3.1 3.2 2.9 3.2

25 to 34 years

829 655 730 4.3 4.1 3.5 3.7 3.3 3.7

35 to 44 years

476 526 517 2.7 2.6 3.0 3.0 2.9 2.8

45 to 54 years

496 450 528 2.8 2.5 2.7 2.7 2.6 3.0

55 years and over

658 587 600 3.4 3.0 2.9 2.6 2.9 3.0

Women, 16 years and over

3,055 2,883 2,894 4.1 3.8 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.8

16 to 19 years

370 353 343 12.5 11.0 11.9 11.4 11.7 11.3

16 to 17 years

176 144 138 14.4 11.5 13.1 10.1 11.9 12.9

18 to 19 years

196 216 207 11.3 9.9 11.3 12.3 12.0 10.5

20 years and over

2,686 2,529 2,550 3.7 3.5 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.5

20 to 24 years

440 423 477 6.1 6.1 6.3 6.1 5.8 6.5

25 years and over

2,249 2,097 2,080 3.5 3.3 2.9 3.1 3.2 3.1

25 to 54 years

1,712 1,587 1,602 3.6 3.3 3.0 3.1 3.3 3.3

25 to 34 years

761 706 730 4.5 4.1 3.5 3.6 4.1 4.2

35 to 44 years

529 453 425 3.4 3.2 2.8 2.9 2.9 2.7

45 to 54 years

422 429 447 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.8 2.7 2.8

55 years and over

550 498 501 3.2 3.1 2.8 3.0 2.8 2.8

MARITAL STATUS

Married men, spouse present(1)

1,008 923 964 2.2 2.0 1.9 1.9 2.0 2.1

Married women, spouse present(1)

944 871 866 2.6 2.5 2.1 2.3 2.3 2.3

Women who maintain families(2)

552 558 453 5.3 5.4 5.1 5.3 5.4 4.5

FULL- OR PART-TIME STATUS

Full-time workers(3)

5,321 4,739 4,951 4.0 3.7 3.5 3.6 3.5 3.7

Part-time workers(4)

1,263 1,280 1,353 4.4 4.3 4.5 4.4 4.5 4.8

Footnotes
(1) Refers to persons in opposite-sex couples only.
(2) Data are not seasonally adjusted. Refers to female householders residing with one or more family members, but not an opposite-sex spouse.
(3) 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.
(4) 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: January 04, 2019