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
Oct.
2017
Sept.
2018
Oct.
2018
Oct.
2017
June
2018
July
2018
Aug.
2018
Sept.
2018
Oct.
2018

AGE AND SEX

Total, 16 years and over

6,524 5,964 6,075 4.1 4.0 3.9 3.9 3.7 3.7

16 to 19 years

796 743 712 13.7 12.6 13.1 12.8 12.8 11.9

16 to 17 years

340 282 235 15.0 14.4 13.6 13.4 13.8 10.7

18 to 19 years

467 446 492 13.2 11.4 12.5 12.2 11.9 13.0

20 years and over

5,728 5,221 5,363 3.7 3.7 3.5 3.5 3.3 3.4

20 to 24 years

1,095 1,036 1,010 7.2 7.4 6.9 6.8 6.9 6.8

25 years and over

4,620 4,210 4,335 3.3 3.3 3.2 3.2 3.0 3.1

25 to 54 years

3,501 3,149 3,269 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.2 3.0 3.1

25 to 34 years

1,593 1,299 1,350 4.4 3.9 3.5 4.1 3.5 3.6

35 to 44 years

1,003 969 1,010 3.0 3.1 3.1 2.9 2.9 3.0

45 to 54 years

905 882 908 2.7 3.0 2.9 2.6 2.7 2.7

55 years and over

1,134 1,056 1,073 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 2.8 2.8

Men, 16 years and over

3,580 3,211 3,243 4.2 4.1 3.8 3.9 3.7 3.8

16 to 19 years

462 373 362 16.0 14.7 15.5 14.7 13.4 12.7

16 to 17 years

186 134 114 17.4 16.5 16.1 15.6 14.6 11.3

18 to 19 years

284 241 251 15.7 13.2 14.5 14.1 12.8 13.5

20 years and over

3,118 2,837 2,881 3.8 3.7 3.4 3.5 3.4 3.5

20 to 24 years

635 575 565 8.0 8.2 7.4 7.5 7.4 7.4

25 years and over

2,462 2,281 2,294 3.3 3.2 3.0 3.1 3.0 3.0

25 to 54 years

1,825 1,707 1,761 3.3 3.2 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.2

25 to 34 years

844 704 747 4.3 3.8 3.5 4.1 3.6 3.7

35 to 44 years

499 539 554 2.8 2.9 2.6 2.6 3.0 3.0

45 to 54 years

482 464 460 2.7 3.0 2.8 2.4 2.7 2.6

55 years and over

638 574 533 3.3 3.2 3.1 3.0 2.9 2.7

Women, 16 years and over

2,945 2,753 2,832 3.9 4.0 3.9 3.9 3.6 3.7

16 to 19 years

334 370 350 11.4 10.5 10.9 10.8 12.2 11.3

16 to 17 years

154 148 121 12.8 12.4 11.4 11.5 13.1 10.2

18 to 19 years

182 205 241 10.6 9.5 10.5 10.0 11.0 12.6

20 years and over

2,611 2,383 2,482 3.6 3.7 3.7 3.6 3.3 3.4

20 to 24 years

460 461 445 6.3 6.6 6.3 6.1 6.3 6.1

25 years and over

2,157 1,930 2,041 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.3 2.9 3.1

25 to 54 years

1,676 1,442 1,508 3.5 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.0 3.1

25 to 34 years

749 595 604 4.5 4.0 3.6 4.1 3.5 3.5

35 to 44 years

504 430 456 3.3 3.3 3.6 3.2 2.8 2.9

45 to 54 years

423 418 448 2.7 2.9 3.0 2.7 2.6 2.8

55 years and over

494 500 532 2.9 3.0 3.0 3.1 2.8 3.0

MARITAL STATUS

Married men, spouse present(1)

954 898 897 2.0 2.1 2.0 2.0 1.9 1.9

Married women, spouse present(1)

889 780 836 2.4 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.1 2.3

Women who maintain families(2)

578 529 565 5.6 5.5 5.6 5.4 5.1 5.3

FULL- OR PART-TIME STATUS

Full-time workers(3)

5,246 4,662 4,838 4.0 4.0 3.8 3.7 3.5 3.6

Part-time workers(4)

1,275 1,267 1,241 4.5 4.3 4.4 4.3 4.5 4.3

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: November 02, 2018