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
Aug.
2016
July
2017
Aug.
2017
Aug.
2016
Apr.
2017
May
2017
June
2017
July
2017
Aug.
2017

AGE AND SEX

Total, 16 years and over

7,853 6,981 7,132 4.9 4.4 4.3 4.4 4.3 4.4

16 to 19 years

937 775 803 15.6 14.7 14.3 13.3 13.2 13.6

16 to 17 years

367 332 329 16.8 16.8 13.1 13.9 15.5 14.7

18 to 19 years

575 428 477 15.1 12.5 14.6 13.2 11.6 13.1

20 years and over

6,915 6,205 6,330 4.5 4.0 3.9 4.0 4.0 4.1

20 to 24 years

1,245 1,133 1,092 8.1 7.3 6.7 7.5 7.4 7.1

25 years and over

5,687 5,078 5,267 4.1 3.6 3.6 3.7 3.6 3.8

25 to 54 years

4,428 3,914 4,090 4.3 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8 4.0

25 to 34 years

1,869 1,652 1,761 5.2 4.4 4.9 4.4 4.6 4.9

35 to 44 years

1,335 1,184 1,135 4.1 3.6 3.3 3.4 3.6 3.4

45 to 54 years

1,224 1,078 1,194 3.6 3.4 3.2 3.6 3.2 3.6

55 years and over

1,270 1,162 1,165 3.5 3.2 3.1 3.2 3.2 3.2

Men, 16 years and over

4,234 3,715 3,826 5.0 4.4 4.2 4.4 4.4 4.5

16 to 19 years

541 437 422 17.6 16.3 15.7 14.4 15.2 14.6

16 to 17 years

198 174 156 18.3 15.9 13.7 14.4 17.9 15.0

18 to 19 years

345 254 271 17.4 15.3 16.4 14.8 13.4 14.7

20 years and over

3,693 3,278 3,405 4.5 4.0 3.8 4.0 4.0 4.1

20 to 24 years

741 642 610 9.3 8.4 7.9 8.4 8.0 7.6

25 years and over

2,948 2,634 2,799 4.0 3.5 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.8

25 to 54 years

2,250 2,068 2,169 4.1 3.6 3.6 3.7 3.8 4.0

25 to 34 years

965 871 966 5.0 4.4 4.6 4.5 4.5 5.0

35 to 44 years

670 624 581 3.8 3.4 3.0 3.2 3.5 3.3

45 to 54 years

615 573 621 3.5 2.8 3.0 3.4 3.2 3.5

55 years and over

697 566 630 3.6 3.2 2.9 3.0 2.9 3.2

Women, 16 years and over

3,619 3,265 3,306 4.9 4.4 4.3 4.4 4.3 4.4

16 to 19 years

396 338 381 13.5 13.1 12.8 12.2 11.3 12.7

16 to 17 years

169 158 173 15.3 17.6 12.6 13.5 13.5 14.3

18 to 19 years

230 174 207 12.6 9.5 12.6 11.3 9.7 11.5

20 years and over

3,223 2,927 2,925 4.5 4.1 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0

20 to 24 years

504 491 482 6.8 6.1 5.3 6.4 6.7 6.6

25 years and over

2,739 2,444 2,467 4.3 3.8 3.9 3.8 3.7 3.8

25 to 54 years

2,177 1,846 1,921 4.6 4.1 4.1 3.9 3.8 4.0

25 to 34 years

903 781 794 5.4 4.4 5.1 4.2 4.6 4.8

35 to 44 years

665 560 554 4.4 3.9 3.7 3.6 3.7 3.6

45 to 54 years

609 505 573 3.8 4.0 3.5 3.9 3.2 3.6

55 years and over

564 578 533 3.4 3.2 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.1

MARITAL STATUS

Married men, spouse present(1)

1,248 1,110 1,217 2.7 2.4 2.3 2.2 2.4 2.6

Married women, spouse present(1)

1,104 1,060 1,039 3.0 2.8 2.5 2.8 2.9 2.8

Women who maintain families(2)

821 703 742 7.9 6.0 6.8 6.9 6.8 7.2

FULL- OR PART-TIME STATUS

Full-time workers(3)

6,402 5,717 5,861 4.9 4.3 4.2 4.4 4.3 4.5

Part-time workers(4)

1,429 1,291 1,271 5.0 5.0 4.8 4.2 4.5 4.4

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: September 01, 2017