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
Jan.
2016
Dec.
2016
Jan.
2017
Jan.
2016
Sept.
2016
Oct.
2016
Nov.
2016
Dec.
2016
Jan.
2017

AGE AND SEX

Total, 16 years and over

7,829 7,529 7,635 4.9 4.9 4.8 4.6 4.7 4.8

16 to 19 years

934 854 890 16.0 15.9 15.6 15.2 14.7 15.0

16 to 17 years

368 368 345 18.0 17.4 19.8 18.1 17.6 16.0

18 to 19 years

565 490 546 14.9 15.3 13.5 14.2 13.1 14.5

20 years and over

6,894 6,675 6,745 4.5 4.5 4.4 4.2 4.3 4.4

20 to 24 years

1,254 1,255 1,267 8.2 8.2 8.4 8.1 8.2 8.3

25 years and over

5,575 5,412 5,414 4.1 4.1 4.0 3.9 3.9 3.9

25 to 54 years

4,300 4,130 4,173 4.2 4.3 4.1 4.0 4.0 4.1

25 to 34 years

1,798 1,699 1,767 5.1 5.1 5.1 4.8 4.7 4.9

35 to 44 years

1,295 1,305 1,297 3.9 4.1 3.9 3.5 4.0 3.9

45 to 54 years

1,207 1,127 1,109 3.6 3.6 3.4 3.5 3.3 3.3

55 years and over

1,302 1,287 1,268 3.7 3.6 3.7 3.5 3.6 3.5

Men, 16 years and over

4,152 4,118 4,083 4.9 5.1 5.0 4.8 4.8 4.8

16 to 19 years

504 513 474 17.3 16.7 17.9 18.0 17.1 15.9

16 to 17 years

200 210 181 19.7 19.1 22.0 23.3 21.1 17.2

18 to 19 years

304 296 293 16.0 15.6 16.2 16.1 14.8 15.1

20 years and over

3,648 3,605 3,609 4.5 4.6 4.6 4.3 4.4 4.4

20 to 24 years

712 737 752 9.0 9.2 9.7 9.1 9.2 9.3

25 years and over

2,898 2,873 2,829 3.9 4.2 4.0 3.8 3.9 3.8

25 to 54 years

2,189 2,166 2,190 4.0 4.3 4.1 3.9 3.9 4.0

25 to 34 years

955 914 951 5.0 5.2 5.1 4.8 4.7 4.9

35 to 44 years

635 680 683 3.6 4.1 3.8 3.5 3.8 3.9

45 to 54 years

599 572 555 3.3 3.5 3.2 3.3 3.2 3.1

55 years and over

709 707 639 3.8 3.9 3.9 3.6 3.7 3.3

Women, 16 years and over

3,676 3,411 3,552 5.0 4.8 4.6 4.5 4.6 4.8

16 to 19 years

430 340 416 14.7 15.1 13.2 12.2 12.0 14.2

16 to 17 years

168 158 164 16.2 15.8 18.0 13.1 14.4 14.8

18 to 19 years

261 194 253 13.8 14.9 10.2 12.1 11.1 13.8

20 years and over

3,246 3,071 3,136 4.6 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.3 4.4

20 to 24 years

542 517 515 7.3 7.0 6.9 7.0 7.0 7.1

25 years and over

2,677 2,539 2,585 4.2 4.1 4.0 3.9 3.9 4.0

25 to 54 years

2,110 1,964 1,983 4.5 4.4 4.2 4.0 4.1 4.2

25 to 34 years

843 784 816 5.2 5.1 5.0 4.8 4.7 5.0

35 to 44 years

660 624 613 4.4 4.2 4.1 3.6 4.1 4.1

45 to 54 years

607 555 554 3.8 3.7 3.6 3.7 3.5 3.5

55 years and over

582 596 615 3.5 3.3 3.5 3.4 3.6 3.6

MARITAL STATUS

Married men, spouse present(1)

1,228 1,275 1,284 2.6 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.7

Married women, spouse present(1)

1,090 1,070 1,119 3.0 3.0 3.0 2.7 2.9 3.1

Women who maintain families(2)

744 621 660 7.1 6.4 6.1 6.2 5.8 6.3

FULL- OR PART-TIME STATUS

Full-time workers(3)

6,347 6,094 6,223 4.9 5.0 4.8 4.7 4.7 4.8

Part-time workers(4)

1,450 1,435 1,395 5.0 4.9 5.0 4.5 4.9 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: February 03, 2017