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.
2017
July
2018
Aug.
2018
Aug.
2017
Apr.
2018
May
2018
June
2018
July
2018
Aug.
2018

AGE AND SEX

Total, 16 years and over

7,127 6,280 6,234 4.4 3.9 3.8 4.0 3.9 3.9

16 to 19 years

813 775 714 13.8 12.9 12.8 12.6 13.1 12.8

16 to 17 years

330 285 274 14.6 13.8 14.8 14.4 13.6 13.4

18 to 19 years

468 473 430 12.9 12.7 12.2 11.4 12.5 12.2

20 years and over

6,313 5,505 5,520 4.1 3.6 3.4 3.7 3.5 3.5

20 to 24 years

1,099 1,048 1,012 7.2 6.7 7.1 7.4 6.9 6.8

25 years and over

5,175 4,460 4,483 3.7 3.3 3.0 3.3 3.2 3.2

25 to 54 years

4,020 3,286 3,337 3.9 3.4 3.1 3.3 3.2 3.2

25 to 34 years

1,749 1,294 1,510 4.9 4.4 3.8 3.9 3.5 4.1

35 to 44 years

1,113 1,033 972 3.4 3.0 2.8 3.1 3.1 2.9

45 to 54 years

1,157 960 855 3.4 2.8 2.7 3.0 2.9 2.6

55 years and over

1,166 1,157 1,155 3.2 3.0 2.8 3.1 3.1 3.1

Men, 16 years and over

3,836 3,266 3,309 4.5 4.1 3.9 4.1 3.8 3.9

16 to 19 years

426 449 414 14.8 15.3 16.0 14.7 15.5 14.7

16 to 17 years

157 156 150 15.1 17.2 18.0 16.5 16.1 15.6

18 to 19 years

265 276 262 14.5 14.6 15.1 13.2 14.5 14.1

20 years and over

3,410 2,818 2,895 4.1 3.7 3.5 3.7 3.4 3.5

20 to 24 years

618 575 570 7.7 7.7 7.9 8.2 7.4 7.5

25 years and over

2,762 2,250 2,317 3.7 3.3 3.1 3.2 3.0 3.1

25 to 54 years

2,136 1,637 1,717 3.9 3.4 3.1 3.2 3.0 3.1

25 to 34 years

962 687 821 5.0 4.6 3.8 3.8 3.5 4.1

35 to 44 years

563 467 470 3.2 2.7 2.7 2.9 2.6 2.6

45 to 54 years

611 484 426 3.5 2.7 2.8 3.0 2.8 2.4

55 years and over

626 613 600 3.2 3.2 3.0 3.2 3.1 3.0

Women, 16 years and over

3,291 3,013 2,925 4.4 3.7 3.6 4.0 3.9 3.9

16 to 19 years

388 327 300 12.9 10.4 9.6 10.5 10.9 10.8

16 to 17 years

172 129 125 14.2 10.6 11.6 12.4 11.4 11.5

18 to 19 years

203 197 168 11.3 10.6 9.2 9.5 10.5 10.0

20 years and over

2,903 2,687 2,625 4.0 3.5 3.3 3.7 3.7 3.6

20 to 24 years

482 473 442 6.6 5.7 6.2 6.6 6.3 6.1

25 years and over

2,413 2,210 2,166 3.7 3.2 3.0 3.4 3.4 3.3

25 to 54 years

1,884 1,649 1,620 3.9 3.5 3.2 3.4 3.4 3.4

25 to 34 years

788 607 689 4.7 4.2 3.9 4.0 3.6 4.1

35 to 44 years

550 566 502 3.6 3.3 3.0 3.3 3.6 3.2

45 to 54 years

546 476 430 3.4 2.8 2.6 2.9 3.0 2.7

55 years and over

524 529 539 3.1 2.8 2.7 3.0 3.0 3.1

MARITAL STATUS

Married men, spouse present(1)

1,195 931 931 2.6 2.1 1.9 2.1 2.0 2.0

Married women, spouse present(1)

1,030 939 931 2.8 2.4 2.3 2.5 2.5 2.5

Women who maintain families(2)

742 588 556 7.2 5.5 4.7 5.5 5.6 5.4

FULL- OR PART-TIME STATUS

Full-time workers(3)

5,808 5,058 4,993 4.4 3.9 3.7 4.0 3.8 3.7

Part-time workers(4)

1,274 1,242 1,196 4.4 4.2 4.2 4.3 4.4 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: September 07, 2018