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.
2016
Nov.
2017
Dec.
2017
Dec.
2016
Aug.
2017
Sept.
2017
Oct.
2017
Nov.
2017
Dec.
2017

AGE AND SEX

Total, 16 years and over

7,502 6,616 6,576 4.7 4.4 4.2 4.1 4.1 4.1

16 to 19 years

840 929 780 14.4 13.8 13.0 13.7 15.9 13.6

16 to 17 years

365 455 341 17.2 14.6 13.9 15.0 19.1 15.2

18 to 19 years

492 506 467 13.1 12.9 12.8 13.2 14.4 13.2

20 years and over

6,662 5,688 5,796 4.3 4.1 3.9 3.7 3.7 3.7

20 to 24 years

1,235 1,075 1,063 8.0 7.2 7.6 7.2 7.1 7.1

25 years and over

5,420 4,638 4,735 3.9 3.7 3.5 3.3 3.3 3.4

25 to 54 years

4,131 3,474 3,528 4.0 3.9 3.5 3.4 3.4 3.4

25 to 34 years

1,694 1,545 1,615 4.7 4.9 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.5

35 to 44 years

1,300 1,023 992 4.0 3.4 3.2 3.0 3.1 3.0

45 to 54 years

1,137 906 921 3.4 3.4 3.1 2.7 2.7 2.7

55 years and over

1,267 1,144 1,200 3.5 3.2 3.2 3.1 3.1 3.3

Men, 16 years and over

4,104 3,555 3,533 4.8 4.5 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.1

16 to 19 years

504 505 416 16.8 14.8 15.2 16.0 17.7 14.8

16 to 17 years

207 231 158 20.3 15.1 15.6 17.4 20.7 15.7

18 to 19 years

304 287 271 15.3 14.5 15.2 15.7 16.6 15.0

20 years and over

3,600 3,050 3,117 4.4 4.1 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.8

20 to 24 years

736 662 620 9.2 7.7 8.7 8.0 8.4 7.9

25 years and over

2,838 2,406 2,480 3.8 3.7 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.3

25 to 54 years

2,150 1,747 1,814 3.9 3.9 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.3

25 to 34 years

906 793 841 4.7 5.0 4.3 4.3 4.1 4.3

35 to 44 years

673 485 471 3.8 3.2 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.6

45 to 54 years

571 468 502 3.2 3.5 3.0 2.7 2.7 2.8

55 years and over

688 659 667 3.6 3.2 3.1 3.3 3.4 3.4

Women, 16 years and over

3,398 3,061 3,043 4.5 4.4 4.2 3.9 4.1 4.0

16 to 19 years

336 424 364 11.8 12.9 11.0 11.4 14.1 12.3

16 to 17 years

158 224 183 14.4 14.2 12.5 12.8 17.7 14.7

18 to 19 years

189 219 196 10.8 11.3 10.3 10.6 12.4 11.3

20 years and over

3,062 2,637 2,679 4.3 4.0 3.9 3.6 3.6 3.7

20 to 24 years

499 413 443 6.8 6.6 6.4 6.3 5.8 6.2

25 years and over

2,583 2,232 2,254 4.0 3.7 3.6 3.3 3.4 3.5

25 to 54 years

1,981 1,727 1,714 4.2 3.9 3.7 3.5 3.6 3.6

25 to 34 years

788 752 774 4.7 4.7 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.6

35 to 44 years

627 538 521 4.1 3.6 3.5 3.3 3.5 3.4

45 to 54 years

567 438 418 3.6 3.4 3.1 2.7 2.8 2.6

55 years and over

594 483 546 3.5 3.1 3.4 2.9 2.8 3.2

MARITAL STATUS

Married men, spouse present(1)

1,272 969 1,033 2.7 2.6 2.3 2.0 2.1 2.2

Married women, spouse present(1)

1,071 833 942 2.9 2.8 2.5 2.4 2.3 2.6

Women who maintain families(2)

621 590 552 5.8 7.2 6.5 5.6 5.5 5.3

FULL- OR PART-TIME STATUS

Full-time workers(3)

6,092 5,189 5,314 4.7 4.4 4.2 4.0 3.9 4.0

Part-time workers(4)

1,465 1,421 1,295 5.0 4.4 4.3 4.5 5.0 4.5

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 05, 2018