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
May
2015
Apr.
2016
May
2016
May
2015
Jan.
2016
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016
May
2016

AGE AND SEX

Total, 16 years and over

8,619 7,920 7,436 5.5 4.9 4.9 5.0 5.0 4.7

16 to 19 years

1,033 941 937 17.8 16.0 15.6 15.9 16.0 16.0

16 to 17 years

398 415 394 19.3 17.9 18.8 19.2 19.7 18.5

18 to 19 years

628 504 536 16.8 14.9 13.8 14.0 13.5 14.4

20 years and over

7,586 6,979 6,500 5.0 4.5 4.5 4.6 4.6 4.3

20 to 24 years

1,577 1,357 1,269 10.1 8.2 8.6 8.4 8.8 8.3

25 years and over

6,028 5,618 5,261 4.4 4.0 4.1 4.1 4.1 3.8

25 to 54 years

4,748 4,319 4,074 4.7 4.2 4.1 4.2 4.2 4.0

25 to 34 years

2,007 1,822 1,777 5.8 5.1 5.1 5.2 5.2 5.0

35 to 44 years

1,418 1,298 1,137 4.4 4.0 3.8 3.9 4.0 3.5

45 to 54 years

1,323 1,199 1,160 3.9 3.5 3.5 3.6 3.5 3.4

55 years and over

1,287 1,298 1,189 3.7 3.7 3.8 3.9 3.6 3.4

Men, 16 years and over

4,652 4,222 3,963 5.5 4.9 4.9 5.0 5.0 4.7

16 to 19 years

604 473 473 20.4 17.4 16.8 17.0 16.4 16.2

16 to 17 years

237 204 197 22.1 19.8 21.4 22.8 20.6 19.3

18 to 19 years

361 247 271 19.1 16.1 14.5 14.3 13.2 14.3

20 years and over

4,048 3,749 3,490 5.0 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.6 4.3

20 to 24 years

899 762 699 11.0 9.0 9.3 9.1 9.5 8.8

25 years and over

3,184 2,985 2,823 4.4 3.9 4.0 4.0 4.1 3.8

25 to 54 years

2,467 2,269 2,135 4.6 4.0 4.0 4.1 4.2 3.9

25 to 34 years

1,067 1,023 975 5.7 5.0 5.0 4.9 5.4 5.1

35 to 44 years

741 636 593 4.2 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.4

45 to 54 years

659 610 567 3.7 3.3 3.3 3.6 3.4 3.2

55 years and over

717 716 687 3.9 3.7 4.0 4.0 3.8 3.6

Women, 16 years and over

3,967 3,698 3,473 5.4 4.9 4.9 5.0 5.0 4.7

16 to 19 years

430 468 464 15.2 14.5 14.3 14.6 15.7 15.9

16 to 17 years

161 211 196 16.2 16.1 16.3 16.0 18.9 17.8

18 to 19 years

267 257 265 14.4 13.8 13.1 13.6 13.7 14.5

20 years and over

3,538 3,230 3,009 5.0 4.5 4.5 4.6 4.5 4.2

20 to 24 years

678 595 570 9.0 7.3 7.9 7.6 8.1 7.7

25 years and over

2,843 2,633 2,438 4.5 4.2 4.1 4.3 4.1 3.8

25 to 54 years

2,281 2,050 1,939 4.8 4.5 4.3 4.4 4.3 4.1

25 to 34 years

940 799 802 5.9 5.2 5.1 5.4 5.0 5.0

35 to 44 years

677 663 544 4.5 4.4 4.1 4.2 4.4 3.6

45 to 54 years

664 588 593 4.1 3.8 3.8 3.6 3.7 3.7

55 years and over

590 590 527 3.7 3.5 3.5 3.8 3.6 3.2

MARITAL STATUS

Married men, spouse present

1,326 1,258 1,209 2.9 2.6 2.6 2.9 2.7 2.6

Married women, spouse present

1,177 1,135 1,043 3.3 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.1 2.9

Women who maintain families(1)

717 695 694 6.8 7.1 7.0 6.8 6.7 6.6

FULL- OR PART-TIME STATUS

Full-time workers(2)

7,175 6,585 6,103 5.6 4.9 4.9 5.1 5.1 4.7

Part-time workers(3)

1,416 1,313 1,331 4.9 5.0 4.9 4.8 4.5 4.5

Footnotes
(1) Not seasonally adjusted.
(2) 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.
(3) 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: June 03, 2016