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.
2015
Dec.
2015
Jan.
2016
Jan.
2015
Sept.
2015
Oct.
2015
Nov.
2015
Dec.
2015
Jan.
2016

AGE AND SEX

Total, 16 years and over

8,920 7,904 7,791 5.7 5.1 5.0 5.0 5.0 4.9

16 to 19 years

1,096 938 931 18.9 16.2 15.8 15.6 16.1 16.0

16 to 17 years

403 346 364 19.7 17.6 18.0 17.1 17.4 17.9

18 to 19 years

675 581 566 18.1 15.8 14.8 15.2 15.2 14.9

20 years and over

7,824 6,966 6,860 5.2 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.5

20 to 24 years

1,511 1,460 1,252 9.7 9.2 9.4 9.6 9.4 8.2

25 years and over

6,273 5,507 5,554 4.6 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.0 4.0

25 to 54 years

4,866 4,399 4,287 4.8 4.2 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.2

25 to 34 years

2,025 1,853 1,783 5.9 5.1 5.3 5.5 5.3 5.1

35 to 44 years

1,436 1,320 1,301 4.4 4.0 4.1 3.9 4.0 4.0

45 to 54 years

1,405 1,226 1,203 4.1 3.4 3.6 3.3 3.6 3.5

55 years and over

1,428 1,132 1,290 4.2 3.8 3.5 3.7 3.2 3.7

Men, 16 years and over

4,855 4,330 4,134 5.8 5.1 5.1 5.2 5.2 4.9

16 to 19 years

590 522 505 20.0 16.8 16.7 18.1 17.7 17.4

16 to 17 years

206 202 200 20.5 19.0 20.2 19.1 20.6 19.8

18 to 19 years

373 305 305 19.3 16.1 15.1 17.8 15.8 16.1

20 years and over

4,265 3,808 3,629 5.3 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.5

20 to 24 years

927 824 712 11.4 10.4 10.6 11.2 10.3 9.0

25 years and over

3,321 2,994 2,881 4.6 4.1 4.1 4.0 4.1 3.9

25 to 54 years

2,562 2,344 2,181 4.7 4.1 4.3 4.2 4.3 4.0

25 to 34 years

1,083 1,050 945 5.8 5.2 5.5 5.6 5.6 5.0

35 to 44 years

779 678 639 4.4 3.7 3.8 3.7 3.9 3.6

45 to 54 years

700 616 597 3.9 3.4 3.5 3.2 3.5 3.3

55 years and over

759 650 700 4.2 4.0 3.4 3.7 3.5 3.7

Women, 16 years and over

4,065 3,574 3,657 5.5 5.0 4.9 4.9 4.8 4.9

16 to 19 years

506 416 425 17.8 15.6 14.9 13.0 14.4 14.5

16 to 17 years

197 144 164 18.9 16.2 15.8 15.1 14.2 16.1

18 to 19 years

302 276 261 16.8 15.4 14.4 12.5 14.7 13.8

20 years and over

3,559 3,157 3,231 5.0 4.5 4.5 4.6 4.4 4.5

20 to 24 years

584 636 540 7.9 7.9 8.1 7.9 8.5 7.3

25 years and over

2,952 2,513 2,672 4.7 4.1 4.1 4.2 4.0 4.2

25 to 54 years

2,304 2,054 2,106 4.9 4.3 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.5

25 to 34 years

942 803 838 6.0 5.0 5.1 5.4 5.0 5.2

35 to 44 years

657 642 662 4.4 4.4 4.5 4.3 4.2 4.4

45 to 54 years

706 610 606 4.4 3.4 3.7 3.4 3.8 3.8

55 years and over

660 520 580 4.1 3.6 3.4 3.6 3.1 3.5

MARITAL STATUS

Married men, spouse present

1,362 1,259 1,219 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.6

Married women, spouse present

1,203 1,095 1,081 3.3 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.0 3.0

Women who maintain families(1)

824 607 744 8.1 7.1 7.5 6.9 5.8 7.1

FULL- OR PART-TIME STATUS

Full-time workers(2)

7,479 6,576 6,340 5.8 5.1 5.1 5.1 5.1 4.9

Part-time workers(3)

1,426 1,331 1,444 4.9 4.8 4.6 4.9 4.6 5.0

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: February 05, 2016