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.
2014
July
2015
Aug.
2015
Aug.
2014
Apr.
2015
May
2015
June
2015
July
2015
Aug.
2015

AGE AND SEX

Total, 16 years and over

9,568 8,266 8,029 6.1 5.4 5.5 5.3 5.3 5.1

16 to 19 years

1,083 904 945 19.4 17.1 17.9 18.1 16.2 16.9

16 to 17 years

449 346 369 23.1 20.0 19.3 18.3 17.4 18.5

18 to 19 years

643 576 577 17.6 15.1 16.7 18.2 15.9 16.0

20 years and over

8,484 7,362 7,084 5.6 5.0 5.0 4.8 4.9 4.7

20 to 24 years

1,655 1,577 1,395 10.7 9.6 10.1 9.9 10.1 8.9

25 years and over

6,891 5,809 5,739 5.1 4.5 4.5 4.2 4.3 4.2

25 to 54 years

5,373 4,526 4,417 5.3 4.6 4.7 4.4 4.5 4.4

25 to 34 years

2,350 1,895 1,825 6.8 5.8 5.8 5.6 5.5 5.3

35 to 44 years

1,552 1,340 1,265 4.8 4.3 4.4 3.9 4.1 3.9

45 to 54 years

1,472 1,291 1,327 4.3 3.8 3.9 3.5 3.8 3.9

55 years and over

1,544 1,282 1,329 4.5 4.0 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.8

Men, 16 years and over

5,136 4,376 4,261 6.2 5.5 5.6 5.4 5.2 5.1

16 to 19 years

594 488 501 21.2 17.9 20.5 20.4 17.5 17.7

16 to 17 years

235 184 186 24.7 21.0 22.0 19.5 18.7 18.7

18 to 19 years

370 315 319 19.8 15.2 19.1 21.4 17.4 17.3

20 years and over

4,543 3,887 3,760 5.7 5.0 5.0 4.8 4.8 4.7

20 to 24 years

942 883 792 11.5 10.5 11.0 10.9 11.0 9.8

25 years and over

3,648 3,009 3,006 5.1 4.4 4.4 4.1 4.1 4.1

25 to 54 years

2,857 2,340 2,284 5.3 4.5 4.6 4.3 4.3 4.2

25 to 34 years

1,222 1,017 977 6.6 5.4 5.6 5.3 5.4 5.2

35 to 44 years

860 668 622 4.9 4.0 4.3 4.0 3.8 3.5

45 to 54 years

774 656 685 4.3 4.0 3.7 3.4 3.7 3.8

55 years and over

792 668 723 4.4 4.2 3.9 3.8 3.6 3.9

Women, 16 years and over

4,431 3,891 3,768 6.1 5.4 5.4 5.2 5.3 5.1

16 to 19 years

490 416 444 17.6 16.3 15.1 15.8 15.0 16.1

16 to 17 years

214 161 183 21.5 18.9 16.4 17.2 16.1 18.3

18 to 19 years

273 260 257 15.4 15.0 14.4 15.2 14.5 14.6

20 years and over

3,942 3,474 3,324 5.6 4.9 5.0 4.8 4.9 4.7

20 to 24 years

713 694 603 9.7 8.5 9.1 8.8 9.2 7.9

25 years and over

3,243 2,801 2,733 5.2 4.5 4.5 4.3 4.4 4.3

25 to 54 years

2,517 2,186 2,133 5.4 4.8 4.9 4.5 4.7 4.6

25 to 34 years

1,127 879 848 7.1 6.2 6.0 6.0 5.5 5.3

35 to 44 years

692 672 643 4.6 4.6 4.5 3.8 4.4 4.3

45 to 54 years

698 635 642 4.3 3.7 4.1 3.6 4.0 4.0

55 years and over

752 591 602 4.7 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.7

MARITAL STATUS

Married men, spouse present

1,487 1,294 1,275 3.2 3.0 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.8

Married women, spouse present

1,333 1,179 1,130 3.7 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.3 3.1

Women who maintain families(1)

960 855 855 9.3 7.0 6.8 7.8 8.0 8.1

FULL- OR PART-TIME STATUS

Full-time workers(2)

7,912 6,838 6,618 6.2 5.5 5.6 5.3 5.3 5.1

Part-time workers(3)

1,623 1,457 1,386 5.5 4.9 4.9 5.2 5.1 4.9

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: September 04, 2015