HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
QUARTERLY AVERAGES
E-16. Unemployment rates by age, sex, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity
[Percent]
Age and sex Total White Black or African
American
Asian Hispanic or Latino
3rd
2015
3rd
2016
3rd
2015
3rd
2016
3rd
2015
3rd
2016
3rd
2015
3rd
2016
3rd
2015
3rd
2016

Total, 16 years and over

5.2 5.0 4.5 4.4 9.5 8.5 3.7 4.0 6.5 5.8

16 to 19 years

16.6 15.9 14.0 14.2 31.7 28.0 14.7 12.4 20.2 17.8

16 to 17 years

18.0 16.3 15.4 15.3 31.9 25.3 17.2 20.0 21.2 18.7

18 to 19 years

15.8 15.6 13.1 13.5 31.7 29.5 12.6 8.6 19.8 17.4

20 years and over

4.7 4.5 4.1 4.0 8.6 7.7 3.5 3.8 5.9 5.2

20 to 24 years

9.4 8.4 7.8 7.2 16.2 14.3 7.9 7.8 9.1 8.6

25 years and over

4.2 4.1 3.7 3.6 7.5 6.8 3.1 3.5 5.4 4.7

25 to 54 years

4.3 4.2 3.8 3.7 7.8 7.0 2.9 3.6 5.3 4.6

25 to 34 years

5.3 5.1 4.4 4.4 10.7 8.0 3.2 4.9 5.8 5.6

35 to 44 years

4.0 3.9 3.5 3.4 6.6 6.9 3.0 2.9 5.1 3.9

45 to 54 years

3.7 3.6 3.4 3.3 5.9 5.9 2.5 2.9 4.9 4.0

55 years and over

3.9 3.7 3.6 3.4 6.3 5.8 4.0 3.0 5.9 5.4

55 to 64 years

3.8 3.5 3.6 3.2 5.9 5.2 4.0 3.2 5.9 5.5

65 years and over

4.0 4.2 3.6 3.9 7.4 7.9 3.7 2.3 5.8 4.9

Men, 16 years and over

4.9 4.8 4.3 4.3 9.7 8.9 3.5 3.6 5.7 5.2

16 to 19 years

17.0 16.4 14.2 13.9 34.0 33.3 17.7 15.5 20.2 19.0

16 to 17 years

18.1 16.0 15.1 14.1 35.5 31.8 - - 17.2 20.1

18 to 19 years

16.4 16.7 13.8 13.8 33.0 33.9 - 12.0 21.3 18.5

20 years and over

4.5 4.4 3.9 3.9 8.8 7.8 3.2 3.4 5.1 4.6

20 to 24 years

10.0 9.3 8.8 7.9 16.7 17.2 7.2 7.5 8.8 8.5

25 years and over

3.9 3.8 3.4 3.4 7.6 6.6 2.9 3.0 4.5 4.0

25 to 54 years

3.9 3.9 3.4 3.5 7.7 6.7 2.5 3.2 4.4 3.8

25 to 34 years

5.0 4.8 4.1 4.3 10.8 7.2 2.7 4.7 4.9 4.9

35 to 44 years

3.4 3.6 3.0 3.1 6.1 7.0 2.7 2.5 3.6 3.2

45 to 54 years

3.3 3.3 3.0 3.0 5.9 5.6 2.2 2.3 4.8 2.9

55 years and over

3.7 3.6 3.3 3.4 6.9 6.1 4.2 2.3 5.3 5.4

55 to 64 years

3.7 3.5 3.3 3.3 7.3 5.8 4.4 2.1 5.1 5.4

65 years and over

3.6 3.9 3.3 3.6 5.6 7.5 3.9 2.7 5.9 5.2

Women, 16 years and over

5.5 5.2 4.8 4.5 9.4 8.2 4.0 4.5 7.6 6.6

16 to 19 years

16.2 15.3 13.6 14.6 29.9 23.1 11.2 8.9 20.3 16.3

16 to 17 years

17.9 16.5 15.7 16.6 28.4 21.6 - - 25.2 16.7

18 to 19 years

15.2 14.4 12.4 13.2 30.7 24.3 - - 17.9 16.1

20 years and over

5.1 4.7 4.4 4.1 8.5 7.5 3.8 4.4 7.0 6.1

20 to 24 years

8.6 7.4 6.6 6.3 15.7 11.6 8.6 8.2 9.5 8.7

25 years and over

4.6 4.4 4.1 3.8 7.5 7.0 3.4 4.0 6.6 5.7

25 to 54 years

4.8 4.6 4.2 3.9 7.9 7.3 3.3 4.1 6.5 5.7

25 to 34 years

5.6 5.6 4.7 4.6 10.5 8.7 3.7 5.3 7.1 6.6

35 to 44 years

4.7 4.3 4.1 3.7 7.1 6.8 3.4 3.4 7.3 5.0

45 to 54 years

4.1 4.0 3.9 3.5 5.9 6.2 2.8 3.6 5.1 5.5

55 years and over

4.1 3.8 3.9 3.5 5.7 5.4 3.7 3.8 6.6 5.4

55 to 64 years

4.0 3.5 3.8 3.2 4.7 4.7 3.7 4.3 6.8 5.6

65 years and over

4.5 4.6 3.9 4.5 8.9 8.3 3.5 1.8 5.6 4.4

NOTE: Persons whose ethnicity is identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data. Dash indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria (values not shown where base is less than 60,000).

 

Last Modified Date: October 07, 2016