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Civilian unemployment

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Civilian unemployment, seasonally adjusted
(Numbers in thousands)
Month Total Men, 20 years and over Women, 20 years and over 16 to 19 years old White Black or African American Asian Hispanic or Latino

Dec 2001

8,258 3,735 3,212 1,311 6,086 1,663   1,367

Jan 2002

8,182 3,808 3,116 1,258 6,077 1,648   1,376

Feb 2002

8,215 3,801 3,190 1,224 6,044 1,636   1,244

Mar 2002

8,304 3,815 3,193 1,296 6,027 1,728   1,325

Apr 2002

8,599 3,933 3,393 1,273 6,239 1,782   1,438

May 2002

8,399 3,827 3,316 1,256 6,157 1,704   1,256

June 2002

8,393 3,903 3,221 1,269 6,131 1,730   1,314

July 2002

8,390 3,870 3,246 1,273 6,221 1,607   1,331

Aug 2002

8,304 3,853 3,182 1,269 6,130 1,623   1,350

Sept 2002

8,251 3,849 3,150 1,251 6,103 1,623   1,337

Oct 2002

8,307 3,917 3,249 1,140 6,163 1,624   1,421

Nov 2002

8,520 4,050 3,192 1,278 6,167 1,776   1,408

Dec 2002

8,640 4,130 3,265 1,246 6,167 1,883   1,438

Jan 2003

8,520 4,111 3,142 1,267 6,194 1,728 330 1,474

Feb 2003

8,618 4,074 3,282 1,262 6,167 1,767 348 1,442

Mar 2003

8,588 3,993 3,326 1,269 6,199 1,688 393 1,471

Apr 2003

8,842 4,276 3,291 1,276 6,333 1,798 366 1,432

May 2003

8,957 4,322 3,343 1,292 6,470 1,821 335 1,489

June 2003

9,266 4,506 3,376 1,384 6,592 1,918 455 1,568

July 2003

9,011 4,402 3,307 1,303 6,525 1,810 360 1,495

Aug 2003

8,896 4,340 3,391 1,165 6,463 1,811 374 1,439

Sept 2003

8,921 4,279 3,389 1,252 6,353 1,852 393 1,372

Oct 2003

8,732 4,192 3,327 1,213 6,170 1,887 386 1,413

Nov 2003

8,576 4,200 3,258 1,118 6,241 1,683 319 1,406

Dec 2003

8,317 3,905 3,278 1,133 6,029 1,652 335 1,278

Jan 2004

8,370 3,878 3,269 1,223 6,046 1,733 313 1,388

Feb 2004

8,167 3,804 3,192 1,170 5,950 1,593 278 1,397

Mar 2004

8,491 3,912 3,413 1,166 6,219 1,707 265 1,451

Apr 2004

8,170 3,796 3,193 1,181 5,979 1,611 291 1,363

May 2004

8,212 3,875 3,122 1,215 5,979 1,662 284 1,333

June 2004

8,286 3,822 3,276 1,188 6,060 1,674 285 1,281

July 2004

8,136 3,739 3,122 1,275 5,732 1,834 243 1,314

Aug 2004

7,990 3,772 3,026 1,193 5,713 1,755 233 1,316

Sept 2004

7,927 3,740 3,015 1,172 5,614 1,723 285 1,325

Oct 2004

8,061 3,733 3,079 1,249 5,633 1,818 315 1,330

Nov 2004

7,932 3,714 3,035 1,183 5,613 1,801 266 1,303

Dec 2004

7,934 3,652 3,011 1,271 5,516 1,789 265 1,297

Jan 2005

7,784 3,591 3,045 1,149 5,436 1,772 263 1,168

Feb 2005

7,980 3,641 3,098 1,241 5,595 1,816 274 1,237

Mar 2005

7,737 3,487 3,018 1,231 5,425 1,756 250 1,138

Apr 2005

7,672 3,357 3,037 1,279 5,425 1,742 269 1,268

May 2005

7,651 3,312 3,057 1,281 5,383 1,713 271 1,182

June 2005

7,524 3,311 3,048 1,165 5,232 1,751 229 1,126

July 2005

7,406 3,240 3,014 1,152 5,186 1,581 316 1,077

Aug 2005

7,345 3,322 2,860 1,163 5,156 1,670 245 1,149

Sept 2005

7,553 3,431 3,014 1,108 5,416 1,600 284 1,274

Oct 2005

7,453 3,301 3,003 1,148 5,438 1,569 212 1,200

Nov 2005

7,566 3,318 3,015 1,233 5,237 1,829 238 1,242

Dec 2005

7,279 3,284 2,931 1,064 5,185 1,566 252 1,239

Jan 2006

7,064 3,124 2,850 1,090 5,097 1,503 200 1,131

Feb 2006

7,184 3,228 2,840 1,116 5,107 1,633 198 1,104

Mar 2006

7,072 3,144 2,746 1,182 4,950 1,648 234 1,064

Apr 2006

7,120 3,241 2,823 1,055 5,040 1,621 261 1,125

May 2006

6,980 3,239 2,730 1,011 5,019 1,507 220 1,039

June 2006

7,001 3,083 2,751 1,167 5,030 1,522 206 1,078

July 2006

7,175 3,191 2,822 1,162 5,057 1,652 161 1,070

Aug 2006

7,091 3,207 2,720 1,164 5,107 1,527 202 1,095

Sept 2006

6,847 2,902 2,776 1,170 4,848 1,560 203 1,135

Oct 2006

6,727 3,012 2,610 1,105 4,824 1,471 193 1,011

Nov 2006

6,872 3,088 2,697 1,087 4,919 1,494 214 1,076

Dec 2006

6,762 3,079 2,616 1,067 4,918 1,452 168 1,064

Jan 2007

7,116 3,318 2,727 1,071 5,214 1,398 213 1,184

Feb 2007

6,927 3,282 2,579 1,065 5,066 1,410 178 1,093

Mar 2007

6,731 3,124 2,554 1,054 4,771 1,457 212 1,079

Apr 2007

6,850 3,156 2,585 1,108 4,971 1,443 246 1,204

May 2007

6,766 3,115 2,556 1,095 4,871 1,439 228 1,249

June 2007

6,979 3,178 2,640 1,161 5,067 1,477 191 1,188

July 2007

7,149 3,275 2,813 1,061 5,232 1,417 188 1,268

Aug 2007

7,067 3,210 2,793 1,065 5,245 1,334 249 1,190

Sept 2007

7,170 3,284 2,770 1,116 5,266 1,410 237 1,283

Oct 2007

7,237 3,356 2,800 1,081 5,182 1,490 272 1,242

Nov 2007

7,240 3,282 2,814 1,144 5,260 1,490 262 1,282

Dec 2007

7,645 3,501 2,964 1,180 5,537 1,576 268 1,389

Jan 2008

7,685 3,538 2,901 1,245 5,583 1,605 224 1,363

Feb 2008

7,497 3,491 2,871 1,135 5,511 1,479 205 1,344

Mar 2008

7,822 3,671 3,056 1,094 5,618 1,628 257 1,504

Apr 2008

7,637 3,647 2,886 1,105 5,552 1,526 252 1,557

May 2008

8,395 3,859 3,171 1,365 6,040 1,700 297 1,523

June 2008

8,575 4,021 3,224 1,331 6,232 1,673 300 1,678

July 2008

8,937 4,284 3,223 1,430 6,528 1,772 272 1,660

Aug 2008

9,438 4,482 3,692 1,264 6,849 1,897 329 1,784

Sept 2008

9,494 4,796 3,390 1,308 6,798 2,011 290 1,777

Oct 2008

10,074 5,013 3,704 1,358 7,423 2,022 280 1,949

Nov 2008

10,538 5,280 3,918 1,340 7,813 2,036 342 1,928

Dec 2008

11,286 5,831 4,099 1,355 8,428 2,153 366 2,090

Jan 2009

12,058 6,259 4,435 1,364 8,958 2,259 427 2,221

Feb 2009

12,898 6,746 4,667 1,486 9,535 2,423 476 2,507

Mar 2009

13,426 7,104 4,882 1,440 10,118 2,394 457 2,613

Apr 2009

13,853 7,494 4,923 1,436 10,240 2,660 487 2,550

May 2009

14,499 7,796 5,168 1,535 10,778 2,648 502 2,742

June 2009

14,707 7,822 5,264 1,621 10,966 2,620 575 2,704

July 2009

14,601 7,725 5,311 1,564 10,912 2,630 590 2,817

Aug 2009

14,814 7,905 5,330 1,579 11,172 2,606 549 2,912

Sept 2009

15,009 7,962 5,425 1,622 11,208 2,678 542 2,825

Oct 2009

15,352 8,196 5,499 1,657 11,566 2,773 541 2,869

Nov 2009

15,219 8,106 5,469 1,645 11,483 2,776 513 2,805

Dec 2009

15,098 7,957 5,519 1,622 11,225 2,833 603 2,878

Jan 2010

15,046 8,049 5,431 1,565 10,975 2,932 581 2,930

Feb 2010

15,113 8,064 5,501 1,548 11,187 2,850 579 2,879

Mar 2010

15,202 8,032 5,576 1,595 11,117 3,013 543 2,931

Apr 2010

15,325 8,068 5,711 1,546 11,334 2,976 512 2,830

May 2010

14,849 7,679 5,573 1,598 10,928 2,777 566 2,722

June 2010

14,474 7,668 5,323 1,483 10,703 2,705 538 2,783

July 2010

14,512 7,566 5,442 1,503 10,635 2,781 577 2,772

Aug 2010

14,648 7,637 5,503 1,508 10,790 2,846 534 2,731

Sept 2010

14,579 7,578 5,520 1,482 10,729 2,850 478 2,827

Oct 2010

14,516 7,370 5,538 1,608 10,705 2,798 529 2,801

Nov 2010

15,081 7,804 5,831 1,445 11,152 2,915 555 2,941

Dec 2010

14,348 7,394 5,498 1,456 10,596 2,784 527 2,952

Jan 2011

14,013 7,102 5,410 1,500 10,131 2,809 501 2,796

Feb 2011

13,820 7,005 5,444 1,371 10,052 2,765 490 2,650

Mar 2011

13,737 6,951 5,379 1,408 9,905 2,807 536 2,629

Apr 2011

13,957 7,057 5,495 1,405 10,068 2,944 478 2,698

May 2011

13,855 6,996 5,520 1,340 9,905 2,883 535 2,631

June 2011

13,962 7,086 5,487 1,389 10,046 2,881 476 2,614

July 2011

13,763 6,974 5,400 1,389 9,896 2,816 542 2,558

Aug 2011

13,818 6,910 5,455 1,453 9,864 2,942 525 2,573

Sept 2011

13,948 6,860 5,674 1,414 9,870 2,894 592 2,595

Oct 2011

13,594 6,807 5,390 1,396 9,913 2,634 557 2,625

Nov 2011

13,302 6,546 5,359 1,397 9,571 2,800 477 2,600

Dec 2011

13,093 6,375 5,383 1,335 9,341 2,797 512 2,580

Jan 2012

12,797 6,129 5,313 1,355 9,192 2,464 546 2,566

Feb 2012

12,813 6,126 5,311 1,376 9,149 2,574 498 2,639

Mar 2012

12,713 6,112 5,161 1,440 9,045 2,575 513 2,551

Apr 2012

12,646 6,008 5,182 1,456 9,197 2,423 427 2,499

May 2012

12,660 6,097 5,145 1,418 9,132 2,471 442 2,665

June 2012

12,692 6,151 5,172 1,369 9,043 2,696 493 2,680

July 2012

12,656 6,075 5,179 1,402 9,005 2,621 489 2,490

Aug 2012

12,471 5,981 5,081 1,409 8,916 2,533 484 2,456

Sept 2012

12,115 5,811 4,928 1,376 8,665 2,489 406 2,385

Oct 2012

12,124 5,767 4,961 1,396 8,570 2,632 406 2,449

Nov 2012

12,005 5,706 4,896 1,403 8,440 2,446 529 2,421

Dec 2012

12,298 5,742 5,166 1,390 8,584 2,580 563 2,357

Jan 2013

12,471 6,016 5,052 1,403 8,801 2,558 539 2,380

Feb 2013

11,950 5,609 4,871 1,470 8,345 2,576 514 2,400

Mar 2013

11,689 5,512 4,808 1,368 8,243 2,414 434 2,257

Apr 2013

11,760 5,708 4,648 1,403 8,283 2,472 447 2,204

May 2013

11,654 5,692 4,534 1,427 8,263 2,502 380 2,248

June 2013

11,751 5,625 4,785 1,341 8,224 2,653 406 2,247

July 2013

11,335 5,557 4,412 1,367 8,050 2,347 455 2,345

Aug 2013

11,279 5,655 4,327 1,296 7,874 2,370 436 2,303

Sept 2013

11,270 5,652 4,374 1,243 7,790 2,430 468 2,190

Oct 2013

11,136 5,471 4,400 1,265 7,718 2,370 460 2,254

Nov 2013

10,787 5,292 4,311 1,185 7,544 2,270 456 2,180

Dec 2013

10,404 4,985 4,271 1,148 7,277 2,199 374 2,072

Jan 2014

10,202 4,979 4,094 1,129 7,011 2,250 414 2,072

Feb 2014

10,349 5,029 4,158 1,162 7,130 2,211 519 2,059

Mar 2014

10,380 4,859 4,347 1,174 7,127 2,268 489 1,981

Apr 2014

9,702 4,671 3,955 1,076 6,515 2,170 517 1,816

May 2014

9,859 4,740 4,038 1,081 6,684 2,134 499 1,939

June 2014

9,460 4,585 3,732 1,143 6,566 2,070 410 1,971

July 2014

9,608 4,531 3,920 1,158 6,485 2,212 362 1,963

Aug 2014

9,599 4,602 3,908 1,089 6,514 2,148 395 1,896

Sept 2014

9,262 4,258 3,866 1,138 6,275 2,095 383 1,732

Oct 2014

8,990 4,062 3,820 1,108 5,998 2,020 447 1,760

Nov 2014

9,090 4,365 3,727 998 6,162 2,075 419 1,703

Dec 2014

8,717 4,203 3,546 968 5,838 2,015 385 1,641

Jan 2015

8,885 4,269 3,542 1,073 6,023 1,951 356 1,745

Feb 2015

8,599 4,179 3,453 967 5,853 1,923 359 1,758

Mar 2015

8,515 4,074 3,431 1,010 5,878 1,885 286 1,761

Apr 2015

8,550 4,068 3,494 987 5,824 1,889 400 1,790

May 2015

8,834 4,179 3,618 1,037 5,947 1,999 379 1,779

June 2015

8,247 3,904 3,325 1,018 5,643 1,875 351 1,767

July 2015

8,167 3,847 3,400 920 5,608 1,760 358 1,800

Aug 2015

7,992 3,788 3,255 949 5,414 1,819 307 1,732

Sept 2015

7,907 3,765 3,217 925 5,367 1,806 319 1,622

Oct 2015

7,922 3,771 3,256 894 5,417 1,741 314 1,661

Nov 2015

8,000 3,836 3,302 862 5,456 1,830 359 1,674

Dec 2015

7,907 3,764 3,193 950 5,462 1,656 379 1,628

Jan 2016

7,627 3,492 3,207 927 5,214 1,661 333 1,561

Feb 2016

7,702 3,615 3,184 903 5,222 1,686 355 1,467

Mar 2016

7,961 3,668 3,358 935 5,393 1,735 372 1,492

Apr 2016

8,067 3,823 3,291 953 5,500 1,704 364 1,643

May 2016

7,652 3,611 3,100 940 5,231 1,592 385 1,513

June 2016

7,744 3,669 3,157 918 5,393 1,700 346 1,602

July 2016

7,641 3,809 2,935 896 5,294 1,603 370 1,449

Aug 2016

7,784 3,676 3,160 948 5,434 1,577 395 1,521

Sept 2016

7,953 3,831 3,161 962 5,460 1,692 370 1,688

Oct 2016

7,811 3,753 3,130 929 5,446 1,686 333 1,537

Nov 2016

7,553 3,568 3,070 915 5,267 1,640 295 1,513

Dec 2016

7,521 3,579 3,067 875 5,271 1,596 265 1,571

Jan 2017

7,468 3,487 3,116 865 5,275 1,505 351 1,560

Feb 2017

7,379 3,477 3,045 856 4,978 1,599 337 1,512

Mar 2017

7,073 3,403 2,864 806 4,798 1,564 312 1,376

Apr 2017

7,089 3,239 2,988 862 4,860 1,552 320 1,415

May 2017

7,000 3,210 2,954 836 4,672 1,547 353 1,425

June 2017

6,873 3,222 2,833 819 4,754 1,388 359 1,355

July 2017

6,892 3,271 2,849 772 4,693 1,467 367 1,415

Aug 2017

7,082 3,395 2,863 825 4,827 1,537 383 1,386

Sept 2017

6,854 3,242 2,838 774 4,684 1,454 358 1,399

Oct 2017

6,700 3,223 2,670 807 4,466 1,533 300 1,362

Nov 2017

6,774 3,139 2,690 946 4,584 1,511 302 1,340

Dec 2017

6,632 3,131 2,714 787 4,608 1,361 256 1,378

Jan 2018

6,505 3,095 2,592 819 4,359 1,525 290 1,359

Feb 2018

6,586 2,985 2,732 870 4,566 1,396 294 1,361

Mar 2018

6,457 3,007 2,669 782 4,383 1,368 306 1,356

Apr 2018

6,448 3,122 2,589 737 4,513 1,282 289 1,341

May 2018

6,188 2,966 2,468 754 4,390 1,193 216 1,371

June 2018

6,446 3,057 2,639 750 4,466 1,296 331 1,299

July 2018

6,173 2,796 2,608 769 4,262 1,330 306 1,298

Aug 2018

6,167 2,902 2,553 712 4,334 1,282 297 1,336

Sept 2018

6,065 2,926 2,417 722 4,131 1,257 360 1,297

Oct 2018

6,230 2,994 2,518 718 4,225 1,335 325 1,260

Nov 2018

6,132 2,831 2,568 733 4,274 1,249 295 1,338

Dec 2018

6,379 3,034 2,595 750 4,329 1,361 347 1,290

Jan 2019

6,458 3,065 2,627 765 4,427 1,440 307 1,373

Feb 2019

6,122 2,809 2,515 799 4,031 1,455 325 1,237

Mar 2019

6,166 2,967 2,463 736 4,188 1,324 313 1,309

Apr 2019

5,898 2,841 2,336 721 3,975 1,333 232 1,175

May 2019

5,935 2,799 2,400 735 4,105 1,258 254 1,198

June 2019

5,906 2,738 2,413 755 4,171 1,190 222 1,232

July 2019

5,984 2,773 2,432 779 4,233 1,199 282 1,283

Aug 2019

5,993 2,832 2,423 738 4,393 1,102 290 1,232

Sept 2019

5,766 2,755 2,296 714 4,091 1,112 262 1,165

Oct 2019

5,980 2,837 2,419 724 4,149 1,164 310 1,225

Nov 2019

5,930 2,745 2,460 725 4,131 1,151 289 1,280

Dec 2019

5,861 2,664 2,445 752 4,006 1,267 281 1,257

Jan 2020

5,826 2,679 2,409 739 3,884 1,310 306 1,267

Feb 2020

5,717 2,709 2,323 685 3,844 1,263 266 1,303

Mar 2020

7,165 3,390 2,943 832 4,933 1,395 426 1,743

Apr 2020

23,038 10,474 10,945 1,619 17,130 3,235 1,437 5,232

May 2020

20,940 9,368 9,894 1,678 15,114 3,328 1,482 4,991

June 2020

17,616 8,265 8,113 1,238 12,423 3,043 1,397 4,191

July 2020

16,288 7,636 7,597 1,055 11,402 2,887 1,242 3,673

Aug 2020

13,532 6,536 6,067 929 9,209 2,576 1,120 3,071

Sept 2020

12,584 6,046 5,584 953 8,702 2,416 932 2,987

Oct 2020

11,115 5,551 4,735 828 7,535 2,197 789 2,606

Nov 2020

10,777 5,474 4,486 818 7,392 2,111 707 2,503

Dec 2020

10,789 5,287 4,561 940 7,517 2,011 624 2,731

Jan 2021

10,180 5,006 4,311 863 7,062 1,863 676 2,473

Feb 2021

9,992 4,911 4,250 831 6,873 1,973 530 2,434

Mar 2021

9,691 4,786 4,149 756 6,614 1,925 613 2,240

Apr 2021

9,719 4,961 4,050 708 6,560 2,000 590 2,235

May 2021

9,251 4,808 3,866 578 6,289 1,872 578 2,080

June 2021

9,502 4,834 4,008 660 6,503 1,892 594 2,123

July 2021

8,671 4,410 3,628 633 5,990 1,666 552 1,895

Aug 2021

8,339 4,192 3,472 675 5,650 1,803 476 1,815

Sept 2021

7,666 3,899 3,089 678 5,194 1,608 445 1,808

Oct 2021

7,375 3,539 3,139 697 4,903 1,603 457 1,701

Nov 2021

6,802 3,272 2,876 654 4,593 1,335 419 1,547

Dec 2021

6,319 3,010 2,660 649 4,032 1,449 413 1,456