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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

June 2001

6,484 2,914 2,440 1,130 4,743 1,368   1,135

July 2001

6,583 2,952 2,485 1,145 4,825 1,318   1,075

Aug 2001

7,042 3,182 2,685 1,175 5,108 1,501   1,131

Sept 2001

7,142 3,152 2,803 1,187 5,174 1,469   1,164

Oct 2001

7,694 3,491 2,947 1,256 5,649 1,560   1,252

Nov 2001

8,003 3,683 3,066 1,253 5,900 1,594   1,283

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

7,466 3,475 3,111 880 5,266 1,477 357 1,566

Feb 2017

7,376 3,467 3,046 863 4,986 1,603 332 1,519

Mar 2017

7,119 3,409 2,893 817 4,837 1,572 316 1,376

Apr 2017

7,196 3,287 3,009 900 4,878 1,575 323 1,420

May 2017

7,020 3,223 2,977 820 4,686 1,524 357 1,423

June 2017

6,861 3,256 2,862 743 4,736 1,416 365 1,359

July 2017

6,825 3,300 2,820 705 4,604 1,441 373 1,412

Aug 2017

7,079 3,402 2,856 820 4,822 1,513 384 1,385

Sept 2017

6,840 3,239 2,813 788 4,691 1,461 355 1,395

Oct 2017

6,620 3,156 2,644 820 4,443 1,527 296 1,358

Nov 2017

6,759 3,125 2,670 964 4,599 1,522 294 1,331

Dec 2017

6,632 3,099 2,719 814 4,614 1,393 245 1,378

Jan 2018

6,496 3,075 2,589 832 4,348 1,509 296 1,365

Feb 2018

6,590 2,976 2,739 875 4,585 1,388 287 1,368

Mar 2018

6,499 3,014 2,691 793 4,425 1,354 311 1,357

Apr 2018

6,551 3,164 2,601 786 4,544 1,315 292 1,347

May 2018

6,209 2,988 2,491 731 4,409 1,182 220 1,369

June 2018

6,432 3,098 2,677 657 4,442 1,318 338 1,304

July 2018

6,130 2,828 2,590 713 4,191 1,307 312 1,292

Aug 2018

6,167 2,914 2,548 705 4,321 1,260 298 1,332

Sept 2018

6,037 2,918 2,382 738 4,131 1,267 357 1,294

Oct 2018

6,164 2,929 2,495 741 4,217 1,324 321 1,259

Nov 2018

6,115 2,811 2,542 762 4,285 1,261 285 1,328

Dec 2018

6,379 3,000 2,600 779 4,334 1,395 335 1,289

Jan 2019

6,442 3,038 2,626 778 4,413 1,423 315 1,380

Feb 2019

6,128 2,800 2,523 805 4,057 1,449 318 1,244

Mar 2019

6,201 2,970 2,483 747 4,223 1,319 320 1,310

Apr 2019

5,995 2,882 2,346 767 4,003 1,364 235 1,183

May 2019

5,965 2,830 2,425 710 4,133 1,251 259 1,192

June 2019

5,914 2,784 2,454 676 4,159 1,222 229 1,236

July 2019

5,969 2,811 2,422 735 4,190 1,168 289 1,278

Aug 2019

6,000 2,850 2,416 735 4,371 1,073 292 1,228

Sept 2019

5,728 2,745 2,254 730 4,081 1,126 258 1,159

Oct 2019

5,922 2,774 2,402 747 4,144 1,160 305 1,223

Nov 2019

5,907 2,724 2,432 751 4,133 1,171 278 1,271

Dec 2019

5,844 2,623 2,443 778 3,997 1,302 267 1,260

Jan 2020

5,796 2,641 2,404 751 3,863 1,278 315 1,282

Feb 2020

5,717 2,695 2,330 691 3,869 1,251 257 1,326

Mar 2020

7,185 3,385 2,966 834 4,963 1,394 434 1,757

Apr 2020

23,109 10,515 10,958 1,636 17,129 3,260 1,441 5,259

May 2020

20,975 9,405 9,918 1,653 15,152 3,323 1,488 4,969

June 2020

17,697 8,317 8,158 1,222 12,464 3,069 1,406 4,178

July 2020

16,308 7,688 7,596 1,024 11,376 2,883 1,250 3,644

Aug 2020

13,542 6,558 6,061 924 9,170 2,582 1,121 3,042

Sept 2020

12,535 6,036 5,537 963 8,691 2,385 926 2,969

Oct 2020

11,049 5,492 4,721 836 7,525 2,169 784 2,575

Nov 2020

10,728 5,449 4,453 825 7,373 2,077 695 2,463

Dec 2020

10,736 5,240 4,551 946 7,505 1,994 608 2,714

Jan 2021

10,130 4,969 4,296 865 7,027 1,866 686 2,482

Feb 2021

9,972 4,902 4,245 825 6,878 1,995 523 2,473

Mar 2021

9,710 4,784 4,155 771 6,653 1,951 623 2,298

Apr 2021

9,812 4,985 4,073 754 6,606 1,998 589 2,310

May 2021

9,316 4,842 3,895 578 6,344 1,854 581 2,133

June 2021

9,484 4,869 4,038 577 6,480 1,910 598 2,184