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
Nov.
2017
Oct.
2018
Nov.
2018
Nov.
2017
July
2018
Aug.
2018
Sept.
2018
Oct.
2018
Nov.
2018

AGE AND SEX

Total, 16 years and over

6,616 6,075 5,975 4.1 3.9 3.9 3.7 3.7 3.7

16 to 19 years

929 712 712 15.9 13.1 12.8 12.8 11.9 12.0

16 to 17 years

455 235 291 19.1 13.6 13.4 13.8 10.7 13.2

18 to 19 years

506 492 435 14.4 12.5 12.2 11.9 13.0 11.6

20 years and over

5,688 5,363 5,263 3.7 3.5 3.5 3.3 3.4 3.4

20 to 24 years

1,075 1,010 970 7.1 6.9 6.8 6.9 6.8 6.5

25 years and over

4,638 4,335 4,305 3.3 3.2 3.2 3.0 3.1 3.0

25 to 54 years

3,474 3,269 3,226 3.4 3.2 3.2 3.0 3.1 3.1

25 to 34 years

1,545 1,350 1,375 4.3 3.5 4.1 3.5 3.6 3.7

35 to 44 years

1,023 1,010 983 3.1 3.1 2.9 2.9 3.0 2.9

45 to 54 years

906 908 868 2.7 2.9 2.6 2.7 2.7 2.6

55 years and over

1,144 1,073 1,081 3.1 3.1 3.1 2.8 2.8 2.9

Men, 16 years and over

3,555 3,243 3,106 4.2 3.8 3.9 3.7 3.8 3.6

16 to 19 years

505 362 357 17.7 15.5 14.7 13.4 12.7 12.2

16 to 17 years

231 114 146 20.7 16.1 15.6 14.6 11.3 14.7

18 to 19 years

287 251 219 16.6 14.5 14.1 12.8 13.5 11.3

20 years and over

3,050 2,881 2,749 3.7 3.4 3.5 3.4 3.5 3.3

20 to 24 years

662 565 551 8.4 7.4 7.5 7.4 7.4 7.2

25 years and over

2,406 2,294 2,209 3.2 3.0 3.1 3.0 3.0 2.9

25 to 54 years

1,747 1,761 1,627 3.2 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.2 2.9

25 to 34 years

793 747 660 4.1 3.5 4.1 3.6 3.7 3.3

35 to 44 years

485 554 527 2.7 2.6 2.6 3.0 3.0 2.9

45 to 54 years

468 460 440 2.7 2.8 2.4 2.7 2.6 2.5

55 years and over

659 533 582 3.4 3.1 3.0 2.9 2.7 2.9

Women, 16 years and over

3,061 2,832 2,869 4.1 3.9 3.9 3.6 3.7 3.8

16 to 19 years

424 350 355 14.1 10.9 10.8 12.2 11.3 11.8

16 to 17 years

224 121 145 17.7 11.4 11.5 13.1 10.2 11.9

18 to 19 years

219 241 216 12.4 10.5 10.0 11.0 12.6 11.9

20 years and over

2,637 2,482 2,514 3.6 3.7 3.6 3.3 3.4 3.4

20 to 24 years

413 445 420 5.8 6.3 6.1 6.3 6.1 5.8

25 years and over

2,232 2,041 2,096 3.4 3.4 3.3 2.9 3.1 3.2

25 to 54 years

1,727 1,508 1,599 3.6 3.4 3.4 3.0 3.1 3.3

25 to 34 years

752 604 714 4.5 3.6 4.1 3.5 3.5 4.2

35 to 44 years

538 456 456 3.5 3.6 3.2 2.8 2.9 2.9

45 to 54 years

438 448 429 2.8 3.0 2.7 2.6 2.8 2.7

55 years and over

483 532 499 2.8 3.0 3.1 2.8 3.0 2.8

MARITAL STATUS

Married men, spouse present(1)

969 897 900 2.1 2.0 2.0 1.9 1.9 1.9

Married women, spouse present(1)

833 836 870 2.3 2.5 2.5 2.1 2.3 2.3

Women who maintain families(2)

590 565 558 5.5 5.6 5.4 5.1 5.3 5.4

FULL- OR PART-TIME STATUS

Full-time workers(3)

5,189 4,838 4,702 3.9 3.8 3.7 3.5 3.6 3.5

Part-time workers(4)

1,421 1,241 1,268 5.0 4.4 4.3 4.5 4.3 4.5

Footnotes
(1) Refers to persons in opposite-sex couples only.
(2) Data are not seasonally adjusted. Refers to female householders residing with one or more family members, but not an opposite-sex spouse.
(3) 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.
(4) 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: December 07, 2018