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
Oct.
2016
Sept.
2017
Oct.
2017
Oct.
2016
June
2017
July
2017
Aug.
2017
Sept.
2017
Oct.
2017

AGE AND SEX

Total, 16 years and over

7,740 6,801 6,520 4.8 4.4 4.3 4.4 4.2 4.1

16 to 19 years

920 778 797 15.6 13.3 13.2 13.6 12.9 13.7

16 to 17 years

412 313 334 19.8 13.9 15.5 14.7 13.6 14.7

18 to 19 years

511 472 466 13.5 13.2 11.6 13.1 12.8 13.1

20 years and over

6,820 6,023 5,723 4.4 4.0 4.0 4.1 3.9 3.7

20 to 24 years

1,270 1,160 1,105 8.4 7.5 7.4 7.1 7.5 7.2

25 years and over

5,561 4,877 4,608 4.0 3.7 3.6 3.8 3.5 3.3

25 to 54 years

4,255 3,684 3,501 4.1 3.8 3.8 4.0 3.6 3.4

25 to 34 years

1,816 1,588 1,602 5.1 4.4 4.6 4.9 4.4 4.4

35 to 44 years

1,284 1,051 1,003 3.9 3.4 3.6 3.4 3.2 3.0

45 to 54 years

1,155 1,045 895 3.4 3.6 3.2 3.6 3.1 2.7

55 years and over

1,329 1,175 1,128 3.7 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.1

Men, 16 years and over

4,278 3,636 3,570 5.0 4.4 4.4 4.5 4.3 4.2

16 to 19 years

543 444 462 17.9 14.4 15.2 14.6 15.1 16.0

16 to 17 years

212 164 186 22.0 14.4 17.9 15.0 15.4 17.2

18 to 19 years

334 289 286 16.2 14.8 13.4 14.7 15.2 15.7

20 years and over

3,735 3,192 3,109 4.6 4.0 4.0 4.1 3.9 3.8

20 to 24 years

769 692 639 9.7 8.4 8.0 7.6 8.6 8.0

25 years and over

2,977 2,518 2,468 4.0 3.5 3.6 3.8 3.4 3.3

25 to 54 years

2,229 1,907 1,830 4.1 3.7 3.8 4.0 3.5 3.3

25 to 34 years

985 842 849 5.1 4.5 4.5 5.0 4.3 4.4

35 to 44 years

664 519 502 3.8 3.2 3.5 3.3 2.9 2.8

45 to 54 years

580 545 479 3.2 3.4 3.2 3.5 3.1 2.7

55 years and over

748 611 638 3.9 3.0 2.9 3.2 3.1 3.3

Women, 16 years and over

3,463 3,165 2,950 4.6 4.4 4.3 4.4 4.2 3.9

16 to 19 years

377 333 335 13.2 12.2 11.3 12.7 10.9 11.4

16 to 17 years

199 149 148 18.0 13.5 13.5 14.3 12.1 12.4

18 to 19 years

178 184 180 10.2 11.3 9.7 11.5 10.2 10.4

20 years and over

3,085 2,831 2,615 4.3 4.0 4.0 4.0 3.9 3.6

20 to 24 years

502 468 466 6.9 6.4 6.7 6.6 6.3 6.3

25 years and over

2,584 2,359 2,140 4.0 3.8 3.7 3.8 3.6 3.3

25 to 54 years

2,026 1,777 1,671 4.2 3.9 3.8 4.0 3.7 3.5

25 to 34 years

832 745 754 5.0 4.2 4.6 4.8 4.4 4.5

35 to 44 years

620 532 501 4.1 3.6 3.7 3.6 3.5 3.3

45 to 54 years

575 500 416 3.6 3.9 3.2 3.6 3.1 2.6

55 years and over

580 571 496 3.5 3.4 3.4 3.1 3.3 2.9

MARITAL STATUS

Married men, spouse present(1)

1,300 1,059 944 2.8 2.2 2.4 2.6 2.3 2.0

Married women, spouse present(1)

1,087 915 887 3.0 2.8 2.9 2.8 2.5 2.4

Women who maintain families(2)

652 672 578 6.1 6.9 6.8 7.2 6.5 5.6

FULL- OR PART-TIME STATUS

Full-time workers(3)

6,283 5,556 5,230 4.8 4.4 4.3 4.5 4.2 4.0

Part-time workers(4)

1,466 1,230 1,282 5.0 4.2 4.5 4.4 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: November 03, 2017