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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
Dec.
2019
Nov.
2020
Dec.
2020
Dec.
2019
Aug.
2020
Sept.
2020
Oct.
2020
Nov.
2020
Dec.
2020

AGE AND SEX

Total, 16 years and over

5,844 10,728 10,736 3.6 8.4 7.8 6.9 6.7 6.7

16 to 19 years

778 825 946 13.0 16.4 16.3 14.0 13.9 16.0

16 to 17 years

317 314 302 14.4 14.8 17.2 14.1 14.9 14.5

18 to 19 years

469 507 655 12.4 17.6 15.8 14.1 13.4 17.0

20 years and over

5,067 9,903 9,790 3.2 8.1 7.5 6.6 6.4 6.3

20 to 24 years

1,001 1,580 1,653 6.6 14.1 12.5 10.9 10.7 11.2

25 years and over

4,093 8,409 8,170 2.9 7.5 7.0 6.2 6.0 5.8

25 to 54 years

3,173 6,193 5,946 3.0 7.5 7.1 6.4 6.1 5.8

25 to 34 years

1,379 2,530 2,397 3.7 9.6 8.6 7.3 7.0 6.6

35 to 44 years

962 1,910 1,857 2.8 6.4 6.2 5.8 5.6 5.5

45 to 54 years

833 1,753 1,693 2.5 6.2 6.4 6.0 5.5 5.3

55 years and over

948 2,202 2,259 2.4 7.6 6.6 5.5 5.8 6.0

Men, 16 years and over

3,039 5,894 5,694 3.5 8.3 7.7 7.0 6.9 6.7

16 to 19 years

416 444 455 13.7 17.8 17.3 15.6 15.1 15.5

16 to 17 years

161 146 159 15.7 14.5 18.3 16.1 14.5 15.3

18 to 19 years

259 299 301 12.8 19.9 16.8 15.4 15.5 15.8

20 years and over

2,623 5,449 5,240 3.1 8.0 7.3 6.7 6.6 6.4

20 to 24 years

567 904 922 7.4 14.3 12.9 11.8 11.9 12.1

25 years and over

2,085 4,617 4,353 2.7 7.3 6.8 6.2 6.2 5.8

25 to 54 years

1,618 3,433 3,167 2.9 7.4 7.0 6.5 6.3 5.8

25 to 34 years

739 1,491 1,291 3.7 9.7 8.7 7.8 7.7 6.6

35 to 44 years

463 1,028 1,049 2.5 6.3 6.1 5.7 5.6 5.7

45 to 54 years

417 914 827 2.4 5.7 6.0 6.0 5.5 5.0

55 years and over

467 1,183 1,186 2.3 7.2 6.2 5.2 5.9 5.9

Women, 16 years and over

2,805 4,834 5,042 3.6 8.6 8.0 6.8 6.4 6.7

16 to 19 years

362 380 491 12.3 15.0 15.3 12.5 12.8 16.5

16 to 17 years

157 168 143 13.3 14.9 16.2 12.1 15.2 13.7

18 to 19 years

210 208 354 11.8 15.2 14.8 12.8 11.2 18.2

20 years and over

2,443 4,453 4,551 3.3 8.3 7.7 6.5 6.2 6.3

20 to 24 years

434 676 732 5.9 13.9 12.1 10.0 9.4 10.1

25 years and over

2,008 3,792 3,817 3.0 7.7 7.3 6.1 5.8 5.9

25 to 54 years

1,555 2,759 2,780 3.2 7.6 7.3 6.3 5.8 5.8

25 to 34 years

640 1,039 1,106 3.7 9.4 8.6 6.9 6.2 6.6

35 to 44 years

499 882 808 3.1 6.5 6.3 6.0 5.6 5.2

45 to 54 years

416 839 865 2.7 6.8 6.8 5.9 5.5 5.7

55 years and over

475 1,020 1,065 2.6 8.0 7.2 5.8 5.8 6.1

MARITAL STATUS

Married men, spouse present(1)

758 1,854 1,841 1.6 5.0 4.8 4.1 4.1 4.0

Married women, spouse present(1)

819 1,644 1,705 2.2 6.4 5.9 4.8 4.5 4.7

Women who maintain families(2)

425 798 734 4.2 10.4 10.0 8.6 7.7 7.2

FULL- OR PART-TIME STATUS

Full-time workers(3)

4,769 9,145 8,911 3.5 8.3 7.8 6.9 6.9 6.7

Part-time workers(4)

1,118 1,610 1,871 4.0 9.0 8.4 6.7 6.0 7.0

Footnotes
(1) Beginning with data for January 2020, refers to persons in both opposite-sex and same-sex married couples. Prior to January 2020, referred to persons in opposite-sex married couples only.
(2) Data are not seasonally adjusted. Beginning with data for January 2020, refers to female householders residing with one or more family members, but not a spouse of either sex. Prior to January 2020, referred 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: January 08, 2021