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
Jan.
2017
Dec.
2017
Jan.
2018
Jan.
2017
Sept.
2017
Oct.
2017
Nov.
2017
Dec.
2017
Jan.
2018

AGE AND SEX

Total, 16 years and over

7,642 6,576 6,684 4.8 4.2 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1

16 to 19 years

891 780 834 15.0 13.0 13.7 15.9 13.6 13.9

16 to 17 years

346 341 337 15.9 13.9 15.0 19.1 15.2 15.0

18 to 19 years

542 467 495 14.4 12.8 13.2 14.4 13.2 13.3

20 years and over

6,751 5,796 5,851 4.4 3.9 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.8

20 to 24 years

1,264 1,063 1,123 8.2 7.6 7.2 7.1 7.1 7.4

25 years and over

5,421 4,735 4,704 3.9 3.5 3.3 3.3 3.4 3.4

25 to 54 years

4,190 3,528 3,611 4.1 3.5 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.5

25 to 34 years

1,775 1,615 1,576 4.9 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.5 4.3

35 to 44 years

1,293 992 1,034 3.9 3.2 3.0 3.1 3.0 3.1

45 to 54 years

1,122 921 1,001 3.3 3.1 2.7 2.7 2.7 3.0

55 years and over

1,257 1,200 1,103 3.5 3.2 3.1 3.1 3.3 3.0

Men, 16 years and over

4,075 3,533 3,658 4.8 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.1 4.3

16 to 19 years

472 416 434 15.8 15.2 16.0 17.7 14.8 14.5

16 to 17 years

180 158 137 17.0 15.6 17.4 20.7 15.7 13.0

18 to 19 years

289 271 286 15.0 15.2 15.7 16.6 15.0 14.9

20 years and over

3,603 3,117 3,223 4.4 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.8 3.9

20 to 24 years

743 620 651 9.2 8.7 8.0 8.4 7.9 8.2

25 years and over

2,834 2,480 2,561 3.8 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.3 3.4

25 to 54 years

2,199 1,814 1,905 4.0 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.3 3.4

25 to 34 years

959 841 796 4.9 4.3 4.3 4.1 4.3 4.1

35 to 44 years

678 471 552 3.8 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.6 3.1

45 to 54 years

562 502 557 3.2 3.0 2.7 2.7 2.8 3.1

55 years and over

635 667 656 3.3 3.1 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.3

Women, 16 years and over

3,567 3,043 3,027 4.8 4.2 3.9 4.1 4.0 4.0

16 to 19 years

419 364 399 14.2 11.0 11.4 14.1 12.3 13.4

16 to 17 years

166 183 199 14.9 12.5 12.8 17.7 14.7 16.7

18 to 19 years

253 196 209 13.7 10.3 10.6 12.4 11.3 11.7

20 years and over

3,148 2,679 2,627 4.4 3.9 3.6 3.6 3.7 3.6

20 to 24 years

521 443 472 7.1 6.4 6.3 5.8 6.2 6.5

25 years and over

2,587 2,254 2,143 4.0 3.6 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.3

25 to 54 years

1,991 1,714 1,706 4.2 3.7 3.5 3.6 3.6 3.6

25 to 34 years

816 774 781 4.9 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.6 4.7

35 to 44 years

615 521 482 4.1 3.5 3.3 3.5 3.4 3.1

45 to 54 years

560 418 444 3.5 3.1 2.7 2.8 2.6 2.8

55 years and over

616 546 421 3.6 3.4 2.9 2.8 3.2 2.5

MARITAL STATUS

Married men, spouse present(1)

1,273 1,033 1,080 2.7 2.3 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3

Married women, spouse present(1)

1,110 942 877 3.0 2.5 2.4 2.3 2.6 2.4

Women who maintain families(2)

660 552 666 6.3 6.5 5.6 5.5 5.3 6.5

FULL- OR PART-TIME STATUS

Full-time workers(3)

6,240 5,314 5,347 4.8 4.2 4.0 3.9 4.0 4.0

Part-time workers(4)

1,393 1,295 1,340 4.8 4.3 4.5 5.0 4.5 4.7

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: February 02, 2018