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
Mar.
2016
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017
Mar.
2016
Nov.
2016
Dec.
2016
Jan.
2017
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017

AGE AND SEX

Total, 16 years and over

7,977 7,528 7,202 5.0 4.6 4.7 4.8 4.7 4.5

16 to 19 years

929 884 822 15.9 15.2 14.7 15.0 15.0 13.7

16 to 17 years

409 390 400 19.5 18.1 17.6 16.0 18.0 17.4

18 to 19 years

530 509 412 14.1 14.2 13.1 14.5 13.5 11.2

20 years and over

7,047 6,643 6,380 4.6 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.3 4.1

20 to 24 years

1,300 1,232 1,122 8.4 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.0 7.3

25 years and over

5,730 5,398 5,256 4.2 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.8

25 to 54 years

4,328 4,159 4,020 4.2 4.0 4.0 4.1 4.1 3.9

25 to 34 years

1,828 1,726 1,642 5.2 4.8 4.7 4.9 4.8 4.5

35 to 44 years

1,264 1,353 1,289 3.9 3.5 4.0 3.9 4.1 3.9

45 to 54 years

1,236 1,080 1,089 3.6 3.5 3.3 3.3 3.2 3.2

55 years and over

1,392 1,235 1,224 3.9 3.5 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.4

Men, 16 years and over

4,234 4,053 3,940 5.0 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.6

16 to 19 years

500 489 449 17.0 18.0 17.1 15.9 16.0 14.8

16 to 17 years

230 192 203 22.8 23.3 21.1 17.2 17.7 17.7

18 to 19 years

282 303 240 14.5 16.1 14.8 15.1 15.3 12.8

20 years and over

3,734 3,564 3,491 4.6 4.3 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.3

20 to 24 years

732 751 676 9.1 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 8.5

25 years and over

2,988 2,802 2,805 4.1 3.8 3.9 3.8 3.8 3.8

25 to 54 years

2,243 2,157 2,151 4.1 3.9 3.9 4.0 3.9 3.9

25 to 34 years

961 960 931 5.0 4.8 4.7 4.9 5.0 4.8

35 to 44 years

631 669 666 3.6 3.5 3.8 3.9 3.8 3.8

45 to 54 years

651 528 554 3.6 3.3 3.2 3.1 3.0 3.1

55 years and over

745 645 654 3.9 3.6 3.7 3.3 3.4 3.4

Women, 16 years and over

3,743 3,475 3,262 5.0 4.5 4.6 4.8 4.6 4.3

16 to 19 years

429 396 372 14.7 12.2 12.0 14.2 13.9 12.6

16 to 17 years

179 198 196 16.3 13.1 14.4 14.8 18.3 17.0

18 to 19 years

248 206 172 13.6 12.1 11.1 13.8 11.6 9.6

20 years and over

3,314 3,079 2,890 4.6 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.3 4.0

20 to 24 years

569 481 446 7.6 7.0 7.0 7.1 6.5 6.0

25 years and over

2,742 2,595 2,451 4.3 3.9 3.9 4.0 4.0 3.8

25 to 54 years

2,085 2,002 1,869 4.4 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.2 3.9

25 to 34 years

867 766 711 5.4 4.8 4.7 5.0 4.6 4.2

35 to 44 years

632 684 623 4.2 3.6 4.1 4.1 4.5 4.1

45 to 54 years

585 552 536 3.6 3.7 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.4

55 years and over

635 588 567 3.8 3.4 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.3

MARITAL STATUS

Married men, spouse present(1)

1,347 1,234 1,228 2.9 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.6

Married women, spouse present(1)

1,136 1,122 1,043 3.1 2.7 2.9 3.1 3.1 2.8

Women who maintain families(2)

713 671 557 6.8 6.2 5.8 6.3 6.5 5.5

FULL- OR PART-TIME STATUS

Full-time workers(3)

6,597 6,035 5,760 5.1 4.7 4.7 4.8 4.6 4.4

Part-time workers(4)

1,388 1,471 1,414 4.8 4.5 4.9 4.8 5.1 4.9

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: April 07, 2017