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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
Mar.
2020
Feb.
2021
Mar.
2021
Mar.
2020
Nov.
2020
Dec.
2020
Jan.
2021
Feb.
2021
Mar.
2021

AGE AND SEX

Total, 16 years and over

7,185 9,972 9,710 4.4 6.7 6.7 6.3 6.2 6.0

16 to 19 years

834 825 771 14.1 13.9 16.0 14.8 13.9 13.0

16 to 17 years

354 325 278 16.3 14.9 14.5 15.9 14.8 12.6

18 to 19 years

483 514 500 12.8 13.4 17.0 14.2 13.7 13.3

20 years and over

6,351 9,148 8,939 4.0 6.4 6.3 6.0 5.9 5.8

20 to 24 years

1,254 1,408 1,502 8.6 10.7 11.2 9.7 9.6 10.3

25 years and over

5,023 7,813 7,349 3.5 6.0 5.8 5.7 5.6 5.3

25 to 54 years

3,757 5,823 5,639 3.6 6.1 5.8 5.8 5.7 5.5

25 to 34 years

1,557 2,331 2,454 4.2 7.0 6.6 6.8 6.4 6.7

35 to 44 years

1,168 1,929 1,752 3.4 5.6 5.5 5.7 5.7 5.1

45 to 54 years

1,032 1,563 1,433 3.2 5.5 5.3 4.9 4.9 4.5

55 years and over

1,264 1,985 1,692 3.3 5.8 6.0 5.3 5.3 4.5

Men, 16 years and over

3,811 5,395 5,236 4.4 6.9 6.7 6.4 6.3 6.2

16 to 19 years

425 493 452 14.5 15.1 15.5 15.7 16.6 15.4

16 to 17 years

159 175 143 16.1 14.5 15.3 15.0 15.7 14.0

18 to 19 years

269 331 314 13.6 15.5 15.8 16.0 17.6 16.1

20 years and over

3,385 4,902 4,784 4.1 6.6 6.4 6.0 6.0 5.8

20 to 24 years

667 761 823 8.9 11.9 12.1 10.0 10.1 10.9

25 years and over

2,671 4,203 3,889 3.5 6.2 5.8 5.8 5.6 5.2

25 to 54 years

1,957 3,077 2,986 3.5 6.3 5.8 5.9 5.6 5.5

25 to 34 years

842 1,287 1,299 4.2 7.7 6.6 7.0 6.6 6.7

35 to 44 years

595 1,032 939 3.2 5.6 5.7 5.8 5.6 5.1

45 to 54 years

520 759 749 3.0 5.5 5.0 4.7 4.6 4.5

55 years and over

714 1,125 903 3.5 5.9 5.9 5.4 5.6 4.5

Women, 16 years and over

3,374 4,577 4,474 4.4 6.4 6.7 6.3 6.1 5.9

16 to 19 years

408 332 319 13.8 12.8 16.5 14.0 11.2 10.7

16 to 17 years

195 149 135 16.5 15.2 13.7 16.8 13.9 11.5

18 to 19 years

215 183 185 12.0 11.2 18.2 12.3 9.7 10.3

20 years and over

2,966 4,245 4,155 4.0 6.2 6.3 6.0 5.9 5.7

20 to 24 years

587 647 680 8.2 9.4 10.1 9.5 9.1 9.5

25 years and over

2,352 3,610 3,460 3.5 5.8 5.9 5.6 5.5 5.3

25 to 54 years

1,800 2,745 2,653 3.7 5.8 5.8 5.8 5.7 5.5

25 to 34 years

716 1,044 1,155 4.2 6.2 6.6 6.6 6.2 6.8

35 to 44 years

573 897 813 3.6 5.6 5.2 5.6 5.7 5.2

45 to 54 years

512 804 685 3.3 5.5 5.7 5.1 5.3 4.5

55 years and over

559 883 811 3.1 5.8 6.1 5.1 5.1 4.6

MARITAL STATUS

Married men, spouse present(1)

1,069 1,750 1,464 2.3 4.1 4.0 3.9 3.8 3.2

Married women, spouse present(1)

1,144 1,553 1,383 3.0 4.5 4.7 4.4 4.3 3.8

Women who maintain families(2)

526 784 822 5.3 7.7 7.2 8.3 7.7 8.0

FULL- OR PART-TIME STATUS

Full-time workers(3)

5,469 8,397 8,156 4.1 6.9 6.7 6.4 6.3 6.1

Part-time workers(4)

1,691 1,607 1,544 6.0 6.0 7.0 6.4 6.0 5.8

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: April 02, 2021