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
Feb.
2016
Jan.
2017
Feb.
2017
Feb.
2016
Oct.
2016
Nov.
2016
Dec.
2016
Jan.
2017
Feb.
2017

AGE AND SEX

Total, 16 years and over

7,845 7,635 7,528 4.9 4.8 4.6 4.7 4.8 4.7

16 to 19 years

921 890 884 15.6 15.6 15.2 14.7 15.0 15.0

16 to 17 years

406 345 390 19.0 19.8 18.1 17.6 16.0 18.0

18 to 19 years

526 546 509 13.9 13.5 14.2 13.1 14.5 13.5

20 years and over

6,924 6,745 6,643 4.5 4.4 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.3

20 to 24 years

1,330 1,267 1,232 8.6 8.4 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.0

25 years and over

5,577 5,414 5,398 4.1 4.0 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9

25 to 54 years

4,234 4,173 4,159 4.2 4.1 4.0 4.0 4.1 4.1

25 to 34 years

1,782 1,767 1,726 5.1 5.1 4.8 4.7 4.9 4.8

35 to 44 years

1,253 1,297 1,353 3.8 3.9 3.5 4.0 3.9 4.1

45 to 54 years

1,200 1,109 1,080 3.5 3.4 3.5 3.3 3.3 3.2

55 years and over

1,339 1,268 1,235 3.8 3.7 3.5 3.6 3.5 3.4

Men, 16 years and over

4,208 4,083 4,053 5.0 5.0 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8

16 to 19 years

501 474 489 16.6 17.9 18.0 17.1 15.9 16.0

16 to 17 years

229 181 192 21.6 22.0 23.3 21.1 17.2 17.7

18 to 19 years

286 293 303 14.6 16.2 16.1 14.8 15.1 15.3

20 years and over

3,707 3,609 3,564 4.5 4.6 4.3 4.4 4.4 4.3

20 to 24 years

747 752 751 9.3 9.7 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4

25 years and over

2,943 2,829 2,802 4.0 4.0 3.8 3.9 3.8 3.8

25 to 54 years

2,190 2,190 2,157 4.0 4.1 3.9 3.9 4.0 3.9

25 to 34 years

965 951 960 5.1 5.1 4.8 4.7 4.9 5.0

35 to 44 years

636 683 669 3.6 3.8 3.5 3.8 3.9 3.8

45 to 54 years

589 555 528 3.3 3.2 3.3 3.2 3.1 3.0

55 years and over

753 639 645 4.0 3.9 3.6 3.7 3.3 3.4

Women, 16 years and over

3,637 3,552 3,475 4.9 4.6 4.5 4.6 4.8 4.6

16 to 19 years

420 416 396 14.5 13.2 12.2 12.0 14.2 13.9

16 to 17 years

177 164 198 16.4 18.0 13.1 14.4 14.8 18.3

18 to 19 years

240 253 206 13.1 10.2 12.1 11.1 13.8 11.6

20 years and over

3,218 3,136 3,079 4.5 4.3 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.3

20 to 24 years

583 515 481 7.9 6.9 7.0 7.0 7.1 6.5

25 years and over

2,634 2,585 2,595 4.1 4.0 3.9 3.9 4.0 4.0

25 to 54 years

2,044 1,983 2,002 4.3 4.2 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.2

25 to 34 years

816 816 766 5.1 5.0 4.8 4.7 5.0 4.6

35 to 44 years

617 613 684 4.1 4.1 3.6 4.1 4.1 4.5

45 to 54 years

611 554 552 3.8 3.6 3.7 3.5 3.5 3.5

55 years and over

572 615 588 3.4 3.5 3.4 3.6 3.6 3.5

MARITAL STATUS

Married men, spouse present(1)

1,173 1,284 1,234 2.5 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.6

Married women, spouse present(1)

1,088 1,119 1,122 3.0 3.0 2.7 2.9 3.1 3.1

Women who maintain families(2)

729 660 671 7.0 6.1 6.2 5.8 6.3 6.5

FULL- OR PART-TIME STATUS

Full-time workers(3)

6,403 6,223 6,035 4.9 4.8 4.7 4.7 4.8 4.6

Part-time workers(4)

1,427 1,395 1,471 4.9 5.0 4.5 4.9 4.8 5.1

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: March 10, 2017