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
Sept.
2017
Aug.
2018
Sept.
2018
Sept.
2017
May
2018
June
2018
July
2018
Aug.
2018
Sept.
2018

AGE AND SEX

Total, 16 years and over

6,759 6,234 5,964 4.2 3.8 4.0 3.9 3.9 3.7

16 to 19 years

786 714 743 13.0 12.8 12.6 13.1 12.8 12.8

16 to 17 years

319 274 282 13.9 14.8 14.4 13.6 13.4 13.8

18 to 19 years

472 430 446 12.8 12.2 11.4 12.5 12.2 11.9

20 years and over

5,973 5,520 5,221 3.9 3.4 3.7 3.5 3.5 3.3

20 to 24 years

1,162 1,012 1,036 7.6 7.1 7.4 6.9 6.8 6.9

25 years and over

4,842 4,483 4,210 3.5 3.0 3.3 3.2 3.2 3.0

25 to 54 years

3,648 3,337 3,149 3.5 3.1 3.3 3.2 3.2 3.0

25 to 34 years

1,578 1,510 1,299 4.4 3.8 3.9 3.5 4.1 3.5

35 to 44 years

1,042 972 969 3.2 2.8 3.1 3.1 2.9 2.9

45 to 54 years

1,027 855 882 3.1 2.7 3.0 2.9 2.6 2.7

55 years and over

1,174 1,155 1,056 3.2 2.8 3.1 3.1 3.1 2.8

Men, 16 years and over

3,617 3,309 3,211 4.2 3.9 4.1 3.8 3.9 3.7

16 to 19 years

449 414 373 15.2 16.0 14.7 15.5 14.7 13.4

16 to 17 years

166 150 134 15.6 18.0 16.5 16.1 15.6 14.6

18 to 19 years

287 262 241 15.2 15.1 13.2 14.5 14.1 12.8

20 years and over

3,168 2,895 2,837 3.8 3.5 3.7 3.4 3.5 3.4

20 to 24 years

693 570 575 8.7 7.9 8.2 7.4 7.5 7.4

25 years and over

2,499 2,317 2,281 3.4 3.1 3.2 3.0 3.1 3.0

25 to 54 years

1,887 1,717 1,707 3.4 3.1 3.2 3.0 3.1 3.1

25 to 34 years

836 821 704 4.3 3.8 3.8 3.5 4.1 3.6

35 to 44 years

514 470 539 2.9 2.7 2.9 2.6 2.6 3.0

45 to 54 years

537 426 464 3.0 2.8 3.0 2.8 2.4 2.7

55 years and over

613 600 574 3.1 3.0 3.2 3.1 3.0 2.9

Women, 16 years and over

3,142 2,925 2,753 4.2 3.6 4.0 3.9 3.9 3.6

16 to 19 years

337 300 370 11.0 9.6 10.5 10.9 10.8 12.2

16 to 17 years

153 125 148 12.5 11.6 12.4 11.4 11.5 13.1

18 to 19 years

185 168 205 10.3 9.2 9.5 10.5 10.0 11.0

20 years and over

2,804 2,625 2,383 3.9 3.3 3.7 3.7 3.6 3.3

20 to 24 years

468 442 461 6.4 6.2 6.6 6.3 6.1 6.3

25 years and over

2,343 2,166 1,930 3.6 3.0 3.4 3.4 3.3 2.9

25 to 54 years

1,761 1,620 1,442 3.7 3.2 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.0

25 to 34 years

742 689 595 4.4 3.9 4.0 3.6 4.1 3.5

35 to 44 years

529 502 430 3.5 3.0 3.3 3.6 3.2 2.8

45 to 54 years

490 430 418 3.1 2.6 2.9 3.0 2.7 2.6

55 years and over

576 539 500 3.4 2.7 3.0 3.0 3.1 2.8

MARITAL STATUS

Married men, spouse present(1)

1,050 931 898 2.3 1.9 2.1 2.0 2.0 1.9

Married women, spouse present(1)

922 931 780 2.5 2.3 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.1

Women who maintain families(2)

672 556 529 6.5 4.7 5.5 5.6 5.4 5.1

FULL- OR PART-TIME STATUS

Full-time workers(3)

5,504 4,993 4,662 4.2 3.7 4.0 3.8 3.7 3.5

Part-time workers(4)

1,231 1,196 1,267 4.3 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.3 4.5

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: October 05, 2018