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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
Sept.
2018
Aug.
2019
Sept.
2019
Sept.
2018
May
2019
June
2019
July
2019
Aug.
2019
Sept.
2019

AGE AND SEX

Total, 16 years and over

5,986 6,044 5,769 3.7 3.6 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.5

16 to 19 years

735 747 735 12.6 12.7 12.7 12.8 12.6 12.5

16 to 17 years

281 273 271 13.8 14.1 14.6 15.5 12.9 13.1

18 to 19 years

453 459 461 12.1 11.9 11.5 10.9 12.0 12.2

20 years and over

5,251 5,297 5,034 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.2

20 to 24 years

1,036 1,065 963 6.9 7.0 6.3 6.8 7.0 6.3

25 years and over

4,225 4,207 4,057 3.0 2.9 3.0 3.0 2.9 2.8

25 to 54 years

3,158 3,210 3,127 3.1 2.9 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.0

25 to 34 years

1,298 1,348 1,326 3.5 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.6 3.6

35 to 44 years

970 944 891 2.9 2.6 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.6

45 to 54 years

889 917 910 2.7 2.5 2.7 2.7 2.8 2.8

55 years and over

1,059 1,018 925 2.8 2.7 3.0 2.7 2.6 2.4

Men, 16 years and over

3,226 3,233 3,107 3.8 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.6

16 to 19 years

373 403 413 13.3 13.9 13.5 13.5 13.6 13.7

16 to 17 years

133 150 135 14.6 15.5 14.0 15.3 14.4 13.1

18 to 19 years

242 254 275 12.9 12.8 12.9 11.8 13.3 14.1

20 years and over

2,853 2,830 2,694 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.2

20 to 24 years

576 607 561 7.4 8.3 7.4 7.6 7.9 7.2

25 years and over

2,289 2,199 2,142 3.0 2.8 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.8

25 to 54 years

1,712 1,709 1,674 3.1 2.9 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.0

25 to 34 years

704 734 760 3.5 3.4 3.6 3.7 3.7 3.8

35 to 44 years

541 470 434 3.0 2.6 2.4 2.6 2.6 2.4

45 to 54 years

468 506 481 2.7 2.6 2.8 2.8 2.9 2.8

55 years and over

576 490 468 2.9 2.6 2.7 2.5 2.4 2.3

Women, 16 years and over

2,760 2,812 2,662 3.6 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.6 3.4

16 to 19 years

362 344 322 11.9 11.5 12.0 12.1 11.6 11.2

16 to 17 years

148 123 137 13.1 12.6 15.2 15.7 11.6 13.2

18 to 19 years

211 205 185 11.3 11.0 10.1 10.1 10.8 10.1

20 years and over

2,398 2,468 2,340 3.3 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.3 3.1

20 to 24 years

461 458 402 6.3 5.6 5.2 5.9 6.2 5.4

25 years and over

1,937 2,007 1,915 2.9 2.9 3.1 3.1 3.0 2.9

25 to 54 years

1,445 1,501 1,453 3.0 2.9 3.1 3.2 3.1 3.0

25 to 34 years

595 615 566 3.5 3.6 3.5 3.8 3.5 3.3

35 to 44 years

429 475 457 2.8 2.7 3.3 3.0 3.0 2.9

45 to 54 years

422 411 430 2.7 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.8

55 years and over

501 503 475 2.8 3.1 3.3 2.9 2.8 2.6

MARITAL STATUS

Married men, spouse present(1)

912 839 815 1.9 1.7 1.8 1.9 1.8 1.7

Married women, spouse present(1)

787 831 824 2.1 2.4 2.3 2.2 2.2 2.2

Women who maintain families(2)

529 523 492 5.1 4.7 5.1 6.0 5.1 4.7

FULL- OR PART-TIME STATUS

Full-time workers(3)

4,684 4,742 4,640 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.6 3.5 3.4

Part-time workers(4)

1,276 1,251 1,098 4.5 4.2 4.4 4.3 4.4 3.9

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: October 04, 2019