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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
Feb.
2019
Jan.
2020
Feb.
2020
Feb.
2019
Oct.
2019
Nov.
2019
Dec.
2019
Jan.
2020
Feb.
2020

AGE AND SEX

Total, 16 years and over

6,181 5,892 5,787 3.8 3.6 3.5 3.5 3.6 3.5

16 to 19 years

773 734 665 13.3 12.3 12.0 12.6 12.2 11.0

16 to 17 years

339 260 214 16.2 14.0 12.6 13.7 11.8 9.8

18 to 19 years

453 473 464 12.2 11.3 11.7 12.1 12.5 12.0

20 years and over

5,408 5,158 5,122 3.4 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.3 3.2

20 to 24 years

1,085 1,012 972 7.2 6.2 6.4 6.3 6.6 6.4

25 years and over

4,352 4,153 4,168 3.1 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.9 2.9

25 to 54 years

3,310 3,154 3,152 3.2 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0

25 to 34 years

1,480 1,397 1,371 4.0 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.7 3.7

35 to 44 years

890 946 955 2.6 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.8 2.8

45 to 54 years

940 811 827 2.8 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.5

55 years and over

1,035 1,000 1,003 2.7 2.6 2.6 2.4 2.6 2.6

Men, 16 years and over

3,333 3,147 3,137 3.9 3.6 3.5 3.5 3.6 3.6

16 to 19 years

422 405 338 15.0 13.7 13.4 13.0 13.5 11.2

16 to 17 years

190 144 108 18.0 14.4 14.1 14.6 14.4 10.8

18 to 19 years

251 256 243 14.0 13.2 13.0 12.8 12.9 12.0

20 years and over

2,911 2,743 2,799 3.5 3.2 3.2 3.1 3.3 3.3

20 to 24 years

584 533 519 7.5 7.5 7.3 7.2 6.8 6.7

25 years and over

2,324 2,227 2,278 3.1 2.8 2.8 2.7 2.9 3.0

25 to 54 years

1,756 1,683 1,707 3.2 2.9 2.9 2.9 3.0 3.1

25 to 34 years

761 783 771 3.8 3.7 3.7 3.6 3.9 3.9

35 to 44 years

480 476 507 2.6 2.4 2.6 2.5 2.6 2.8

45 to 54 years

516 425 429 3.0 2.6 2.2 2.5 2.5 2.5

55 years and over

568 544 571 2.8 2.4 2.6 2.2 2.6 2.7

Women, 16 years and over

2,848 2,744 2,651 3.7 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.4

16 to 19 years

351 330 328 11.8 10.8 10.6 12.1 11.0 10.8

16 to 17 years

149 115 105 14.5 13.6 11.3 12.9 9.6 8.9

18 to 19 years

202 217 221 10.6 9.4 10.2 11.3 12.1 12.0

20 years and over

2,497 2,415 2,323 3.4 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.1

20 to 24 years

501 478 453 6.8 4.8 5.5 5.5 6.5 6.1

25 years and over

2,028 1,926 1,891 3.1 3.0 3.0 2.9 2.9 2.8

25 to 54 years

1,553 1,471 1,445 3.2 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.0 2.9

25 to 34 years

719 614 599 4.2 3.7 3.4 3.5 3.5 3.4

35 to 44 years

410 470 447 2.6 2.9 2.9 3.0 2.9 2.8

45 to 54 years

424 386 398 2.7 2.7 2.9 2.7 2.5 2.6

55 years and over

466 438 430 2.6 2.7 2.6 2.6 2.4 2.4

MARITAL STATUS

Married men, spouse present(1)

899 804 925 1.9 1.7 1.9 1.6 1.7 2.0

Married women, spouse present(1)

855 796 814 2.3 2.3 2.2 2.1 2.1 2.2

Women who maintain families(2)

496 545 423 4.9 5.4 4.8 4.2 5.4 4.1

FULL- OR PART-TIME STATUS

Full-time workers(3)

5,020 4,744 4,710 3.7 3.5 3.5 3.4 3.5 3.5

Part-time workers(4)

1,147 1,171 1,065 4.1 3.8 3.8 3.9 4.1 3.7

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: March 06, 2020