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
May
2018
Apr.
2019
May
2019
May
2018
Jan.
2019
Feb.
2019
Mar.
2019
Apr.
2019
May
2019

AGE AND SEX

Total, 16 years and over

6,128 5,824 5,888 3.8 4.0 3.8 3.8 3.6 3.6

16 to 19 years

741 740 726 12.7 12.9 13.4 12.8 13.0 12.7

16 to 17 years

303 273 279 14.6 14.4 16.0 12.6 13.7 14.1

18 to 19 years

447 451 443 11.9 12.2 12.2 12.7 12.4 11.9

20 years and over

5,387 5,085 5,161 3.5 3.7 3.5 3.5 3.2 3.3

20 to 24 years

1,068 993 1,077 7.1 7.6 7.2 7.2 6.5 7.0

25 years and over

4,291 4,132 4,060 3.1 3.3 3.1 3.1 2.9 2.9

25 to 54 years

3,251 3,159 3,027 3.1 3.3 3.2 3.2 3.0 2.9

25 to 34 years

1,408 1,434 1,302 3.8 3.9 4.0 4.0 3.9 3.5

35 to 44 years

953 898 895 2.8 2.9 2.6 2.8 2.7 2.6

45 to 54 years

891 827 830 2.7 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.5 2.5

55 years and over

1,034 978 1,031 2.8 3.2 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.7

Men, 16 years and over

3,416 3,221 3,185 4.0 4.1 3.9 3.9 3.7 3.7

16 to 19 years

458 424 390 15.7 14.1 15.1 13.9 15.1 13.9

16 to 17 years

181 127 154 17.7 15.6 18.0 11.7 12.5 15.5

18 to 19 years

277 297 232 14.6 13.1 14.0 14.7 16.6 12.8

20 years and over

2,958 2,797 2,795 3.6 3.7 3.5 3.6 3.4 3.3

20 to 24 years

614 601 658 7.9 8.4 7.6 8.8 7.7 8.3

25 years and over

2,331 2,226 2,124 3.1 3.3 3.1 3.1 2.9 2.8

25 to 54 years

1,723 1,703 1,604 3.1 3.3 3.2 3.2 3.1 2.9

25 to 34 years

748 719 680 3.8 4.0 3.9 3.7 3.6 3.4

35 to 44 years

491 497 478 2.7 2.9 2.6 2.8 2.7 2.6

45 to 54 years

484 487 447 2.8 2.9 3.0 2.9 2.8 2.6

55 years and over

607 522 520 3.0 3.3 2.8 2.8 2.6 2.6

Women, 16 years and over

2,712 2,604 2,703 3.6 3.9 3.8 3.7 3.4 3.5

16 to 19 years

283 316 336 9.7 11.7 11.8 11.7 11.0 11.5

16 to 17 years

121 146 125 11.6 13.3 14.0 13.5 15.0 12.6

18 to 19 years

170 154 210 9.2 11.2 10.6 10.7 8.3 11.0

20 years and over

2,429 2,288 2,366 3.3 3.6 3.4 3.3 3.1 3.2

20 to 24 years

454 392 420 6.2 6.7 6.8 5.5 5.3 5.6

25 years and over

1,960 1,906 1,936 3.0 3.2 3.1 3.1 2.9 2.9

25 to 54 years

1,528 1,456 1,423 3.2 3.3 3.2 3.3 3.0 2.9

25 to 34 years

659 715 622 3.9 3.9 4.2 4.3 4.2 3.6

35 to 44 years

462 401 418 3.0 2.9 2.6 2.7 2.6 2.7

45 to 54 years

407 340 383 2.6 3.0 2.8 2.8 2.2 2.4

55 years and over

468 468 548 2.7 2.9 2.6 2.6 2.6 3.1

MARITAL STATUS

Married men, spouse present(1)

897 821 793 1.9 2.1 1.9 1.9 1.8 1.7

Married women, spouse present(1)

864 668 873 2.3 2.4 2.3 2.4 1.8 2.4

Women who maintain families(2)

470 501 483 4.7 5.4 4.9 4.7 4.9 4.7

FULL- OR PART-TIME STATUS

Full-time workers(3)

4,964 4,680 4,735 3.7 4.0 3.8 3.7 3.5 3.5

Part-time workers(4)

1,158 1,163 1,170 4.1 4.2 4.1 4.3 4.1 4.2

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: June 07, 2019