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
Dec.
2015
Nov.
2016
Dec.
2016
Dec.
2015
Aug.
2016
Sept.
2016
Oct.
2016
Nov.
2016
Dec.
2016

AGE AND SEX

Total, 16 years and over

7,927 7,409 7,529 5.0 4.9 4.9 4.8 4.6 4.7

16 to 19 years

951 897 854 16.3 15.6 15.9 15.6 15.2 14.7

16 to 17 years

352 372 368 17.5 16.8 17.4 19.8 18.1 17.6

18 to 19 years

596 551 490 15.5 15.1 15.3 13.5 14.2 13.1

20 years and over

6,977 6,511 6,675 4.6 4.5 4.5 4.4 4.2 4.3

20 to 24 years

1,451 1,232 1,255 9.4 8.1 8.2 8.4 8.1 8.2

25 years and over

5,517 5,333 5,412 4.0 4.1 4.1 4.0 3.9 3.9

25 to 54 years

4,400 4,053 4,130 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.1 4.0 4.0

25 to 34 years

1,857 1,717 1,699 5.3 5.2 5.1 5.1 4.8 4.7

35 to 44 years

1,307 1,164 1,305 4.0 4.1 4.1 3.9 3.5 4.0

45 to 54 years

1,235 1,172 1,127 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.4 3.5 3.3

55 years and over

1,127 1,273 1,287 3.2 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.5 3.6

Men, 16 years and over

4,310 4,034 4,118 5.1 5.0 5.1 5.0 4.8 4.8

16 to 19 years

522 548 513 17.6 17.6 16.7 17.9 18.0 17.1

16 to 17 years

201 234 210 20.3 18.3 19.1 22.0 23.3 21.1

18 to 19 years

309 332 296 15.8 17.4 15.6 16.2 16.1 14.8

20 years and over

3,787 3,486 3,605 4.7 4.5 4.6 4.6 4.3 4.4

20 to 24 years

805 724 737 10.1 9.3 9.2 9.7 9.1 9.2

25 years and over

2,988 2,810 2,873 4.1 4.0 4.2 4.0 3.8 3.9

25 to 54 years

2,333 2,129 2,166 4.3 4.1 4.3 4.1 3.9 3.9

25 to 34 years

1,044 927 914 5.5 5.0 5.2 5.1 4.8 4.7

35 to 44 years

670 616 680 3.8 3.8 4.1 3.8 3.5 3.8

45 to 54 years

619 585 572 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.2 3.3 3.2

55 years and over

655 681 707 3.5 3.6 3.9 3.9 3.6 3.7

Women, 16 years and over

3,618 3,375 3,411 4.9 4.9 4.8 4.6 4.5 4.6

16 to 19 years

428 350 340 14.8 13.5 15.1 13.2 12.2 12.0

16 to 17 years

151 138 158 14.8 15.3 15.8 18.0 13.1 14.4

18 to 19 years

287 218 194 15.2 12.6 14.9 10.2 12.1 11.1

20 years and over

3,189 3,025 3,071 4.5 4.5 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.3

20 to 24 years

645 508 517 8.6 6.8 7.0 6.9 7.0 7.0

25 years and over

2,529 2,523 2,539 4.0 4.3 4.1 4.0 3.9 3.9

25 to 54 years

2,067 1,924 1,964 4.4 4.6 4.4 4.2 4.0 4.1

25 to 34 years

813 790 784 5.1 5.4 5.1 5.0 4.8 4.7

35 to 44 years

638 548 624 4.2 4.4 4.2 4.1 3.6 4.1

45 to 54 years

616 586 555 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.6 3.7 3.5

55 years and over

496 577 596 3.0 3.4 3.3 3.5 3.4 3.6

MARITAL STATUS

Married men, spouse present

1,254 1,264 1,275 2.7 2.7 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.7

Married women, spouse present

1,099 988 1,070 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 2.7 2.9

Women who maintain families(1)

607 657 621 5.8 7.9 6.4 6.1 6.2 5.8

FULL- OR PART-TIME STATUS

Full-time workers(2)

6,596 6,159 6,094 5.1 4.9 5.0 4.8 4.7 4.7

Part-time workers(3)

1,328 1,305 1,435 4.6 5.0 4.9 5.0 4.5 4.9

Footnotes
(1) Not seasonally adjusted.
(2) 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.
(3) 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: January 06, 2017