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
Apr.
2016
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017
Apr.
2016
Dec.
2016
Jan.
2017
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017

AGE AND SEX

Total, 16 years and over

7,910 7,202 7,056 5.0 4.7 4.8 4.7 4.5 4.4

16 to 19 years

943 822 881 16.0 14.7 15.0 15.0 13.7 14.7

16 to 17 years

410 400 379 19.3 17.6 16.0 18.0 17.4 16.8

18 to 19 years

502 412 465 13.4 13.1 14.5 13.5 11.2 12.5

20 years and over

6,967 6,380 6,176 4.6 4.3 4.4 4.3 4.1 4.0

20 to 24 years

1,353 1,122 1,118 8.8 8.2 8.3 8.0 7.3 7.3

25 years and over

5,601 5,256 5,041 4.1 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.8 3.6

25 to 54 years

4,320 4,020 3,910 4.2 4.0 4.1 4.1 3.9 3.8

25 to 34 years

1,822 1,642 1,576 5.2 4.7 4.9 4.8 4.5 4.4

35 to 44 years

1,304 1,289 1,190 4.0 4.0 3.9 4.1 3.9 3.6

45 to 54 years

1,193 1,089 1,144 3.5 3.3 3.3 3.2 3.2 3.4

55 years and over

1,296 1,224 1,160 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.4 3.2

Men, 16 years and over

4,228 3,940 3,755 5.0 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.6 4.4

16 to 19 years

479 449 502 16.5 17.1 15.9 16.0 14.8 16.3

16 to 17 years

201 203 181 20.0 21.1 17.2 17.7 17.7 15.9

18 to 19 years

247 240 295 13.2 14.8 15.1 15.3 12.8 15.3

20 years and over

3,750 3,491 3,253 4.6 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.0

20 to 24 years

762 676 668 9.5 9.2 9.3 9.4 8.5 8.4

25 years and over

2,974 2,805 2,564 4.0 3.9 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.5

25 to 54 years

2,259 2,151 1,945 4.1 3.9 4.0 3.9 3.9 3.6

25 to 34 years

1,019 931 846 5.3 4.7 4.9 5.0 4.8 4.4

35 to 44 years

636 666 601 3.6 3.8 3.9 3.8 3.8 3.4

45 to 54 years

604 554 499 3.4 3.2 3.1 3.0 3.1 2.8

55 years and over

715 654 619 3.8 3.7 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.2

Women, 16 years and over

3,681 3,262 3,301 5.0 4.6 4.8 4.6 4.3 4.4

16 to 19 years

464 372 379 15.6 12.0 14.2 13.9 12.6 13.1

16 to 17 years

208 196 198 18.7 14.4 14.8 18.3 17.0 17.6

18 to 19 years

255 172 169 13.6 11.1 13.8 11.6 9.6 9.5

20 years and over

3,218 2,890 2,922 4.5 4.3 4.4 4.3 4.0 4.1

20 to 24 years

591 446 451 8.1 7.0 7.1 6.5 6.0 6.1

25 years and over

2,627 2,451 2,477 4.1 3.9 4.0 4.0 3.8 3.8

25 to 54 years

2,061 1,869 1,964 4.4 4.1 4.2 4.2 3.9 4.1

25 to 34 years

804 711 730 5.0 4.7 5.0 4.6 4.2 4.4

35 to 44 years

669 623 589 4.4 4.1 4.1 4.5 4.1 3.9

45 to 54 years

589 536 645 3.7 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.4 4.0

55 years and over

579 567 548 3.5 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.3 3.2

MARITAL STATUS

Married men, spouse present(1)

1,246 1,228 1,136 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.6 2.4

Married women, spouse present(1)

1,134 1,043 1,021 3.1 2.9 3.1 3.1 2.8 2.8

Women who maintain families(2)

695 557 615 6.7 5.8 6.3 6.5 5.5 6.0

FULL- OR PART-TIME STATUS

Full-time workers(3)

6,592 5,760 5,613 5.1 4.7 4.8 4.6 4.4 4.3

Part-time workers(4)

1,312 1,414 1,425 4.5 4.9 4.8 5.1 4.9 5.0

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: May 05, 2017