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
2016
Apr.
2017
May
2017
May
2016
Jan.
2017
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017
May
2017

AGE AND SEX

Total, 16 years and over

7,451 7,056 6,861 4.7 4.8 4.7 4.5 4.4 4.3

16 to 19 years

950 881 837 16.2 15.0 15.0 13.7 14.7 14.3

16 to 17 years

391 379 285 18.4 16.0 18.0 17.4 16.8 13.1

18 to 19 years

541 465 536 14.5 14.5 13.5 11.2 12.5 14.6

20 years and over

6,502 6,176 6,024 4.3 4.4 4.3 4.1 4.0 3.9

20 to 24 years

1,268 1,118 1,014 8.3 8.3 8.0 7.3 7.3 6.7

25 years and over

5,245 5,041 5,022 3.8 3.9 3.9 3.8 3.6 3.6

25 to 54 years

4,069 3,910 3,928 4.0 4.1 4.1 3.9 3.8 3.8

25 to 34 years

1,780 1,576 1,747 5.0 4.9 4.8 4.5 4.4 4.9

35 to 44 years

1,137 1,190 1,092 3.5 3.9 4.1 3.9 3.6 3.3

45 to 54 years

1,152 1,144 1,089 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.2 3.4 3.2

55 years and over

1,184 1,160 1,121 3.3 3.5 3.4 3.4 3.2 3.1

Men, 16 years and over

3,979 3,755 3,606 4.7 4.8 4.8 4.6 4.4 4.2

16 to 19 years

485 502 465 16.5 15.9 16.0 14.8 16.3 15.7

16 to 17 years

196 181 140 19.1 17.2 17.7 17.7 15.9 13.7

18 to 19 years

280 295 315 14.6 15.1 15.3 12.8 15.3 16.4

20 years and over

3,493 3,253 3,141 4.3 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.0 3.8

20 to 24 years

703 668 632 8.9 9.3 9.4 8.5 8.4 7.9

25 years and over

2,811 2,564 2,517 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.5 3.4

25 to 54 years

2,121 1,945 1,961 3.9 4.0 3.9 3.9 3.6 3.6

25 to 34 years

972 846 895 5.1 4.9 5.0 4.8 4.4 4.6

35 to 44 years

590 601 534 3.3 3.9 3.8 3.8 3.4 3.0

45 to 54 years

560 499 531 3.1 3.1 3.0 3.1 2.8 3.0

55 years and over

690 619 557 3.6 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.2 2.9

Women, 16 years and over

3,473 3,301 3,255 4.7 4.8 4.6 4.3 4.4 4.3

16 to 19 years

464 379 372 15.9 14.2 13.9 12.6 13.1 12.8

16 to 17 years

195 198 145 17.7 14.8 18.3 17.0 17.6 12.6

18 to 19 years

260 169 221 14.4 13.8 11.6 9.6 9.5 12.6

20 years and over

3,008 2,922 2,883 4.2 4.4 4.3 4.0 4.1 4.0

20 to 24 years

565 451 383 7.6 7.1 6.5 6.0 6.1 5.3

25 years and over

2,434 2,477 2,504 3.8 4.0 4.0 3.8 3.8 3.9

25 to 54 years

1,948 1,964 1,967 4.1 4.2 4.2 3.9 4.1 4.1

25 to 34 years

808 730 852 5.0 5.0 4.6 4.2 4.4 5.1

35 to 44 years

547 589 557 3.6 4.1 4.5 4.1 3.9 3.7

45 to 54 years

593 645 558 3.7 3.5 3.5 3.4 4.0 3.5

55 years and over

522 548 583 3.2 3.6 3.5 3.3 3.2 3.4

MARITAL STATUS

Married men, spouse present(1)

1,225 1,136 1,082 2.6 2.7 2.6 2.6 2.4 2.3

Married women, spouse present(1)

1,035 1,021 945 2.9 3.1 3.1 2.8 2.8 2.5

Women who maintain families(2)

694 615 688 6.6 6.3 6.5 5.5 6.0 6.8

FULL- OR PART-TIME STATUS

Full-time workers(3)

6,086 5,613 5,488 4.7 4.8 4.6 4.4 4.3 4.2

Part-time workers(4)

1,342 1,425 1,366 4.6 4.8 5.1 4.9 5.0 4.8

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 02, 2017