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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
Aug.
2019
July
2020
Aug.
2020
Aug.
2019
Apr.
2020
May
2020
June
2020
July
2020
Aug.
2020

AGE AND SEX

Total, 16 years and over

5,999 16,338 13,550 3.7 14.7 13.3 11.1 10.2 8.4

16 to 19 years

742 1,011 905 12.5 31.9 29.9 23.2 19.3 16.1

16 to 17 years

270 368 298 12.8 27.6 30.1 23.8 17.6 13.9

18 to 19 years

459 636 607 12.1 34.3 29.8 22.5 19.8 17.6

20 years and over

5,257 15,327 12,645 3.3 14.2 12.6 10.7 9.9 8.1

20 to 24 years

1,068 2,595 2,010 7.1 25.7 23.2 19.8 18.3 14.1

25 years and over

4,184 12,736 10,636 2.9 13.1 11.6 9.7 9.1 7.6

25 to 54 years

3,184 9,408 7,715 3.1 12.8 11.5 9.8 9.2 7.5

25 to 34 years

1,342 4,137 3,515 3.6 14.5 13.4 11.7 11.4 9.7

35 to 44 years

937 2,772 2,206 2.7 11.5 10.2 9.1 8.1 6.5

45 to 54 years

906 2,499 1,994 2.8 12.3 10.7 8.3 7.8 6.2

55 years and over

1,010 3,331 2,927 2.6 13.6 11.8 9.7 8.8 7.7

Men, 16 years and over

3,210 8,321 7,061 3.7 13.5 12.2 10.6 9.8 8.3

16 to 19 years

404 601 493 13.6 27.6 28.6 23.6 22.8 17.6

16 to 17 years

150 240 148 14.4 21.0 27.8 19.0 24.2 14.7

18 to 19 years

256 354 365 13.3 30.8 29.1 25.6 21.5 20.3

20 years and over

2,806 7,720 6,567 3.3 13.0 11.6 10.2 9.4 8.0

20 to 24 years

604 1,286 1,048 7.8 23.5 22.4 19.0 17.8 14.2

25 years and over

2,183 6,442 5,520 2.9 12.1 10.5 9.3 8.6 7.4

25 to 54 years

1,692 4,828 4,037 3.1 12.1 10.6 9.5 8.9 7.4

25 to 34 years

736 2,257 1,899 3.7 14.2 13.0 11.8 11.7 9.8

35 to 44 years

466 1,438 1,171 2.6 10.4 9.5 8.9 7.9 6.4

45 to 54 years

490 1,134 967 2.8 11.4 9.2 7.5 6.7 5.7

55 years and over

490 1,614 1,483 2.4 12.1 10.3 8.9 8.0 7.3

Women, 16 years and over

2,788 8,017 6,489 3.6 16.2 14.5 11.7 10.6 8.6

16 to 19 years

338 410 412 11.4 36.6 31.3 22.8 15.7 14.7

16 to 17 years

120 128 151 11.3 32.9 32.0 27.8 11.6 13.3

18 to 19 years

203 282 243 10.8 38.9 30.6 19.4 18.0 14.8

20 years and over

2,451 7,607 6,078 3.3 15.5 13.9 11.2 10.5 8.4

20 to 24 years

464 1,309 962 6.3 28.0 24.0 20.6 18.8 14.0

25 years and over

2,001 6,294 5,116 3.0 14.2 12.8 10.2 9.6 7.8

25 to 54 years

1,492 4,580 3,678 3.1 13.7 12.5 10.1 9.5 7.7

25 to 34 years

606 1,880 1,616 3.5 14.9 13.9 11.6 11.1 9.5

35 to 44 years

470 1,335 1,035 3.0 12.7 11.0 9.4 8.4 6.6

45 to 54 years

415 1,365 1,027 2.7 13.3 12.5 9.3 9.0 6.8

55 years and over

498 1,707 1,434 2.8 15.5 13.6 10.5 9.6 8.0

MARITAL STATUS

Married men, spouse present(1)

836 2,892 2,329 1.8 9.7 8.3 6.9 6.2 5.0

Married women, spouse present(1)

833 3,283 2,430 2.2 13.1 11.5 8.9 8.6 6.4

Women who maintain families(2)

523 1,216 1,011 5.1 15.9 15.8 13.1 12.4 10.4

FULL- OR PART-TIME STATUS

Full-time workers(3)

4,732 12,920 11,082 3.5 12.9 12.0 10.4 9.8 8.3

Part-time workers(4)

1,243 3,447 2,459 4.4 24.5 19.7 14.7 12.6 9.0

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: September 23, 2020