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
Sept.
2016
Aug.
2017
Sept.
2017
Sept.
2016
May
2017
June
2017
July
2017
Aug.
2017
Sept.
2017

AGE AND SEX

Total, 16 years and over

7,904 7,132 6,801 4.9 4.3 4.4 4.3 4.4 4.2

16 to 19 years

953 803 778 15.9 14.3 13.3 13.2 13.6 12.9

16 to 17 years

385 329 313 17.4 13.1 13.9 15.5 14.7 13.6

18 to 19 years

574 477 472 15.3 14.6 13.2 11.6 13.1 12.8

20 years and over

6,951 6,330 6,023 4.5 3.9 4.0 4.0 4.1 3.9

20 to 24 years

1,246 1,092 1,160 8.2 6.7 7.5 7.4 7.1 7.5

25 years and over

5,734 5,267 4,877 4.1 3.6 3.7 3.6 3.8 3.5

25 to 54 years

4,426 4,090 3,684 4.3 3.8 3.8 3.8 4.0 3.6

25 to 34 years

1,839 1,761 1,588 5.1 4.9 4.4 4.6 4.9 4.4

35 to 44 years

1,367 1,135 1,051 4.1 3.3 3.4 3.6 3.4 3.2

45 to 54 years

1,220 1,194 1,045 3.6 3.2 3.6 3.2 3.6 3.1

55 years and over

1,280 1,165 1,175 3.6 3.1 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2

Men, 16 years and over

4,307 3,826 3,636 5.1 4.2 4.4 4.4 4.5 4.3

16 to 19 years

509 422 444 16.7 15.7 14.4 15.2 14.6 15.1

16 to 17 years

199 156 164 19.1 13.7 14.4 17.9 15.0 15.4

18 to 19 years

317 271 289 15.6 16.4 14.8 13.4 14.7 15.2

20 years and over

3,798 3,405 3,192 4.6 3.8 4.0 4.0 4.1 3.9

20 to 24 years

731 610 692 9.2 7.9 8.4 8.0 7.6 8.6

25 years and over

3,094 2,799 2,518 4.2 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.8 3.4

25 to 54 years

2,346 2,169 1,907 4.3 3.6 3.7 3.8 4.0 3.5

25 to 34 years

995 966 842 5.2 4.6 4.5 4.5 5.0 4.3

35 to 44 years

728 581 519 4.1 3.0 3.2 3.5 3.3 2.9

45 to 54 years

622 621 545 3.5 3.0 3.4 3.2 3.5 3.1

55 years and over

748 630 611 3.9 2.9 3.0 2.9 3.2 3.1

Women, 16 years and over

3,597 3,306 3,165 4.8 4.3 4.4 4.3 4.4 4.2

16 to 19 years

444 381 333 15.1 12.8 12.2 11.3 12.7 10.9

16 to 17 years

187 173 149 15.8 12.6 13.5 13.5 14.3 12.1

18 to 19 years

258 207 184 14.9 12.6 11.3 9.7 11.5 10.2

20 years and over

3,154 2,925 2,831 4.4 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 3.9

20 to 24 years

515 482 468 7.0 5.3 6.4 6.7 6.6 6.3

25 years and over

2,640 2,467 2,359 4.1 3.9 3.8 3.7 3.8 3.6

25 to 54 years

2,080 1,921 1,777 4.4 4.1 3.9 3.8 4.0 3.7

25 to 34 years

844 794 745 5.1 5.1 4.2 4.6 4.8 4.4

35 to 44 years

638 554 532 4.2 3.7 3.6 3.7 3.6 3.5

45 to 54 years

598 573 500 3.7 3.5 3.9 3.2 3.6 3.1

55 years and over

560 533 571 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.1 3.3

MARITAL STATUS

Married men, spouse present(1)

1,343 1,217 1,059 2.9 2.3 2.2 2.4 2.6 2.3

Married women, spouse present(1)

1,098 1,039 915 3.0 2.5 2.8 2.9 2.8 2.5

Women who maintain families(2)

680 742 672 6.4 6.8 6.9 6.8 7.2 6.5

FULL- OR PART-TIME STATUS

Full-time workers(3)

6,486 5,861 5,556 5.0 4.2 4.4 4.3 4.5 4.2

Part-time workers(4)

1,435 1,271 1,230 4.9 4.8 4.2 4.5 4.4 4.3

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: October 06, 2017