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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
Dec.
2018
Nov.
2019
Dec.
2019
Dec.
2018
Aug.
2019
Sept.
2019
Oct.
2019
Nov.
2019
Dec.
2019

AGE AND SEX

Total, 16 years and over

6,286 5,811 5,753 3.9 3.7 3.5 3.6 3.5 3.5

16 to 19 years

750 721 752 12.6 12.5 12.5 12.3 12.0 12.6

16 to 17 years

288 286 298 13.9 12.8 13.1 14.0 12.6 13.7

18 to 19 years

473 438 461 12.1 12.1 12.2 11.3 11.7 12.1

20 years and over

5,536 5,090 5,001 3.5 3.3 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2

20 to 24 years

1,074 972 958 7.2 7.1 6.3 6.2 6.4 6.3

25 years and over

4,452 4,126 4,045 3.1 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.8

25 to 54 years

3,365 3,110 3,133 3.2 3.1 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0

25 to 34 years

1,460 1,339 1,344 3.9 3.6 3.6 3.7 3.6 3.6

35 to 44 years

935 930 947 2.8 2.7 2.6 2.6 2.7 2.8

45 to 54 years

970 842 842 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.6 2.6 2.6

55 years and over

1,096 998 911 2.9 2.6 2.4 2.6 2.6 2.4

Men, 16 years and over

3,390 3,086 3,015 3.9 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.5

16 to 19 years

403 407 397 13.8 13.6 13.7 13.7 13.4 13.0

16 to 17 years

150 152 150 14.9 14.4 13.1 14.4 14.1 14.6

18 to 19 years

268 257 260 13.9 13.3 14.0 13.2 13.0 12.8

20 years and over

2,987 2,679 2,618 3.6 3.3 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.1

20 to 24 years

605 563 555 7.9 7.8 7.2 7.5 7.3 7.2

25 years and over

2,372 2,134 2,064 3.1 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.7

25 to 54 years

1,777 1,596 1,619 3.2 3.1 3.0 2.9 2.9 2.9

25 to 34 years

741 741 728 3.7 3.7 3.8 3.7 3.7 3.6

35 to 44 years

513 469 466 2.8 2.6 2.4 2.4 2.6 2.5

45 to 54 years

523 386 424 3.0 2.8 2.7 2.6 2.2 2.5

55 years and over

595 538 445 2.9 2.4 2.3 2.4 2.6 2.2

Women, 16 years and over

2,896 2,725 2,738 3.8 3.6 3.4 3.5 3.5 3.5

16 to 19 years

347 314 355 11.4 11.4 11.2 10.8 10.6 12.1

16 to 17 years

138 133 148 13.0 11.3 13.2 13.6 11.3 12.9

18 to 19 years

205 181 201 10.4 10.8 10.2 9.4 10.2 11.3

20 years and over

2,550 2,411 2,383 3.5 3.3 3.1 3.2 3.2 3.2

20 to 24 years

469 409 403 6.4 6.3 5.4 4.8 5.5 5.5

25 years and over

2,079 1,992 1,981 3.1 3.0 2.9 3.0 3.0 2.9

25 to 54 years

1,588 1,514 1,514 3.3 3.1 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.1

25 to 34 years

719 598 616 4.2 3.5 3.3 3.7 3.4 3.5

35 to 44 years

421 460 481 2.7 3.0 2.9 2.9 2.9 3.0

45 to 54 years

447 455 417 2.8 2.7 2.8 2.7 2.9 2.7

55 years and over

495 472 476 2.8 2.8 2.6 2.7 2.6 2.6

MARITAL STATUS

Married men, spouse present(1)

947 895 751 2.0 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.9 1.6

Married women, spouse present(1)

877 837 798 2.4 2.2 2.2 2.3 2.2 2.1

Women who maintain families(2)

453 480 425 4.5 5.1 4.7 5.4 4.8 4.2

FULL- OR PART-TIME STATUS

Full-time workers(3)

4,945 4,754 4,664 3.7 3.5 3.4 3.5 3.5 3.4

Part-time workers(4)

1,331 1,065 1,087 4.7 4.4 3.9 3.8 3.8 3.9

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: January 10, 2020