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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.
2020
Nov.
2021
Dec.
2021
Dec.
2020
Aug.
2021
Sept.
2021
Oct.
2021
Nov.
2021
Dec.
2021

AGE AND SEX

Total, 16 years and over

10,789 6,802 6,319 6.7 5.2 4.7 4.6 4.2 3.9

16 to 19 years

940 654 649 15.8 11.3 11.3 11.7 10.9 10.9

16 to 17 years

287 241 251 13.8 11.4 10.8 10.1 10.4 10.8

18 to 19 years

659 425 416 17.0 11.2 11.7 12.6 11.6 11.5

20 years and over

9,848 6,148 5,670 6.4 4.9 4.5 4.3 3.9 3.6

20 to 24 years

1,666 1,100 1,058 11.3 9.2 7.8 7.2 7.4 7.1

25 years and over

8,234 5,062 4,660 5.9 4.5 4.1 4.0 3.6 3.3

25 to 54 years

6,006 3,872 3,583 5.9 4.7 4.4 4.1 3.7 3.5

25 to 34 years

2,437 1,573 1,580 6.7 5.5 5.2 4.8 4.3 4.3

35 to 44 years

1,859 1,321 1,124 5.5 4.4 3.9 3.8 3.8 3.3

45 to 54 years

1,709 977 879 5.3 4.0 3.9 3.7 3.1 2.8

55 years and over

2,280 1,224 1,133 6.1 3.9 3.5 3.6 3.2 3.0

Men, 16 years and over

5,743 3,585 3,349 6.7 5.3 5.0 4.5 4.2 3.9

16 to 19 years

456 314 339 15.5 12.1 12.5 11.9 10.4 11.5

16 to 17 years

150 127 117 14.5 10.8 11.5 9.8 11.1 10.7

18 to 19 years

302 198 238 15.7 12.9 13.2 13.2 10.5 12.6

20 years and over

5,287 3,272 3,010 6.4 5.1 4.7 4.3 3.9 3.6

20 to 24 years

926 620 586 12.2 9.4 9.1 8.2 8.0 7.7

25 years and over

4,395 2,677 2,455 5.9 4.6 4.3 3.9 3.6 3.3

25 to 54 years

3,211 2,077 1,903 5.9 4.9 4.5 4.0 3.8 3.5

25 to 34 years

1,317 870 879 6.8 5.8 5.6 5.0 4.4 4.5

35 to 44 years

1,051 716 607 5.8 4.5 4.1 3.7 3.9 3.3

45 to 54 years

842 492 417 5.0 4.2 3.7 3.2 2.9 2.5

55 years and over

1,184 599 552 5.9 4.0 3.6 3.5 3.0 2.7

Women, 16 years and over

5,046 3,217 2,970 6.7 5.0 4.5 4.6 4.2 3.9

16 to 19 years

485 340 311 16.2 10.4 10.2 11.4 11.4 10.4

16 to 17 years

138 115 134 13.2 11.9 10.1 10.4 9.7 10.8

18 to 19 years

357 227 178 18.3 9.3 10.2 12.0 12.7 10.2

20 years and over

4,561 2,876 2,660 6.3 4.8 4.3 4.3 3.9 3.6

20 to 24 years

740 480 472 10.3 8.9 6.4 6.3 6.7 6.5

25 years and over

3,839 2,386 2,205 5.9 4.3 4.0 4.1 3.6 3.3

25 to 54 years

2,795 1,795 1,680 5.9 4.5 4.2 4.3 3.7 3.5

25 to 34 years

1,120 703 700 6.6 5.2 4.8 4.5 4.1 4.1

35 to 44 years

808 606 517 5.2 4.2 3.7 4.0 3.8 3.2

45 to 54 years

867 485 462 5.7 3.9 4.0 4.3 3.2 3.1

55 years and over

1,082 620 565 6.2 3.7 3.4 3.6 3.5 3.2

MARITAL STATUS

Married men, spouse present(1)

1,884 1,030 870 4.1 3.2 2.8 2.5 2.3 1.9

Married women, spouse present(1)

1,704 1,012 896 4.7 2.9 2.8 3.0 2.8 2.5

Women who maintain families(2)

734 493 577 7.2 7.9 6.8 5.9 4.8 5.6

FULL- OR PART-TIME STATUS

Full-time workers(3)

8,951 5,713 5,228 6.7 5.2 4.8 4.6 4.2 3.9

Part-time workers(4)

1,862 1,098 1,123 6.9 5.2 4.2 4.7 4.1 4.2

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.

Last Modified Date: January 07, 2022