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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
Oct.
2020
Sept.
2021
Oct.
2021
Oct.
2020
June
2021
July
2021
Aug.
2021
Sept.
2021
Oct.
2021

AGE AND SEX

Total, 16 years and over

11,049 7,674 7,419 6.9 5.9 5.4 5.2 4.8 4.6

16 to 19 years

836 687 714 14.0 9.9 9.6 11.2 11.5 11.9

16 to 17 years

299 258 247 14.1 9.6 9.7 11.6 11.4 11.1

18 to 19 years

541 429 473 14.1 10.1 9.4 11.0 11.6 12.6

20 years and over

10,213 6,987 6,705 6.6 5.7 5.2 5.0 4.5 4.3

20 to 24 years

1,619 1,166 1,104 10.9 9.1 9.1 9.3 8.0 7.5

25 years and over

8,626 5,902 5,624 6.2 5.4 4.8 4.5 4.2 4.0

25 to 54 years

6,570 4,566 4,303 6.4 5.5 4.9 4.7 4.4 4.2

25 to 34 years

2,679 1,958 1,764 7.3 6.5 6.1 5.6 5.3 4.8

35 to 44 years

1,979 1,374 1,331 5.8 5.3 4.7 4.4 4.0 3.9

45 to 54 years

1,912 1,235 1,208 6.0 4.6 3.8 4.0 3.9 3.8

55 years and over

2,066 1,349 1,372 5.5 4.9 4.4 3.9 3.6 3.6

Men, 16 years and over

5,958 4,296 3,896 7.0 6.0 5.6 5.4 5.0 4.5

16 to 19 years

466 377 370 15.6 9.5 10.4 11.9 12.8 12.2

16 to 17 years

169 136 117 16.1 10.5 10.1 11.2 12.3 10.7

18 to 19 years

300 243 257 15.4 8.8 10.5 12.6 13.3 13.2

20 years and over

5,492 3,919 3,526 6.7 5.9 5.4 5.1 4.7 4.3

20 to 24 years

903 706 633 11.8 10.2 10.4 9.7 9.3 8.3

25 years and over

4,617 3,238 2,938 6.2 5.4 4.9 4.7 4.3 3.9

25 to 54 years

3,574 2,502 2,227 6.5 5.6 5.1 4.9 4.6 4.1

25 to 34 years

1,517 1,120 987 7.8 7.0 6.2 5.9 5.7 5.0

35 to 44 years

1,045 767 689 5.7 5.0 4.7 4.5 4.1 3.7

45 to 54 years

1,012 614 551 6.0 4.7 4.1 4.2 3.7 3.3

55 years and over

1,043 737 711 5.2 4.8 4.4 4.0 3.6 3.5

Women, 16 years and over

5,091 3,378 3,523 6.8 5.7 5.2 5.0 4.5 4.7

16 to 19 years

370 310 344 12.5 10.4 8.7 10.4 10.3 11.6

16 to 17 years

130 122 130 12.1 8.8 9.3 11.9 10.5 11.5

18 to 19 years

241 186 217 12.8 11.3 8.3 9.3 10.0 11.9

20 years and over

4,721 3,067 3,179 6.5 5.5 5.0 4.8 4.2 4.4

20 to 24 years

716 460 471 10.0 7.9 7.7 9.0 6.5 6.5

25 years and over

4,008 2,664 2,686 6.1 5.3 4.7 4.3 4.1 4.1

25 to 54 years

2,996 2,064 2,076 6.3 5.3 4.8 4.5 4.3 4.3

25 to 34 years

1,161 837 776 6.9 5.8 6.0 5.3 4.9 4.5

35 to 44 years

935 607 643 6.0 5.5 4.7 4.2 3.9 4.0

45 to 54 years

900 621 657 5.9 4.6 3.5 3.9 4.1 4.3

55 years and over

1,021 604 649 5.8 5.0 4.3 3.8 3.4 3.7

MARITAL STATUS

Married men, spouse present(1)

1,885 1,279 1,139 4.1 3.8 3.4 3.2 2.9 2.5

Married women, spouse present(1)

1,748 1,040 1,090 4.8 3.7 3.3 2.9 2.9 3.0

Women who maintain families(2)

871 698 610 8.6 8.1 8.5 7.9 6.8 5.9

FULL- OR PART-TIME STATUS

Full-time workers(3)

9,228 6,589 6,184 6.9 6.0 5.5 5.2 4.9 4.6

Part-time workers(4)

1,891 1,135 1,286 6.7 5.4 5.0 5.2 4.2 4.7

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: November 05, 2021