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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
QUARTERLY AVERAGES
E-7. Unemployed persons by age, sex, and marital status, seasonally adjusted
[In thousands]
Age, sex, and marital status 2018 2019 2020 2021
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st

AGE AND SEX

Total, 16 years and over

6,528 6,398 6,111 6,220 6,257 5,958 5,899 5,891 6,232 20,594 14,128 10,838 9,938

16 to 19 years

834 725 718 761 777 718 733 758 759 1,504 970 869 820

16 to 17 years

350 279 263 288 314 266 276 310 289 513 349 305 313

18 to 19 years

492 438 454 473 471 443 455 451 478 980 619 568 516

20 years and over

5,695 5,673 5,393 5,459 5,480 5,240 5,166 5,133 5,474 19,090 13,158 9,969 9,117

20 to 24 years

1,038 1,065 1,026 1,063 1,099 988 1,013 996 1,072 3,136 2,134 1,617 1,445

25 years and over

4,668 4,553 4,363 4,440 4,401 4,191 4,147 4,184 4,426 15,887 11,016 8,402 7,701

25 to 54 years

3,520 3,453 3,245 3,344 3,324 3,141 3,158 3,194 3,337 11,530 8,092 6,236 5,810

25 to 34 years

1,520 1,480 1,373 1,427 1,459 1,343 1,340 1,395 1,452 4,754 3,579 2,535 2,417

35 to 44 years

1,036 1,003 981 990 923 921 924 951 1,014 3,433 2,343 1,916 1,876

45 to 54 years

963 969 891 928 942 877 893 848 871 3,342 2,170 1,786 1,517

55 years and over

1,151 1,103 1,105 1,104 1,078 1,053 976 1,000 1,091 4,359 2,911 2,176 1,883


Men, 16 years and over

3,481 3,520 3,283 3,307 3,359 3,228 3,197 3,123 3,305 10,132 7,291 5,849 5,355

16 to 19 years

459 436 397 394 423 397 395 416 398 720 530 455 470

16 to 17 years

176 167 135 146 165 133 137 159 145 193 186 158 158

18 to 19 years

289 265 261 249 262 259 256 259 257 521 342 300 319

20 years and over

3,022 3,084 2,887 2,913 2,936 2,832 2,802 2,707 2,907 9,412 6,760 5,394 4,885

20 to 24 years

596 613 575 600 633 605 585 587 557 1,500 1,097 909 779

25 years and over

2,443 2,424 2,302 2,351 2,325 2,176 2,206 2,161 2,375 7,857 5,650 4,529 4,131

25 to 54 years

1,787 1,808 1,714 1,760 1,724 1,653 1,724 1,645 1,753 5,786 4,213 3,391 3,091

25 to 34 years

770 798 746 737 742 702 759 761 792 2,489 1,944 1,433 1,314

35 to 44 years

513 503 503 539 488 468 471 472 517 1,717 1,231 1,041 1,012

45 to 54 years

504 506 466 484 495 483 494 412 443 1,580 1,038 918 765

55 years and over

656 616 587 591 601 522 482 516 622 2,071 1,437 1,138 1,039


Women, 16 years and over

3,047 2,878 2,828 2,913 2,898 2,730 2,702 2,768 2,927 10,462 6,838 4,989 4,582

16 to 19 years

374 288 322 367 354 321 338 343 361 784 440 414 350

16 to 17 years

175 112 128 142 149 134 139 151 144 320 163 147 155

18 to 19 years

203 173 193 225 209 184 198 192 221 459 277 267 197

20 years and over

2,673 2,590 2,506 2,546 2,544 2,409 2,364 2,426 2,566 9,678 6,398 4,575 4,232

20 to 24 years

442 452 451 463 465 383 428 409 515 1,636 1,037 708 666

25 years and over

2,225 2,129 2,062 2,089 2,076 2,015 1,941 2,023 2,051 8,030 5,366 3,873 3,570

25 to 54 years

1,733 1,645 1,531 1,585 1,600 1,487 1,434 1,548 1,584 5,744 3,879 2,845 2,719

25 to 34 years

751 683 626 689 717 641 581 634 659 2,265 1,635 1,102 1,102

35 to 44 years

523 500 479 451 436 453 454 479 497 1,717 1,112 875 864

45 to 54 years

459 463 425 444 447 393 400 436 428 1,762 1,132 868 752

55 years and over

500 486 519 509 483 529 493 481 475 2,287 1,471 1,035 859


MARITAL STATUS

Married men, spouse present(1)

975 974 945 943 889 827 863 849 917 3,842 2,464 1,860 1,670

Married women, spouse present(1)

937 915 863 872 895 817 795 838 922 4,151 2,617 1,699 1,509


Footnotes
(1) Beginning with data for January 2020, refers to persons in both opposite-sex and same-sex married couples. Prior to January 2020, includes persons in opposite-sex married couples only.

NOTE: Detail for the 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: April 02, 2021