HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
QUARTERLY AVERAGES
E-16. Unemployment rates by age, sex, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity
[Percent]
Age and sex Total White Black or African
American
Asian Hispanic or Latino
1st
2017
1st
2018
1st
2017
1st
2018
1st
2017
1st
2018
1st
2017
1st
2018
1st
2017
1st
2018

Total, 16 years and over

4.9 4.3 4.3 3.9 8.1 7.3 3.5 3.0 5.9 5.4

16 to 19 years

14.4 14.0 12.9 12.1 23.4 24.8 13.6 6.6 15.9 14.4

16 to 17 years

16.6 15.1 15.2 13.4 24.5 27.4 7.9 2.8 22.6 17.8

18 to 19 years

13.2 13.4 11.6 11.4 22.8 23.7 16.6 9.0 13.1 13.0

20 years and over

4.5 4.0 4.0 3.6 7.5 6.6 3.3 3.0 5.5 5.0

20 to 24 years

8.2 7.3 7.2 6.4 12.7 11.8 8.5 6.2 8.9 8.2

25 years and over

4.1 3.6 3.7 3.3 6.8 6.0 2.9 2.7 5.0 4.6

25 to 54 years

4.3 3.7 3.8 3.3 7.4 6.3 2.6 2.6 5.1 4.4

25 to 34 years

5.0 4.5 4.2 3.8 9.6 8.2 3.1 2.9 5.3 5.2

35 to 44 years

4.3 3.4 4.0 3.1 6.4 5.6 2.9 2.1 5.1 4.2

45 to 54 years

3.5 3.2 3.3 3.0 5.5 4.6 1.7 2.6 4.8 3.6

55 years and over

3.7 3.4 3.5 3.2 4.9 4.6 3.8 3.4 4.6 5.4

55 to 64 years

3.5 3.3 3.2 3.2 5.2 4.4 3.5 3.0 4.4 5.7

65 years and over

4.2 3.5 4.2 3.2 3.9 5.6 4.8 4.9 5.3 4.3

Men, 16 years and over

5.2 4.6 4.6 4.2 9.0 7.7 3.8 2.9 5.7 5.4

16 to 19 years

16.0 15.9 14.1 13.9 25.3 29.2 17.7 5.3 16.4 15.5

16 to 17 years

17.8 16.1 15.9 13.8 24.2 31.7 - - 20.6 19.4

18 to 19 years

15.1 15.8 13.0 13.9 25.7 28.4 21.8 - 14.9 14.0

20 years and over

4.8 4.2 4.3 3.9 8.4 6.9 3.5 2.9 5.3 5.0

20 to 24 years

9.9 8.4 8.7 7.6 16.2 13.4 10.2 6.6 9.0 8.9

25 years and over

4.3 3.8 3.9 3.5 7.4 6.1 3.0 2.6 4.8 4.5

25 to 54 years

4.5 3.8 4.0 3.5 8.0 6.2 2.5 2.4 4.9 4.2

25 to 34 years

5.5 4.6 4.7 4.1 10.5 7.1 3.3 3.0 5.3 4.9

35 to 44 years

4.3 3.4 4.1 3.0 7.0 6.0 2.0 2.0 5.0 3.9

45 to 54 years

3.5 3.4 3.3 3.2 5.8 5.3 2.2 2.3 4.2 3.8

55 years and over

3.7 3.7 3.5 3.5 4.9 5.4 4.7 3.3 4.5 5.6

55 to 64 years

3.6 3.8 3.3 3.7 5.1 5.5 4.8 3.2 4.0 5.9

65 years and over

4.0 3.4 3.9 3.2 4.0 5.3 4.6 3.7 6.1 4.5

Women, 16 years and over

4.5 4.0 4.0 3.5 7.3 6.9 3.2 3.2 6.2 5.5

16 to 19 years

12.8 12.2 11.6 10.4 21.7 21.2 9.8 7.9 15.3 13.2

16 to 17 years

15.5 14.3 14.4 13.1 24.7 25.0 - - 24.2 16.2

18 to 19 years

11.3 10.9 10.1 8.7 19.7 19.1 11.4 - 11.3 11.9

20 years and over

4.2 3.7 3.7 3.2 6.8 6.3 3.1 3.1 5.7 5.1

20 to 24 years

6.5 6.1 5.6 5.1 9.5 10.2 6.6 5.7 8.7 7.4

25 years and over

4.0 3.5 3.5 3.0 6.4 5.9 2.8 2.9 5.2 4.7

25 to 54 years

4.1 3.6 3.6 3.1 6.8 6.4 2.7 2.7 5.4 4.7

25 to 34 years

4.5 4.4 3.6 3.4 8.8 9.2 2.9 2.9 5.3 5.7

35 to 44 years

4.3 3.4 3.9 3.1 5.9 5.3 4.0 2.3 5.2 4.8

45 to 54 years

3.5 3.0 3.3 2.7 5.2 4.0 1.3 3.0 5.6 3.2

55 years and over

3.6 3.0 3.5 2.8 5.0 3.9 2.8 3.6 4.6 5.2

55 to 64 years

3.3 2.7 3.1 2.6 5.3 3.3 2.2 2.8 4.8 5.4

65 years and over

4.4 3.7 4.5 3.2 3.9 5.9 5.1 6.4 4.2 4.1

NOTE: Persons whose ethnicity is identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data. Dash indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria (values not shown where base is less than 60,000).

 

Last Modified Date: April 06, 2018