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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-9. Unemployed persons by age, sex, and marital status, seasonally adjusted
[In thousands]
Age, sex, and marital status 2019 2020
Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug.

AGE AND SEX

Total, 16 years and over

5,999 5,753 5,857 5,811 5,753 5,892 5,787 7,140 23,078 20,985 17,750 16,338 13,550

16 to 19 years

742 735 730 721 752 734 665 843 1,628 1,681 1,242 1,011 905

16 to 17 years

270 274 301 286 298 260 214 354 496 613 470 368 298

18 to 19 years

459 460 436 438 461 473 464 479 1,126 1,058 771 636 607

20 years and over

5,257 5,018 5,127 5,090 5,001 5,158 5,122 6,297 21,449 19,305 16,508 15,327 12,645

20 to 24 years

1,068 964 945 972 958 1,012 972 1,281 3,466 3,207 2,770 2,595 2,010

25 years and over

4,184 4,072 4,156 4,126 4,045 4,153 4,168 5,007 18,008 16,107 13,691 12,736 10,636

25 to 54 years

3,184 3,126 3,157 3,110 3,133 3,154 3,152 3,725 12,909 11,708 10,072 9,408 7,715

25 to 34 years

1,342 1,331 1,394 1,339 1,344 1,397 1,371 1,534 5,176 4,857 4,261 4,137 3,515

35 to 44 years

937 892 905 930 947 946 955 1,157 3,849 3,414 3,108 2,772 2,206

45 to 54 years

906 903 859 842 842 811 827 1,034 3,884 3,436 2,703 2,499 1,994

55 years and over

1,010 923 1,000 998 911 1,000 1,003 1,276 5,071 4,398 3,651 3,331 2,927


Men, 16 years and over

3,210 3,109 3,126 3,086 3,015 3,147 3,137 3,765 11,223 10,199 8,967 8,321 7,061

16 to 19 years

404 414 410 407 397 405 338 421 739 814 613 601 493

16 to 17 years

150 135 151 152 150 144 108 142 168 254 167 240 148

18 to 19 years

256 275 257 257 260 256 243 265 567 555 448 354 365

20 years and over

2,806 2,695 2,715 2,679 2,618 2,743 2,799 3,344 10,483 9,385 8,354 7,720 6,567

20 to 24 years

604 563 587 563 555 533 519 681 1,601 1,576 1,339 1,286 1,048

25 years and over

2,183 2,132 2,118 2,134 2,064 2,227 2,278 2,651 8,886 7,814 6,990 6,442 5,520

25 to 54 years

1,692 1,668 1,623 1,596 1,619 1,683 1,707 1,951 6,477 5,773 5,199 4,828 4,037

25 to 34 years

736 758 742 741 728 783 771 842 2,711 2,512 2,282 2,257 1,899

35 to 44 years

466 437 440 469 466 476 507 584 1,870 1,709 1,621 1,438 1,171

45 to 54 years

490 472 441 386 424 425 429 525 1,896 1,552 1,296 1,134 967

55 years and over

490 464 496 538 445 544 571 700 2,409 2,040 1,791 1,614 1,483


Women, 16 years and over

2,788 2,644 2,731 2,725 2,738 2,744 2,651 3,375 11,855 10,787 8,783 8,017 6,489

16 to 19 years

338 321 320 314 355 330 328 422 889 867 629 410 412

16 to 17 years

120 139 150 133 148 115 105 212 328 358 303 128 151

18 to 19 years

203 185 179 181 201 217 221 214 558 503 323 282 243

20 years and over

2,451 2,323 2,411 2,411 2,383 2,415 2,323 2,954 10,966 9,920 8,154 7,607 6,078

20 to 24 years

464 401 358 409 403 478 453 600 1,865 1,631 1,431 1,309 962

25 years and over

2,001 1,941 2,038 1,992 1,981 1,926 1,891 2,356 9,122 8,293 6,701 6,294 5,116

25 to 54 years

1,492 1,459 1,534 1,514 1,514 1,471 1,445 1,774 6,432 5,934 4,873 4,580 3,678

25 to 34 years

606 573 652 598 616 614 599 692 2,464 2,346 1,980 1,880 1,616

35 to 44 years

470 455 465 460 481 470 447 573 1,979 1,705 1,487 1,335 1,035

45 to 54 years

415 431 418 455 417 386 398 509 1,988 1,884 1,406 1,365 1,027

55 years and over

498 475 489 472 476 438 430 582 2,671 2,358 1,842 1,707 1,434


MARITAL STATUS

Married men, spouse present(1)

836 815 819 895 751 804 925 1,065 4,457 3,858 3,259 2,892 2,329

Married women, spouse present(1)

833 825 844 837 798 796 814 1,114 4,811 4,292 3,367 3,283 2,430


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.

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: September 04, 2020