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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-10. Unemployment rates by age, sex, and marital status, seasonally adjusted
[Percent]
Age, sex, and marital status 2019 2020
Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct.

AGE AND SEX

Total, 16 years and over

3.6 3.5 3.5 3.6 3.5 4.4 14.7 13.3 11.1 10.2 8.4 7.9 6.9

16 to 19 years

12.3 12.0 12.6 12.2 11.0 14.3 31.9 29.9 23.2 19.3 16.1 15.9 13.9

16 to 17 years

14.0 12.6 13.7 11.8 9.8 16.4 27.6 30.1 23.8 17.6 13.9 17.0 13.7

18 to 19 years

11.3 11.7 12.1 12.5 12.0 12.8 34.3 29.8 22.5 19.8 17.6 15.4 14.1

20 years and over

3.2 3.2 3.2 3.3 3.2 4.0 14.2 12.6 10.7 9.9 8.1 7.5 6.6

20 to 24 years

6.2 6.4 6.3 6.6 6.4 8.7 25.7 23.2 19.8 18.3 14.1 12.5 10.8

25 years and over

2.9 2.9 2.8 2.9 2.9 3.5 13.1 11.6 9.7 9.1 7.6 7.1 6.1

25 to 54 years

3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.6 12.8 11.5 9.8 9.2 7.5 7.2 6.4

25 to 34 years

3.7 3.6 3.6 3.7 3.7 4.1 14.5 13.4 11.7 11.4 9.7 8.7 7.3

35 to 44 years

2.6 2.7 2.8 2.8 2.8 3.4 11.5 10.2 9.1 8.1 6.5 6.2 5.8

45 to 54 years

2.6 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.5 3.2 12.3 10.7 8.3 7.8 6.2 6.4 6.0

55 years and over

2.6 2.6 2.4 2.6 2.6 3.3 13.6 11.8 9.7 8.8 7.7 6.7 5.4


Men, 16 years and over

3.6 3.5 3.5 3.6 3.6 4.4 13.5 12.2 10.6 9.8 8.3 7.7 7.0

16 to 19 years

13.7 13.4 13.0 13.5 11.2 14.3 27.6 28.6 23.6 22.8 17.6 17.0 15.6

16 to 17 years

14.4 14.1 14.6 14.4 10.8 14.8 21.0 27.8 19.0 24.2 14.7 19.0 16.2

18 to 19 years

13.2 13.0 12.8 12.9 12.0 13.4 30.8 29.1 25.6 21.5 20.3 16.1 15.1

20 years and over

3.2 3.2 3.1 3.3 3.3 4.0 13.0 11.6 10.2 9.4 8.0 7.4 6.7

20 to 24 years

7.5 7.3 7.2 6.8 6.7 9.1 23.5 22.4 19.0 17.8 14.2 12.8 11.6

25 years and over

2.8 2.8 2.7 2.9 3.0 3.5 12.1 10.5 9.3 8.6 7.4 6.8 6.2

25 to 54 years

2.9 2.9 2.9 3.0 3.1 3.5 12.1 10.6 9.5 8.9 7.4 7.0 6.5

25 to 34 years

3.7 3.7 3.6 3.9 3.9 4.2 14.2 13.0 11.8 11.7 9.8 8.7 7.7

35 to 44 years

2.4 2.6 2.5 2.6 2.8 3.2 10.4 9.5 8.9 7.9 6.4 6.1 5.7

45 to 54 years

2.6 2.2 2.5 2.5 2.5 3.1 11.4 9.2 7.5 6.7 5.7 6.1 6.1

55 years and over

2.4 2.6 2.2 2.6 2.7 3.4 12.1 10.3 8.9 8.0 7.3 6.3 5.2


Women, 16 years and over

3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.4 4.4 16.2 14.5 11.7 10.6 8.6 8.0 6.7

16 to 19 years

10.8 10.6 12.1 11.0 10.8 14.3 36.6 31.3 22.8 15.7 14.7 14.9 12.3

16 to 17 years

13.6 11.3 12.9 9.6 8.9 17.8 32.9 32.0 27.8 11.6 13.3 15.3 11.3

18 to 19 years

9.4 10.2 11.3 12.1 12.0 12.1 38.9 30.6 19.4 18.0 14.8 14.7 13.2

20 years and over

3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.1 4.0 15.5 13.9 11.2 10.5 8.4 7.7 6.5

20 to 24 years

4.8 5.5 5.5 6.5 6.1 8.3 28.0 24.0 20.6 18.8 14.0 12.2 9.9

25 years and over

3.0 3.0 2.9 2.9 2.8 3.5 14.2 12.8 10.2 9.6 7.8 7.3 6.1

25 to 54 years

3.1 3.1 3.1 3.0 2.9 3.6 13.7 12.5 10.1 9.5 7.7 7.4 6.3

25 to 34 years

3.7 3.4 3.5 3.5 3.4 4.0 14.9 13.9 11.6 11.1 9.5 8.8 6.8

35 to 44 years

2.9 2.9 3.0 2.9 2.8 3.6 12.7 11.0 9.4 8.4 6.6 6.4 6.0

45 to 54 years

2.7 2.9 2.7 2.5 2.6 3.3 13.3 12.5 9.3 9.0 6.8 6.8 5.9

55 years and over

2.7 2.6 2.6 2.4 2.4 3.3 15.5 13.6 10.5 9.6 8.0 7.2 5.7


MARITAL STATUS

Married men, spouse present(1)

1.7 1.9 1.6 1.7 2.0 2.3 9.7 8.3 6.9 6.2 5.0 4.8 4.1

Married women, spouse present(1)

2.3 2.2 2.1 2.1 2.2 3.0 13.1 11.5 8.9 8.6 6.4 6.0 4.8

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: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: November 06, 2020