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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
Apr.
2014
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015
Apr.
2014
Dec.
2014
Jan.
2015
Feb.
2015
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015

AGE AND SEX

Total, 16 years and over

9,696 8,575 8,549 6.2 5.6 5.7 5.5 5.5 5.4

16 to 19 years

1,057 1,021 986 19.1 16.8 18.8 17.1 17.5 17.1

16 to 17 years

414 356 407 22.2 18.8 19.9 18.6 18.1 20.0

18 to 19 years

636 659 560 17.4 15.4 18.2 16.4 17.1 15.1

20 years and over

8,639 7,554 7,563 5.8 5.1 5.2 5.1 5.0 5.0

20 to 24 years

1,638 1,599 1,466 10.6 10.8 9.8 10.0 10.4 9.6

25 years and over

6,927 5,932 6,054 5.2 4.5 4.6 4.5 4.4 4.5

25 to 54 years

5,366 4,559 4,687 5.3 4.7 4.8 4.6 4.5 4.6

25 to 34 years

2,235 1,955 2,003 6.6 5.9 5.9 5.4 5.6 5.8

35 to 44 years

1,575 1,346 1,387 4.8 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.1 4.3

45 to 54 years

1,556 1,259 1,297 4.6 4.0 4.1 3.8 3.7 3.8

55 years and over

1,560 1,356 1,377 4.6 3.9 4.1 4.3 3.9 4.0

Men, 16 years and over

5,251 4,680 4,602 6.4 5.8 5.9 5.7 5.6 5.5

16 to 19 years

577 581 522 21.0 19.2 20.0 17.8 19.8 17.9

16 to 17 years

235 196 220 26.9 20.0 20.8 19.2 20.5 21.0

18 to 19 years

334 387 280 18.1 18.2 19.4 17.3 19.6 15.2

20 years and over

4,674 4,099 4,079 5.9 5.3 5.3 5.2 5.1 5.0

20 to 24 years

974 893 844 11.9 11.6 11.5 10.9 11.2 10.5

25 years and over

3,664 3,184 3,207 5.1 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.4 4.4

25 to 54 years

2,827 2,432 2,427 5.3 4.7 4.7 4.6 4.5 4.5

25 to 34 years

1,211 1,053 1,011 6.6 5.7 5.8 5.6 5.6 5.4

35 to 44 years

821 720 704 4.7 4.3 4.4 4.3 4.1 4.0

45 to 54 years

795 660 712 4.4 4.1 3.9 3.9 3.7 4.0

55 years and over

837 752 780 4.7 4.2 4.1 4.6 4.1 4.2

Women, 16 years and over

4,445 3,894 3,947 6.1 5.3 5.6 5.4 5.3 5.4

16 to 19 years

481 439 464 17.2 14.2 17.6 16.4 15.2 16.3

16 to 17 years

179 160 187 18.0 17.6 19.0 18.0 15.8 18.9

18 to 19 years

303 272 280 16.7 12.4 16.9 15.4 14.5 15.0

20 years and over

3,964 3,455 3,483 5.7 5.0 5.1 4.9 4.9 4.9

20 to 24 years

664 706 622 9.0 9.9 7.9 9.0 9.5 8.5

25 years and over

3,263 2,747 2,847 5.2 4.4 4.7 4.5 4.4 4.5

25 to 54 years

2,539 2,127 2,260 5.4 4.7 4.9 4.6 4.6 4.8

25 to 34 years

1,024 902 992 6.6 6.0 5.9 5.2 5.7 6.2

35 to 44 years

754 626 683 5.0 4.3 4.4 4.7 4.2 4.6

45 to 54 years

762 599 585 4.7 3.9 4.4 3.8 3.7 3.7

55 years and over

712 604 602 4.5 3.7 4.1 4.0 3.7 3.7

MARITAL STATUS

Married men, spouse present

1,601 1,309 1,392 3.5 3.0 2.9 3.0 2.8 3.0

Married women, spouse present

1,401 1,107 1,222 3.9 3.2 3.3 3.2 3.1 3.4

Women who maintain families(1)

897 830 730 8.5 7.8 8.1 7.7 8.1 7.0

FULL- OR PART-TIME STATUS

Full-time workers(2)

8,149 7,159 7,068 6.4 5.7 5.9 5.7 5.6 5.5

Part-time workers(3)

1,503 1,418 1,443 5.2 5.0 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.9

Footnotes
(1) Not seasonally adjusted.
(2) 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.
(3) 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.

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Last Modified Date: May 08, 2015
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