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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
Sept.
2011
Aug.
2012
Sept.
2012
Sept.
2011
May
2012
June
2012
July
2012
Aug.
2012
Sept.
2012

AGE AND SEX

Total, 16 years and over

13,897 12,544 12,088 9.0 8.2 8.2 8.3 8.1 7.8

16 to 19 years

1,412 1,417 1,378 24.5 24.6 23.7 23.8 24.6 23.7

16 to 17 years

506 577 486 26.3 26.5 26.8 26.6 29.3 25.3

18 to 19 years

889 878 883 23.2 23.5 22.0 22.2 22.7 22.8

20 years and over

12,485 11,127 10,711 8.4 7.6 7.6 7.6 7.5 7.2

20 to 24 years

2,240 2,119 1,913 14.6 12.9 13.7 13.5 13.9 12.4

25 years and over

10,268 9,056 8,812 7.7 6.9 6.9 6.9 6.8 6.6

25 to 54 years

8,217 7,158 6,892 8.1 7.1 7.2 7.2 7.1 6.8

25 to 34 years

3,271 2,759 2,718 9.7 8.2 8.2 8.2 8.3 8.1

35 to 44 years

2,416 2,163 2,051 7.4 6.8 7.0 6.9 6.6 6.3

45 to 54 years

2,530 2,236 2,123 7.2 6.4 6.3 6.5 6.4 6.1

55 years and over

2,091 1,906 1,937 6.7 6.5 6.2 6.2 5.9 5.9

Men, 16 years and over

7,707 6,847 6,632 9.4 8.4 8.4 8.4 8.3 8.0

16 to 19 years

806 831 803 27.8 26.8 26.4 26.4 28.6 27.2

16 to 17 years

256 348 278 27.6 28.9 31.0 30.0 36.5 30.1

18 to 19 years

530 517 520 27.1 25.7 23.7 24.5 25.5 25.6

20 years and over

6,901 6,016 5,829 8.7 7.8 7.8 7.7 7.6 7.3

20 to 24 years

1,279 1,215 1,104 15.7 14.1 15.4 15.2 15.2 13.7

25 years and over

5,661 4,853 4,755 8.0 7.0 7.0 6.8 6.8 6.7

25 to 54 years

4,527 3,794 3,648 8.3 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 6.8

25 to 34 years

1,808 1,490 1,443 9.8 7.9 7.8 7.8 8.3 8.0

35 to 44 years

1,337 1,120 1,084 7.6 6.6 7.0 6.6 6.4 6.1

45 to 54 years

1,382 1,184 1,121 7.5 6.5 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.1

55 years and over

1,133 1,059 1,107 6.9 7.0 6.7 6.5 6.1 6.4

Women, 16 years and over

6,190 5,697 5,456 8.6 7.9 8.0 8.1 7.8 7.5

16 to 19 years

606 586 574 21.1 22.3 21.0 21.2 20.5 20.2

16 to 17 years

250 229 208 25.1 24.4 23.1 23.9 22.5 20.9

18 to 19 years

359 361 363 19.0 21.2 20.0 19.6 19.7 19.7

20 years and over

5,584 5,111 4,882 8.1 7.4 7.4 7.5 7.3 7.0

20 to 24 years

961 905 809 13.4 11.6 11.8 11.7 12.5 11.0

25 years and over

4,608 4,203 4,057 7.5 6.9 6.9 7.1 6.7 6.5

25 to 54 years

3,690 3,364 3,244 7.8 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.1 6.9

25 to 34 years

1,464 1,270 1,275 9.5 8.4 8.7 8.6 8.3 8.2

35 to 44 years

1,078 1,042 966 7.3 7.0 7.0 7.2 6.9 6.4

45 to 54 years

1,148 1,052 1,002 6.8 6.1 6.3 6.6 6.3 6.0

55 years and over(1)

978 929 849 6.6 5.6 5.8 6.6 6.2 5.6

MARITAL STATUS

Married men, spouse present

2,674 2,284 2,166 5.8 5.3 4.9 5.0 4.9 4.7

Married women, spouse present

2,102 1,898 1,830 5.8 4.9 5.4 5.7 5.2 5.0

Women who maintain families(1)

1,294 1,295 1,181 12.4 10.9 11.8 11.7 12.3 11.3

FULL- OR PART-TIME STATUS

Full-time workers(2)

12,188 10,767 10,429 9.8 8.7 8.7 8.7 8.6 8.3

Part-time workers(3)

1,767 1,780 1,699 6.0 6.1 6.3 6.5 6.0 5.8

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: March 11, 2021