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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 2017 2018
July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July

AGE AND SEX

Total, 16 years and over

4.3 4.4 4.2 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1 3.9 3.8 4.0 3.9

16 to 19 years

13.3 13.8 13.0 13.7 15.9 13.6 13.9 14.4 13.5 12.9 12.8 12.6 13.1

16 to 17 years

15.5 14.6 13.9 15.0 19.1 15.2 15.0 15.5 14.9 13.8 14.8 14.4 13.6

18 to 19 years

11.1 12.9 12.8 13.2 14.4 13.2 13.3 13.7 12.6 12.7 12.2 11.4 12.5

20 years and over

4.0 4.1 3.9 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.8 3.7 3.7 3.6 3.4 3.7 3.5

20 to 24 years

7.4 7.2 7.6 7.2 7.1 7.1 7.4 6.8 6.6 6.7 7.1 7.4 6.9

25 years and over

3.6 3.7 3.5 3.3 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.3 3.0 3.3 3.2

25 to 54 years

3.8 3.9 3.5 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.4 3.1 3.3 3.2

25 to 34 years

4.5 4.9 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.5 4.3 4.4 4.2 4.4 3.8 3.9 3.5

35 to 44 years

3.6 3.4 3.2 3.0 3.1 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.2 3.0 2.8 3.1 3.1

45 to 54 years

3.2 3.4 3.1 2.7 2.7 2.7 3.0 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.7 3.0 2.9

55 years and over

3.2 3.2 3.2 3.1 3.1 3.3 3.0 3.2 3.2 3.0 2.8 3.1 3.1


Men, 16 years and over

4.4 4.5 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.1 4.3 4.2 4.1 4.1 3.9 4.1 3.8

16 to 19 years

15.4 14.8 15.2 16.0 17.7 14.8 14.5 16.4 15.2 15.3 16.0 14.7 15.5

16 to 17 years

18.0 15.1 15.6 17.4 20.7 15.7 13.0 17.1 16.1 17.2 18.0 16.5 16.1

18 to 19 years

12.4 14.5 15.2 15.7 16.6 15.0 14.9 16.1 14.5 14.6 15.1 13.2 14.5

20 years and over

4.0 4.1 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.8 3.9 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.5 3.7 3.4

20 to 24 years

7.9 7.7 8.7 8.0 8.4 7.9 8.2 7.6 7.5 7.7 7.9 8.2 7.4

25 years and over

3.6 3.7 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.1 3.2 3.0

25 to 54 years

3.8 3.9 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.2 3.4 3.4 3.1 3.2 3.0

25 to 34 years

4.5 5.0 4.3 4.3 4.1 4.3 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.6 3.8 3.8 3.5

35 to 44 years

3.5 3.2 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.6 3.1 2.7 3.0 2.7 2.7 2.9 2.6

45 to 54 years

3.2 3.5 3.0 2.7 2.7 2.8 3.1 2.8 2.9 2.7 2.8 3.0 2.8

55 years and over

3.0 3.2 3.1 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.3 3.5 3.2 3.2 3.0 3.2 3.1


Women, 16 years and over

4.3 4.4 4.2 3.9 4.1 4.0 4.0 4.1 4.0 3.7 3.6 4.0 3.9

16 to 19 years

11.4 12.9 11.0 11.4 14.1 12.3 13.4 12.5 11.8 10.4 9.6 10.5 10.9

16 to 17 years

13.5 14.2 12.5 12.8 17.7 14.7 16.7 14.0 13.8 10.6 11.6 12.4 11.4

18 to 19 years

9.6 11.3 10.3 10.6 12.4 11.3 11.7 11.4 10.6 10.6 9.2 9.5 10.5

20 years and over

4.0 4.0 3.9 3.6 3.6 3.7 3.6 3.8 3.7 3.5 3.3 3.7 3.7

20 to 24 years

6.7 6.6 6.4 6.3 5.8 6.2 6.5 6.0 5.7 5.7 6.2 6.6 6.3

25 years and over

3.7 3.7 3.6 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.3 3.5 3.5 3.2 3.0 3.4 3.4

25 to 54 years

3.8 3.9 3.7 3.5 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.8 3.6 3.5 3.2 3.4 3.4

25 to 34 years

4.6 4.7 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.7 4.3 4.2 3.9 4.0 3.6

35 to 44 years

3.6 3.6 3.5 3.3 3.5 3.4 3.1 3.5 3.4 3.3 3.0 3.3 3.6

45 to 54 years

3.2 3.4 3.1 2.7 2.8 2.6 2.8 3.0 3.0 2.8 2.6 2.9 3.0

55 years and over

3.3 3.1 3.4 2.9 2.8 3.2 2.5 2.8 3.2 2.8 2.7 3.0 3.0


MARITAL STATUS

Married men, spouse present(1)

2.4 2.6 2.3 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.1 2.1 2.1 1.9 2.1 2.0

Married women, spouse present(1)

2.8 2.8 2.5 2.4 2.3 2.6 2.4 2.7 2.6 2.4 2.3 2.5 2.5

Footnotes
(1) Refers to persons in opposite-sex married couples only.

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

 

Last Modified Date: August 03, 2021