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674. Unemployed Workers--Summary

[In thousands (7,929 represents 7,929,000), except as indicated. For civilian noninstitutional population 16 years old and over. Annual averages of monthly figures. For data on unemployment insurance, see Table 618]

 
AGE, SEX, RACE, HISPANIC ORIGIN     1975 1980 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1 1991 1992 1993 1994 1 1995 1996 1997 1 1998 1 1999 1
 
UNEMPLOYED
 
    Total 2 7,929 7,637 8,312 8,237 7,425 6,701 6,528 7,047 8,628 9,613 8,940 7,996 7,404 7,236 6,739 6,210 5,880
16 to 19 years old 1,767 1,669 1,468 1,454 1,347 1,226 1,194 1,212 1,359 1,427 1,365 1,320 1,346 1,306 1,271 1,205 1,162
20 to 24 years old 1,865 1,835 1,738 1,651 1,453 1,261 1,218 1,299 1,573 1,649 1,514 1,373 1,244 1,239 1,152 1,081 1,042
25 to 44 years old 2,727 2,964 3,681 3,761 3,410 3,095 3,010 3,323 4,166 4,678 4,291 3,694 3,390 3,262 2,989 2,677 2,432
45 to 64 years old 1,413 1,075 1,331 1,279 1,135 1,032 1,016 1,109 1,419 1,727 1,662 1,456 1,269 1,289 1,199 1,125 1,120
65 years and over 155 94 93 91 78 87 91 105 113 132 108 153 153 139 127 122 124
 
Male 4,442 4,267 4,521 4,530 4,101 3,655 3,525 3,906 4,946 5,523 5,055 4,367 3,983 3,880 3,577 3,266 3,066
  16 to 19 years old 966 913 806 779 732 667 658 667 751 806 768 740 744 733 694 686 633
  20 to 24 years old 1,081 1,076 944 899 779 676 660 715 911 951 865 768 673 675 636 583 562
  25 to 44 years old 1,493 1,619 1,950 2,054 1,858 1,657 1,572 1,803 2,365 2,647 2,387 1,968 1,776 1,689 1,504 1,308 1,195
  45 to 64 years old 801 600 766 741 684 606 585 662 855 1,053 972 803 697 707 674 621 606
  65 years and over 103 58 55 58 49 49 49 59 64 67 64 88 94 76 69 69 70
Female 3,486 3,370 3,791 3,707 3,324 3,046 3,003 3,140 3,683 4,090 3,885 3,629 3,421 3,356 3,162 2,944 2,814
  16 to 19 years old 802 755 661 675 616 558 536 544 608 621 597 580 602 573 577 519 529
  20 to 24 years old 783 760 794 752 674 585 558 584 662 698 648 605 571 564 516 498 480
  25 to 44 years old 1,235 1,345 1,732 1,708 1,552 1,439 1,437 1,519 1,799 2,031 1,905 1,726 1,615 1,574 1,486 1,370 1,238
  45 to 64 years old 612 473 566 539 453 427 430 447 564 673 690 653 574 582 525 503 513
  65 years and over 52 36 39 33 30 38 41 46 49 66 45 66 60 63 58 53 54
 
White 3 6,421 5,884 6,191 6,140 5,501 4,944 4,770 5,186 6,560 7,169 6,655 5,892 5,459 5,300 4,836 4,484 4,273
  16 to 19 years old 1,413 1,291 1,074 1,070 995 910 863 903 1,029 1,037 992 960 952 939 912 876 844
  20 to 24 years old 1,474 1,364 1,235 1,149 1,017 874 856 899 1,132 1,156 1,057 952 866 854 765 731 720
Black 3 1,369 1,553 1,864 1,840 1,684 1,547 1,544 1,565 1,723 2,011 1,844 1,666 1,538 1,592 1,560 1,426 1,309
   6 to 19 years old 330 343 357 347 312 288 300 268 280 324 313 300 325 310 302 281 268
  20 to 24 years old 362 426 455 453 397 349 322 349 378 421 387 351 311 327 327 301 273
Hispanic 3 4 508 620 811 857 751 732 750 876 1,092 1,311 1,248 1,187 1,140 1,132 1,069 1,026 945
  16 to 19 years old (NA) 145 141 141 136 148 132 161 179 219 201 198 205 199 197 214 196
  20 to 24 years old (NA) 138 171 183 152 145 158 167 214 240 237 220 209 217 206 194 171
 
Full-time workers 6,523 6,269 6,793 6,708 5,979 5,357 5,211 5,677 7,088 7,923 7,305 6,513 5,909 5,803 5,395 4,916 4,669
Part-time workers 1,408 1,369 1,519 1,529 1,446 1,343 1,317 1,369 1,540 1,690 1,635 1,483 1,495 1,433 1,344 1,293 1,211
 
UNEMPLOYMENT RATE (percent) 5
 
    Total 2 8.5 7.1 7.2 7.0 6.2 5.5 5.3 5.6 6.8 7.5 6.9 6.1 5.6 5.4 4.9 4.5 4.2
  16 to 19 years old 19.9 17.8 18.6 18.3 16.9 15.3 15.0 15.5 18.7 20.1 19.0 17.6 17.3 16.7 16.0 14.6 13.9
  20 to 24 years old 13.6 11.5 11.1 10.7 9.7 8.7 8.6 8.8 10.8 11.4 10.5 9.7 9.1 9.3 8.5 7.9 7.5
  25 to 44 years old 6.9 6.0 6.2 6.1 5.4 4.8 4.5 4.9 6.1 6.8 6.2 5.3 4.8 4.6 4.2 3.8 3.5
  45 to 64 years old 5.0 3.7 4.5 4.3 3.8 3.3 3.2 3.5 4.4 5.1 4.8 4.0 3.4 3.3 3.0 2.7 2.6
  65 years and over 5.2 3.1 3.2 3.0 2.5 2.7 2.6 3.0 3.3 3.8 3.2 4.0 4.0 3.6 3.3 3.2 3.1
 
Male 7.9 6.9 7.0 6.9 6.2 5.5 5.2 5.7 7.2 7.9 7.2 6.2 5.6 5.4 4.9 4.4 4.1
  16 to 19 years old 20.1 18.3 19.5 19.0 17.8 16.0 15.9 16.3 19.8 21.5 20.4 19.0 18.4 18.1 16.9 16.2 14.7
  20 to 24 years old 14.3 12.5 11.4 11.0 9.9 8.9 8.8 9.1 11.6 12.2 11.3 10.2 9.2 9.5 8.9 8.1 7.7
  25 to 44 years old 6.1 5.6 5.9 6.0 5.3 4.6 4.3 4.8 6.3 7.0 6.3 5.2 4.7 4.4 3.9 3.4 3.2
  45 to 64 years old 4.6 3.5 4.5 4.4 4.0 3.5 3.3 3.7 4.8 5.7 5.1 4.1 3.5 3.4 3.1 2.8 2.6
  65 years and over 5.4 3.1 3.1 3.2 2.6 2.5 2.4 3.0 3.3 3.3 3.2 4.0 4.3 3.4 3.0 3.1 3.0
Female 9.3 7.4 7.4 7.1 6.2 5.6 5.4 5.5 6.4 7.0 6.6 6.0 5.6 5.4 5.0 4.6 4.3
  16 to 19 years old 19.7 17.2 17.6 17.6 15.9 14.4 14.0 14.7 17.5 18.6 17.5 16.2 16.1 15.2 15.0 12.9 13.2
  20 to 24 years old 12.7 10.4 10.7 10.3 9.4 8.5 8.3 8.5 9.8 10.3 9.7 9.2 9.0 9.0 8.1 7.8 7.2
  25 to 44 years old 8.1 6.4 6.6 6.2 5.5 4.9 4.8 4.9 5.8 6.5 6.1 5.4 5.0 4.9 4.6 4.2 3.8
  45 to 64 years old 5.6 4.0 4.6 4.2 3.5 3.2 3.1 3.2 3.9 4.4 4.4 3.9 3.3 3.3 2.8 2.6 2.5
  65 years and over 5.0 3.1 3.3 2.8 2.4 2.9 2.9 3.1 3.3 4.5 3.1 4.0 3.7 4.0 3.6 3.3 3.2
 
White 3 7.8 6.3 6.2 6.0 5.3 4.7 4.5 4.8 6.1 6.6 6.1 5.3 4.9 4.7 4.2 3.9 3.7
  16 to 19 years old 17.9 15.5 15.7 15.6 14.4 13.1 12.7 13.5 16.5 17.2 16.2 15.1 14.5 14.2 13.6 12.6 12.0
  20 to 24 years old 12.3 9.9 9.2 8.7 8.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 9.2 9.5 8.8 8.1 7.7 7.8 6.9 6.5 6.3
Black 3 14.8 14.3 15.1 14.5 13.0 11.7 11.4 11.4 12.5 14.2 13.0 11.5 10.4 10.5 10.0 8.9 8.0
  16 to 19 years old 39.5 38.5 40.2 39.3 34.7 32.4 32.4 30.9 36.1 39.7 38.8 35.2 35.7 33.6 32.4 27.6 27.9
  20 to 24 years old 24.5 23.6 24.5 24.1 21.8 19.6 18.0 19.9 21.6 23.8 21.9 19.5 17.7 18.8 18.3 16.8 14.6
Hispanic 3 4 12.2 10.1 10.5 10.6 8.8 8.2 8.0 8.2 10.0 11.6 10.8 9.9 9.3 8.9 7.7 7.2 6.4
  16 to 19 years old (NA) 22.5 24.3 24.7 22.3 22.0 19.4 19.5 22.9 27.5 26.1 24.5 24.1 23.6 21.6 21.3 18.6
  20 to 24 years old (NA) 12.1 12.6 12.9 10.6 9.8 10.7 9.1 11.6 13.2 13.1 11.8 11.5 11.8 10.3 9.4 8.3
 
Experienced workers 6 8.2 6.9 6.8 6.6 5.8 5.2 5.0 5.3 6.6 7.2 6.6 5.9 5.4 5.2 4.7 4.3 4.0
Women maintaining families 2 10.0 9.2 10.4 9.9 9.3 8.2 8.1 8.3 9.3 10.0 9.7 8.9 8.0 8.2 8.1 7.2 6.4
  White 8.5 7.3 8.1 7.8 6.8 6.0 6.1 6.3 7.2 7.9 7.8 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
  Black (NA) 14.0 16.4 15.4 15.4 13.7 13.0 13.2 13.9 14.8 13.9 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
Married men, wife present 2 5.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 3.9 3.3 3.0 3.4 4.4 5.1 4.4 3.7 3.3 3.0 2.7 2.4 2.2
  White 4.8 3.9 4.0 4.0 3.6 3.0 2.8 3.1 4.2 4.7 4.1 3.4 3.0 2.8 2.5 2.2 2.1
  Black 8.7 7.4 8.0 8.0 6.5 5.8 5.8 6.2 6.6 8.3 7.2 6.0 5.0 4.9 4.3 3.9 3.8
 
Percent without work for--
  Fewer than 5 weeks 37.1 43.2 42.1 41.9 43.7 46.0 48.6 46.3 40.3 35.1 36.5 34.1 36.5 36.4 37.7 42.2 43.7
  5 to 10 weeks 22.2 23.4 22.2 22.6 21.6 22.2 22.2 23.5 22.9 20.9 20.6 20.6 22.0 21.8 21.9 22.1 21.8
  11 to 14 weeks 9.1 9.0 8.0 8.4 7.9 7.8 8.1 8.5 9.5 8.5 8.3 9.5 9.6 9.8 9.9 9.3 9.3
  15 to 26 weeks 16.4 13.8 12.3 12.7 12.7 12.0 11.2 11.7 14.4 15.1 14.5 15.5 14.6 14.6 14.8 12.3 12.8
  27 weeks and over 15.2 10.7 15.4 14.4 14.0 12.1 9.9 10.0 12.9 20.3 20.1 20.3 17.3 17.4 15.8 14.1 12.3
Unemployment duration, average (weeks) 14.2 11.9 15.6 15.0 14.5 13.5 11.9 12.0 13.7 17.7 18.0 18.8 16.6 16.7 15.8 14.5 13.4




NA Not available.
1 See footnote 2, Table 643.
2 Includes other races, not shown separately.
3 Includes other ages, not shown separately.
4 Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.
5 Unemployed as percent of civilian
labor force in specified group. 6 Wage and salary workers.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Employment and Earnings, January issues; and unpublished data.

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