Handout 2c - 65,778,000 85,846,000 118,793,000 141,730,000...

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Handout 2c - Employment Statistics for the US Spring 2007 United States 1960 1975 1990 2005 2006 National Population 180,671,000 215,973,000 249,464,000 296,507,000 299,398,000 Armed forces+institutionalized+0-15 population 63,426,000 62,820,000 60,300,000 70,425,000 70,583,000 Civilian non-institutionalized 16-plus population 117,245,000 153,153,000 189,164,000 226,082,000 228,815,000 Working-age population (% of total pop) Not in Labor force 47,617,000 59,377,000 63,324,000 76,762,000 77,387,000 Labor force 69,628,000 93,775,000 125,840,000 149,320,000 151,428,000 Total labor-force participation rate Male labor-force participation rate 83.3 77.9 76.4 73.3 73.5 Female labor-force participation rate 37.7 46.3 57.5 59.3 59.4 Employed persons
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Unformatted text preview: 65,778,000 85,846,000 118,793,000 141,730,000 144,427,000 Employment-working age population ratio 56.1 56.1 62.8 62.7 63.1 Unemployed persons 3,852,000 7,929,000 7,047,000 7,591,000 7,001,000 Unemployment rate Natural rate of unemployment 5.7 7.0 6.0 5.0 5.0 Cyclical unemployment rate Unemployment rate - White 5.0 7.8 4.8 4.4 4.0 Unemployment rate - Black 14.8 11.4 10.0 8.9 Unemployment rate - Hispanic 12.2 8.2 6.0 5.2 Unemployment rate - Asian 4.0 3.0 Avg duration of unemployed (weeks) 12.8 14.2 12.0 18.4 16.8 Source: Current Population Survey , Bureau of Labor Statistics Note: italicized entries are percentages page 1 of 1...
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