Unformatted text preview: of 3.9 to 4.1 percent that has held since October 1999. The rates across major demographic groups--adult men (3.2 percent), adult women (3.8 percent), whites (3.6 percent), blacks (8.0 percent), and Hispanics (5.7 percent)--showed little or no change in August, 2000. The teenage unemployment rate has edged up over the past 2 months to 14.4 percent. The number of unemployed persons was essentially unchanged at 5.8 million. 23...
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- Fall '10
- Unemployment, unemployment rates