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c. divided by the adult population times 100. d. times the participation rate times 100. 33. Which of the following definitions is correct? a. Labor force = number of employed. b. Labor force = population - number of unemployed. c. Unemployment Rate = (number of unemployed ÷ [number of employed + number of unemployed]) × 100. d. Unemployment Rate = (number of unemployed ÷ adult population) × 100. 34. The labor-force participation rate measures the percentage of the a. total adult population that is in the labor force. b. total adult population that is employed. c. labor force that is employed. d. labor force that is either employed or unemployed. 35. The labor-force participation rate is defined as a. (Employed ÷ Adult Population) × 100. b. (Employed ÷ Labor Force) × 100. c. (Labor Force ÷ Adult Population) × 100. d. (Adult Population ÷ Labor Force) × 100. Labor Stats The Labor Market This table shows the 2003 data for males and females ages 16 and over in the imaginary country of Meditor. 1. Not in labor force a. male: 45 million b. female: 35 million 2. Unemployed a. male: 5 million b. female: 5 million 3. Employed a. male: 85 million b. female: 65 million

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150 Chapter 28/Unemployment a. 4.76% b. 38.10% c. 66.67% d. 80.95% 47. Refer to Labor Stats . What is the adult male labor-force participation rate in Meditor? a. 7.40% b. 33.33% c. 37.03% d. 66.67% 48. In 2004, based on concepts similar to those used to estimate U.S. employment figures, the Canadian adult non- institutionalized population was 25.022 million, the labor force was 16.956 million, and the number of people employed was 15.864 million. According to these numbers, the Canadian labor-force participation rate and unemployment rate were about a. 67.8% and 6.4% b. 67.8% and 4.4% c. 63.4% and 6.4% d. 63.4% and 4.4% 49. In 2004, based on concepts similar to those used to estimate U.S. employment figures, the Japanese adult non- institutionalized population was 109.684 million, the labor force was 65.760 million, and the number of people employed was 62.630 million. According to these numbers, the Japanese labor-force participation rate and

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