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employed was 62.630 million. According to these numbers, the Japanese labor-force participation rate and unemployment rate were about a. 60%, 2.9% b. 60%, 4.8% c. 57.1%, 2.9% d. 57.1%, 4.8% 50. In 2004, based on concepts similar to those used to estimate U.S. employment figures, the Italian adult non- institutionalized population was 45.020 million, the labor force was 24.065 million, and the number of people employed was 22.105 million. According to these numbers, the Italian labor-force participation rate and unemployment rate were about a. 45.1%, 8.1% b. 45.1%, 4.4% c. 53.5%, 8.1% d. 53.5%, 4.4% 51. In 2004, based on concepts similar to those used to estimate U.S. employment figures, the Swedish adult non- institutionalized population was 6.712 million, the labor force was 4.576 million, and the number of people employed was 4.276 million. According to these numbers, the Swedish labor-force participation rate and unemployment rate were about a. 59.5%, 4.5% b. 59.5%, 6.6% c. 68.2%, 4.5% d. 68.2%, 6.6% 52. Suppose that in the small country of Sociopolis there are 6 million people in the adult population, that the labor- force participation rate is 70 percent, and that there are 3.8 million people employed. To the nearest tenth, what is the unemployment rate? a. 10.5% b. 9.5% c. 6.7% d. None of the above is correct. 53. The BLS reported in 2005 that there were 53.23 million people over age 25 who had at least a bachelor’s degree 40.59 million of them were employed and .98 million of them were unemployed. What were the labor-force participation rate and the unemployment rate for this group? a. 76.3% and 1.8% b. 76.3% and 2.4% c. 78.1% and 1.8%
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Chapter 28/Unemployment 151 d. 78.1% and 2.4% 54. The BLS reported in 2005 that there were 50.40 million people over age 25 whose highest level of education was some college or an associate degree. 33.86 million of them were employed and 1.27 million of them were unemployed. About what were the labor-force participation rate and the unemployment rate for this group? a. 69.7%, 3.6% b. 69.7%, 2.5% c. 67.2%, 3.6% d. 67.2%, 2.5% 55. The BLS reported in 2005 that there were 59.98 million people over age 25 whose highest level of education was a high school degree or equivalent. From this group 36.40 million were employed and 1.93 million were unemployed. About what were the labor-force participation rate and the unemployment rate for this group? a. 60.7%, 5.0% b. 63.9%, 5.0% c. 60.7%, 3.2% d. 63.9%, 3.2% 56. The BLS reported in 2005 that there were 28.19 million people over age 25 who had no high school degree or its equivalent. In this group 11.73 million were employed and 1.04 million were unemployed. About what were the labor-force participation rate and the unemployment rate for this group? a. 41.6% and 3.7% b. 41.6% and 3.7% c. 45.3% and 8.1% d. 45.3% and 8.1% 57. Suppose that in some state the adult population is 4 million, the labor-force participation rate is 75%, and that .25 million people are unemployed. What is the unemployment rate to the nearest tenth? a. 6.3% b. 7.7% c. 8.3% d. 9.1% 58. Suppose some country had an adult population of about 50 million, the labor-force participation rate was 60 percent, and the unemployment rate was 5 percent. What were the number of people employed and the number of people in the labor force?
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