Young adult employment during the recent recession

Chart 5. Percentage of young men employed during the 80 weeks of December 2005 to June 2007 and of December 2007 to June 2009
Week Birth years 1980-1981, Dec 2005-June 2007 Birth years 1982-1983, Dec 2007-June 2009

1

84.5 84.6

2

84.5 84.8

3

84.4 84.3

4

83.3 83.0

5

83.5 83.6

6

83.4 83.5

7

84.3 84.3

8

84.1 84.0

9

84.1 84.2

10

84.2 83.8

11

84.3 84.2

12

84.4 83.7

13

85.3 83.7

14

84.9 83.2

15

85.1 83.1

16

84.7 83.6

17

85.7 83.4

18

85.0 84.1

19

85.7 83.9

20

85.6 84.1

21

85.1 83.9

22

85.1 83.8

23

84.8 83.4

24

85.2 83.7

25

85.5 83.7

26

86.4 83.8

27

86.4 84.6

28

86.6 84.3

29

86.0 84.8

30

86.7 84.0

31

86.0 83.8

32

86.0 84.0

33

85.6 84.1

34

85.8 84.1

35

86.6 84.5

36

86.0 83.9

37

85.9 84.4

38

85.3 84.1

39

86.2 83.8

40

86.0 83.5

41

86.5 83.1

42

86.5 83.5

43

86.8 83.3

44

86.9 83.8

45

87.2 83.5

46

87.5 83.4

47

87.8 83.2

48

87.7 83.0

49

87.6 82.3

50

87.5 83.1

51

86.8 82.8

52

86.8 82.3

53

86.4 82.2

54

86.0 82.2

55

85.6 82.2

56

84.9 80.7

57

85.5 81.4

58

85.3 80.4

59

85.8 80.2

60

85.8 79.7

61

85.6 79.6

62

85.6 79.9

63

85.9 79.1

64

85.7 79.2

65

86.1 78.7

66

85.9 79.5

67

86.1 79.3

68

85.8 79.2

69

86.2 78.9

70

86.6 79.9

71

86.4 79.5

72

87.3 79.9

73

87.3 79.6

74

87.9 80.1

75

87.8 80.1

76

88.1 80.7

77

87.9 80.3

78

88.2 80.2

79

87.3 80.5

80

87.7 79.8

These data featured in the Issues in Labor Statistics article, Young adult employment during the recent recession