Unemployment in March 2005

April 04, 2005

The unemployment rate declined to 5.2 percent in March 2005. The jobless rate was 5.4 percent in the previous month.

Unemployment rate by demographic group, February and March 2005
[Chart data—TXT]

Over the month, the unemployment rates for adult men, whites, and Hispanics or Latinos declined. The unemployment rates for adult women, teenagers, and blacks or African Americans were little changed.

The data in this report are from the Current Population Survey and are seasonally adjusted. For more information, see "The Employment Situation: March 2005" (PDF) (TXT), news release USDL 05-523.

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Editor's Desk, Unemployment in March 2005 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2005/apr/wk1/art01.htm (visited September 21, 2014).

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