Unemployment rates and demographic groups in June 2006
July 11, 2006
The unemployment rate for all workers held at 4.6 percent in June.
The unemployment rate for adult men declined to 4.0 percent, while the unemployment rate for teenagers edged up to 15.4 percent.
Jobless rates for the other major worker groups—adult women (4.1 percent), whites (4.1 percent), blacks (9.0 percent) and Hispanics (5.3 percent)—showed little or no change over the month.
The data in this report are from the Current Population Survey and are seasonally adjusted. More information can be found in "The Employment Situation: June 2006" (PDF) (TXT), news release USDL 06-1172.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Unemployment rates and demographic groups in June 2006 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2006/jul/wk2/art02.htm (visited September 01, 2015).
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