Unemployment rate in March 2007

April 09, 2007

In March, the number of unemployed persons (6.7 million) and the unemployment rate (4.4 percent) were essentially unchanged.

Unemployment rate, March 2006-March 2007
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The jobless rate has remained within a narrow range—from 4.4 to 4.6 percent—since September 2006.

Over the month, the unemployment rate for most major worker groups—adult men (4.0 percent), adult women (3.8 percent), teenagers (14.5 percent), blacks (8.3 percent), and Hispanics (5.1 percent)—showed little or no change. The jobless rate for whites decreased to 3.8 percent.

These data are from the Current Population Survey program and are seasonally adjusted. To learn more, see "The Employment Situation: March 2007" (PDF) (TXT), news release USDL 07-0486.

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Unemployment rate in March 2007 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2007/apr/wk2/art01.htm (visited July 28, 2016).

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