Unemployment rates by demographics, January 2007
February 06, 2007
The number of unemployed persons (7.0 million) and the unemployment rate (4.6 percent) were about unchanged in January 2007 compared with December 2006.
Over the month, the unemployment rate for Hispanics (5.7 percent) increased. The rates for the other major worker groups—adult men (4.1 percent), adult women (4.0 percent), teenagers (15.0 percent), whites (4.1 percent), and blacks (8.0 percent)—were little changed.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Unemployment rates by demographics, January 2007 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2007/feb/wk1/art02.htm (visited August 31, 2015).
Recent editions of Spotlight on Statistics
New estimates of personal taxes in Consumer Expenditure Survey
In 2013, the Consumer Expenditure Survey improved its personal tax data.
Trends in long-term unemployment
Long-term unemployment reached historically high levels following the recession of 2007–2009.
Housing: before, during, and after the Great Recession
looks at consumer expenditures on household items, employment in residential construction, prices for household items, and injuries in occupations involved in building and maintaining our homes.