Unemployment rate in June 2007

July 09, 2007

The number of unemployed persons (6.9 million) was essentially unchanged in June, and the unemployment rate held at 4.5 percent.

Unemployment rate, September 2006-June 2007
[Chart data—TXT]

The jobless rate has ranged from 4.4 to 4.6 percent since September 2006.

Over the month, the unemployment rates for adult men (4.1 percent), adult women (3.9 percent), teenagers (15.8 percent), whites (4.0 percent), blacks (8.5 percent), and Hispanics (5.7 percent) showed little or no change.

These data are from the Current Population Survey program and are seasonally adjusted. To learn more, see "The Employment Situation: June 2007" (PDF) (TXT), news release USDL 07-1015.

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Editor's Desk, Unemployment rate in June 2007 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2007/jul/wk2/art01.htm (visited August 21, 2014).

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