November 10, 2009 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Unemployment in October 2009

Unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted, January 1980–October 2009
Month Unemployment rate

Jan 1980

6.3

Feb 1980

6.3

Mar 1980

6.3

Apr 1980

6.9

May 1980

7.5

Jun 1980

7.6

Jul 1980

7.8

Aug 1980

7.7

Sep 1980

7.5

Oct 1980

7.5

Nov 1980

7.5

Dec 1980

7.2

Jan 1981

7.5

Feb 1981

7.4

Mar 1981

7.4

Apr 1981

7.2

May 1981

7.5

Jun 1981

7.5

Jul 1981

7.2

Aug 1981

7.4

Sep 1981

7.6

Oct 1981

7.9

Nov 1981

8.3

Dec 1981

8.5

Jan 1982

8.6

Feb 1982

8.9

Mar 1982

9.0

Apr 1982

9.3

May 1982

9.4

Jun 1982

9.6

Jul 1982

9.8

Aug 1982

9.8

Sep 1982

10.1

Oct 1982

10.4

Nov 1982

10.8

Dec 1982

10.8

Jan 1983

10.4

Feb 1983

10.4

Mar 1983

10.3

Apr 1983

10.2

May 1983

10.1

Jun 1983

10.1

Jul 1983

9.4

Aug 1983

9.5

Sep 1983

9.2

Oct 1983

8.8

Nov 1983

8.5

Dec 1983

8.3

Jan 1984

8.0

Feb 1984

7.8

Mar 1984

7.8

Apr 1984

7.7

May 1984

7.4

Jun 1984

7.2

Jul 1984

7.5

Aug 1984

7.5

Sep 1984

7.3

Oct 1984

7.4

Nov 1984

7.2

Dec 1984

7.3

Jan 1985

7.3

Feb 1985

7.2

Mar 1985

7.2

Apr 1985

7.3

May 1985

7.2

Jun 1985

7.4

Jul 1985

7.4

Aug 1985

7.1

Sep 1985

7.1

Oct 1985

7.1

Nov 1985

7.0

Dec 1985

7.0

Jan 1986

6.7

Feb 1986

7.2

Mar 1986

7.2

Apr 1986

7.1

May 1986

7.2

Jun 1986

7.2

Jul 1986

7.0

Aug 1986

6.9

Sep 1986

7.0

Oct 1986

7.0

Nov 1986

6.9

Dec 1986

6.6

Jan 1987

6.6

Feb 1987

6.6

Mar 1987

6.6

Apr 1987

6.3

May 1987

6.3

Jun 1987

6.2

Jul 1987

6.1

Aug 1987

6.0

Sep 1987

5.9

Oct 1987

6.0

Nov 1987

5.8

Dec 1987

5.7

Jan 1988

5.7

Feb 1988

5.7

Mar 1988

5.7

Apr 1988

5.4

May 1988

5.6

Jun 1988

5.4

Jul 1988

5.4

Aug 1988

5.6

Sep 1988

5.4

Oct 1988

5.4

Nov 1988

5.3

Dec 1988

5.3

Jan 1989

5.4

Feb 1989

5.2

Mar 1989

5.0

Apr 1989

5.2

May 1989

5.2

Jun 1989

5.3

Jul 1989

5.2

Aug 1989

5.2

Sep 1989

5.3

Oct 1989

5.3

Nov 1989

5.4

Dec 1989

5.4

Jan 1990

5.4

Feb 1990

5.3

Mar 1990

5.2

Apr 1990

5.4

May 1990

5.4

Jun 1990

5.2

Jul 1990

5.5

Aug 1990

5.7

Sep 1990

5.9

Oct 1990

5.9

Nov 1990

6.2

Dec 1990

6.3

Jan 1991

6.4

Feb 1991

6.6

Mar 1991

6.8

Apr 1991

6.7

May 1991

6.9

Jun 1991

6.9

Jul 1991

6.8

Aug 1991

6.9

Sep 1991

6.9

Oct 1991

7.0

Nov 1991

7.0

Dec 1991

7.3

Jan 1992

7.3

Feb 1992

7.4

Mar 1992

7.4

Apr 1992

7.4

May 1992

7.6

Jun 1992

7.8

Jul 1992

7.7

Aug 1992

7.6

Sep 1992

7.6

Oct 1992

7.3

Nov 1992

7.4

Dec 1992

7.4

Jan 1993

7.3

Feb 1993

7.1

Mar 1993

7.0

Apr 1993

7.1

May 1993

7.1

Jun 1993

7.0

Jul 1993

6.9

Aug 1993

6.8

Sep 1993

6.7

Oct 1993

6.8

Nov 1993

6.6

Dec 1993

6.5

Jan 1994

6.6

Feb 1994

6.6

Mar 1994

6.5

Apr 1994

6.4

May 1994

6.1

Jun 1994

6.1

Jul 1994

6.1

Aug 1994

6.0

Sep 1994

5.9

Oct 1994

5.8

Nov 1994

5.6

Dec 1994

5.5

Jan 1995

5.6

Feb 1995

5.4

Mar 1995

5.4

Apr 1995

5.8

May 1995

5.6

Jun 1995

5.6

Jul 1995

5.7

Aug 1995

5.7

Sep 1995

5.6

Oct 1995

5.5

Nov 1995

5.6

Dec 1995

5.6

Jan 1996

5.6

Feb 1996

5.5

Mar 1996

5.5

Apr 1996

5.6

May 1996

5.6

Jun 1996

5.3

Jul 1996

5.5

Aug 1996

5.1

Sep 1996

5.2

Oct 1996

5.2

Nov 1996

5.4

Dec 1996

5.4

Jan 1997

5.3

Feb 1997

5.2

Mar 1997

5.2

Apr 1997

5.1

May 1997

4.9

Jun 1997

5.0

Jul 1997

4.9

Aug 1997

4.8

Sep 1997

4.9

Oct 1997

4.7

Nov 1997

4.6

Dec 1997

4.7

Jan 1998

4.6

Feb 1998

4.6

Mar 1998

4.7

Apr 1998

4.3

May 1998

4.4

Jun 1998

4.5

Jul 1998

4.5

Aug 1998

4.5

Sep 1998

4.6

Oct 1998

4.5

Nov 1998

4.4

Dec 1998

4.4

Jan 1999

4.3

Feb 1999

4.4

Mar 1999

4.2

Apr 1999

4.3

May 1999

4.2

Jun 1999

4.3

Jul 1999

4.3

Aug 1999

4.2

Sep 1999

4.2

Oct 1999

4.1

Nov 1999

4.1

Dec 1999

4.0

Jan 2000

4.0

Feb 2000

4.1

Mar 2000

4.0

Apr 2000

3.8

May 2000

4.0

Jun 2000

4.0

Jul 2000

4.0

Aug 2000

4.1

Sep 2000

3.9

Oct 2000

3.9

Nov 2000

3.9

Dec 2000

3.9

Jan 2001

4.2

Feb 2001

4.2

Mar 2001

4.3

Apr 2001

4.4

May 2001

4.3

Jun 2001

4.5

Jul 2001

4.6

Aug 2001

4.9

Sep 2001

5.0

Oct 2001

5.3

Nov 2001

5.5

Dec 2001

5.7

Jan 2002

5.7

Feb 2002

5.7

Mar 2002

5.7

Apr 2002

5.9

May 2002

5.8

Jun 2002

5.8

Jul 2002

5.8

Aug 2002

5.7

Sep 2002

5.7

Oct 2002

5.7

Nov 2002

5.9

Dec 2002

6.0

Jan 2003

5.8

Feb 2003

5.9

Mar 2003

5.9

Apr 2003

6.0

May 2003

6.1

Jun 2003

6.3

Jul 2003

6.2

Aug 2003

6.1

Sep 2003

6.1

Oct 2003

6.0

Nov 2003

5.8

Dec 2003

5.7

Jan 2004

5.7

Feb 2004

5.6

Mar 2004

5.8

Apr 2004

5.6

May 2004

5.6

Jun 2004

5.6

Jul 2004

5.5

Aug 2004

5.4

Sep 2004

5.4

Oct 2004

5.5

Nov 2004

5.4

Dec 2004

5.4

Jan 2005

5.2

Feb 2005

5.4

Mar 2005

5.2

Apr 2005

5.2

May 2005

5.1

Jun 2005

5.1

Jul 2005

5.0

Aug 2005

4.9

Sep 2005

5.0

Oct 2005

5.0

Nov 2005

5.0

Dec 2005

4.8

Jan 2006

4.7

Feb 2006

4.8

Mar 2006

4.7

Apr 2006

4.7

May 2006

4.7

Jun 2006

4.6

Jul 2006

4.7

Aug 2006

4.7

Sep 2006

4.5

Oct 2006

4.4

Nov 2006

4.5

Dec 2006

4.4

Jan 2007

4.6

Feb 2007

4.5

Mar 2007

4.4

Apr 2007

4.5

May 2007

4.5

Jun 2007

4.6

Jul 2007

4.7

Aug 2007

4.7

Sep 2007

4.7

Oct 2007

4.8

Nov 2007

4.7

Dec 2007

4.9

Jan 2008

4.9

Feb 2008

4.8

Mar 2008

5.1

Apr 2008

5.0

May 2008

5.5

Jun 2008

5.6

Jul 2008

5.8

Aug 2008

6.2

Sep 2008

6.2

Oct 2008

6.6

Nov 2008

6.8

Dec 2008

7.2

Jan 2009

7.6

Feb 2009

8.1

Mar 2009

8.5

Apr 2009

8.9

May 2009

9.4

Jun 2009

9.5

Jul 2009

9.4

Aug 2009

9.7

Sep 2009

9.8

Oct 2009

10.2

These data featured in the TED article, Unemployment in October 2009.

Duration of unemployment, percent distribution, January 1980–October 2009
Month Percent of unemployed by unemployment duration
Less than 5 weeks 5 to 14 weeks 15 to 26 weeks 27 weeks and over

Jan 1980

48.5 31.1 12.1 8.3

Feb 1980

46.8 32.9 12.7 7.6

Mar 1980

45.4 33.3 12.2 9.1

Apr 1980

45.3 32.0 13.5 9.3

May 1980

46.3 32.2 12.6 8.9

Jun 1980

42.4 35.8 12.3 9.6

Jul 1980

41.8 34.1 13.4 10.7

Aug 1980

41.5 32.3 15.0 11.3

Sep 1980

39.0 32.4 16.6 12.0

Oct 1980

40.0 31.5 15.4 13.1

Nov 1980

39.5 31.3 15.0 14.2

Dec 1980

40.0 28.9 16.3 14.8

Jan 1981

41.3 29.0 14.0 15.7

Feb 1981

40.9 30.0 13.7 15.5

Mar 1981

41.4 30.2 13.2 15.2

Apr 1981

40.6 31.0 14.0 14.4

May 1981

41.5 31.5 13.0 14.0

Jun 1981

41.8 30.1 14.1 14.0

Jul 1981

42.0 30.6 13.7 13.8

Aug 1981

41.3 30.9 13.4 14.5

Sep 1981

42.2 30.5 13.9 13.5

Oct 1981

42.4 30.8 13.6 13.2

Nov 1981

42.5 31.3 13.4 12.7

Dec 1981

42.4 32.1 12.9 12.6

Jan 1982

41.7 32.7 13.0 12.6

Feb 1982

39.3 32.2 15.3 13.2

Mar 1982

39.1 31.2 16.1 13.6

Apr 1982

38.5 31.4 15.4 14.6

May 1982

37.2 31.5 15.9 15.5

Jun 1982

34.4 32.6 15.9 17.0

Jul 1982

36.4 30.6 16.1 16.8

Aug 1982

35.6 30.6 16.7 17.0

Sep 1982

34.9 30.8 16.5 17.8

Oct 1982

33.6 30.1 16.8 19.5

Nov 1982

33.2 29.4 17.9 19.5

Dec 1982

32.8 28.5 17.4 21.3

Jan 1983

31.4 28.5 17.2 22.9

Feb 1983

32.2 27.5 16.7 23.5

Mar 1983

31.1 28.0 16.6 24.4

Apr 1983

32.1 28.2 15.1 24.6

May 1983

32.0 27.0 16.2 24.9

Jun 1983

33.3 26.4 14.3 26.0

Jul 1983

32.6 26.6 16.4 24.5

Aug 1983

33.8 28.3 14.3 23.6

Sep 1983

36.2 26.7 13.6 23.5

Oct 1983

35.4 27.7 13.9 23.1

Nov 1983

35.1 27.8 14.4 22.7

Dec 1983

36.9 26.9 14.1 22.0

Jan 1984

36.4 27.8 13.3 22.4

Feb 1984

37.8 28.2 13.1 20.8

Mar 1984

38.3 28.7 12.6 20.4

Apr 1984

38.7 28.3 12.6 20.3

May 1984

37.5 28.3 14.1 20.0

Jun 1984

40.0 27.9 12.7 19.3

Jul 1984

39.9 29.1 12.3 18.7

Aug 1984

41.5 28.1 12.7 17.6

Sep 1984

39.5 30.4 12.9 17.2

Oct 1984

41.0 28.7 13.2 17.1

Nov 1984

41.4 28.8 12.4 17.4

Dec 1984

40.4 30.9 12.1 16.7

Jan 1985

43.2 29.9 11.4 15.5

Feb 1985

41.8 29.5 12.6 16.2

Mar 1985

42.1 29.2 12.5 16.1

Apr 1985

41.7 29.7 12.1 16.4

May 1985

41.9 30.6 12.7 14.8

Jun 1985

42.3 30.1 12.3 15.3

Jul 1985

42.1 30.3 12.6 15.0

Aug 1985

41.9 30.6 12.6 14.9

Sep 1985

42.1 30.9 12.1 14.8

Oct 1985

41.4 30.8 13.3 14.5

Nov 1985

42.6 30.2 11.2 16.0

Dec 1985

41.7 31.2 12.3 14.8

Jan 1986

42.5 30.8 12.8 13.9

Feb 1986

41.9 30.6 13.4 14.1

Mar 1986

42.2 30.8 13.0 14.0

Apr 1986

42.7 31.6 11.7 13.9

May 1986

42.2 31.5 12.5 13.8

Jun 1986

41.0 31.8 12.2 15.0

Jul 1986

41.7 30.8 12.8 14.7

Aug 1986

42.4 29.6 13.4 14.7

Sep 1986

40.7 31.6 12.9 14.8

Oct 1986

41.6 31.7 11.9 14.8

Nov 1986

40.9 32.2 12.7 14.3

Dec 1986

42.0 30.5 12.9 14.6

Jan 1987

42.6 30.1 12.9 14.3

Feb 1987

42.3 30.7 12.8 14.2

Mar 1987

43.1 30.5 12.1 14.3

Apr 1987

42.2 29.9 13.5 14.4

May 1987

44.1 27.9 13.2 14.8

Jun 1987

42.6 29.3 13.6 14.5

Jul 1987

44.2 29.5 12.9 13.5

Aug 1987

44.2 29.8 11.5 14.5

Sep 1987

45.3 28.5 12.3 13.9

Oct 1987

45.0 30.0 11.6 13.3

Nov 1987

45.0 29.5 12.4 13.1

Dec 1987

45.9 28.6 12.5 13.0

Jan 1988

44.4 30.9 12.2 12.5

Feb 1988

44.3 30.6 12.3 12.9

Mar 1988

44.3 30.4 13.0 12.3

Apr 1988

47.1 29.2 11.4 12.3

May 1988

45.7 30.0 11.8 12.5

Jun 1988

47.3 29.3 11.1 12.3

Jul 1988

45.0 31.0 12.1 11.9

Aug 1988

46.8 29.1 12.4 11.7

Sep 1988

47.8 28.5 11.5 12.3

Oct 1988

47.6 28.5 12.2 11.8

Nov 1988

47.4 30.1 11.7 10.8

Dec 1988

45.8 31.2 11.6 11.4

Jan 1989

47.4 30.3 11.3 11.0

Feb 1989

50.1 29.4 10.5 10.0

Mar 1989

48.7 29.6 10.9 10.7

Apr 1989

47.9 30.6 10.5 11.0

May 1989

47.8 31.1 11.2 9.9

Jun 1989

49.9 30.5 10.4 9.3

Jul 1989

48.3 29.9 12.4 9.5

Aug 1989

48.1 31.7 11.5 8.7

Sep 1989

49.0 30.2 11.6 9.1

Oct 1989

48.7 30.2 11.3 9.8

Nov 1989

48.5 30.4 11.4 9.8

Dec 1989

49.3 29.9 11.1 9.6

Jan 1990

47.7 31.2 11.4 9.7

Feb 1990

48.5 31.1 10.9 9.4

Mar 1990

48.3 31.7 10.5 9.6

Apr 1990

48.0 31.9 10.7 9.5

May 1990

45.8 33.4 11.3 9.5

Jun 1990

47.0 31.6 11.9 9.5

Jul 1990

46.0 32.0 12.1 9.8

Aug 1990

46.2 31.4 12.2 10.2

Sep 1990

44.6 32.3 12.4 10.6

Oct 1990

44.9 32.4 12.2 10.4

Nov 1990

44.5 31.9 12.9 10.8

Dec 1990

44.2 32.8 12.4 10.6

Jan 1991

43.6 33.0 12.5 10.9

Feb 1991

43.4 33.0 12.7 10.9

Mar 1991

41.1 34.0 13.8 11.1

Apr 1991

40.4 33.3 14.6 11.6

May 1991

41.4 32.8 13.8 11.9

Jun 1991

38.9 32.4 16.1 12.6

Jul 1991

39.7 32.5 14.9 12.9

Aug 1991

39.8 31.8 14.9 13.5

Sep 1991

39.9 31.4 15.0 13.7

Oct 1991

39.1 31.3 15.8 13.9

Nov 1991

38.6 31.0 15.0 15.4

Dec 1991

37.8 30.6 15.1 16.4

Jan 1992

36.6 30.4 15.5 17.5

Feb 1992

34.8 31.4 15.7 18.1

Mar 1992

36.3 29.8 15.1 18.8

Apr 1992

35.6 30.5 14.9 18.9

May 1992

35.4 28.9 15.1 20.6

Jun 1992

34.9 27.9 15.9 21.3

Jul 1992

34.8 28.7 15.1 21.5

Aug 1992

34.9 28.8 15.3 21.0

Sep 1992

34.9 29.4 14.2 21.5

Oct 1992

35.4 27.7 13.8 23.1

Nov 1992

34.4 30.3 14.6 20.7

Dec 1992

33.2 28.7 16.6 21.4

Jan 1993

35.5 28.5 14.8 21.2

Feb 1993

37.5 27.9 13.9 20.7

Mar 1993

36.1 29.5 14.5 20.0

Apr 1993

37.3 29.2 15.4 18.2

May 1993

37.0 28.8 14.6 19.6

Jun 1993

35.2 30.4 14.8 19.5

Jul 1993

36.9 29.0 14.3 19.8

Aug 1993

36.1 29.5 14.3 20.1

Sep 1993

36.0 29.0 14.8 20.2

Oct 1993

37.6 28.3 13.7 20.4

Nov 1993

35.9 29.3 13.8 21.0

Dec 1993

37.8 27.5 13.8 20.8

Jan 1994

36.9 27.6 15.4 20.1

Feb 1994

31.3 32.0 16.0 20.7

Mar 1994

33.3 30.3 15.2 21.2

Apr 1994

34.7 29.7 14.3 21.3

May 1994

33.4 31.0 14.3 21.3

Jun 1994

34.7 30.8 14.5 19.9

Jul 1994

35.4 29.1 15.8 19.6

Aug 1994

33.4 32.2 14.8 19.6

Sep 1994

34.5 30.0 15.6 20.0

Oct 1994

31.6 29.8 17.8 20.8

Nov 1994

35.2 29.1 16.1 19.7

Dec 1994

35.8 29.7 15.5 18.9

Jan 1995

37.7 29.5 14.4 18.3

Feb 1995

36.2 30.9 15.7 17.2

Mar 1995

36.0 31.9 13.3 18.8

Apr 1995

36.0 31.3 14.0 18.7

May 1995

34.7 31.0 16.8 17.5

Jun 1995

37.3 32.0 14.0 16.8

Jul 1995

35.0 34.2 14.1 16.7

Aug 1995

36.2 32.2 15.3 16.3

Sep 1995

38.3 30.8 14.0 16.9

Oct 1995

36.9 32.3 14.3 16.5

Nov 1995

37.5 31.4 14.5 16.7

Dec 1995

35.9 32.6 15.1 16.4

Jan 1996

36.4 31.9 15.5 16.2

Feb 1996

37.2 31.1 15.2 16.5

Mar 1996

35.5 30.9 15.4 18.2

Apr 1996

34.5 32.1 15.1 18.3

May 1996

36.8 31.2 13.9 18.1

Jun 1996

36.1 30.6 13.9 19.4

Jul 1996

36.6 31.9 13.2 18.3

Aug 1996

35.9 31.5 14.4 18.2

Sep 1996

36.3 31.8 14.5 17.4

Oct 1996

35.0 33.0 15.3 16.7

Nov 1996

40.1 30.3 13.9 15.7

Dec 1996

36.6 33.7 13.5 16.1

Jan 1997

38.6 31.1 14.2 16.1

Feb 1997

36.2 33.5 14.6 15.7

Mar 1997

37.0 33.0 14.4 15.6

Apr 1997

35.8 32.2 15.7 16.2

May 1997

37.7 30.7 15.9 15.7

Jun 1997

37.6 31.9 14.8 15.8

Jul 1997

36.3 31.7 15.7 16.3

Aug 1997

38.0 31.9 14.0 16.2

Sep 1997

37.2 31.6 15.0 16.2

Oct 1997

39.6 30.3 14.1 16.0

Nov 1997

39.2 32.1 13.9 14.8

Dec 1997

39.8 30.4 14.4 15.4

Jan 1998

40.8 30.4 13.2 15.7

Feb 1998

40.8 30.4 13.5 15.2

Mar 1998

42.7 30.2 13.1 14.1

Apr 1998

43.6 31.8 9.9 14.7

May 1998

43.4 32.1 10.7 13.8

Jun 1998

40.8 33.3 13.2 12.6

Jul 1998

42.0 32.5 12.2 13.3

Aug 1998

42.0 31.7 13.1 13.2

Sep 1998

41.7 31.5 12.3 14.5

Oct 1998

44.7 30.2 11.5 13.6

Nov 1998

41.2 32.8 11.7 14.4

Dec 1998

43.5 30.3 12.7 13.5

Jan 1999

41.4 33.5 13.0 12.0

Feb 1999

42.3 32.1 12.4 13.2

Mar 1999

42.3 32.6 13.0 12.2

Apr 1999

45.5 30.3 12.8 11.4

May 1999

43.3 30.8 13.6 12.4

Jun 1999

42.6 30.0 13.7 13.7

Jul 1999

44.5 30.0 13.2 12.3

Aug 1999

43.7 31.3 12.8 12.1

Sep 1999

44.3 31.1 12.5 12.0

Oct 1999

43.6 31.7 12.3 12.4

Nov 1999

44.8 31.1 12.2 11.9

Dec 1999

46.9 28.7 12.4 12.1

Jan 2000

44.8 30.8 11.6 12.7

Feb 2000

44.8 32.9 11.5 10.8

Mar 2000

47.3 30.3 11.3 11.0

Apr 2000

44.7 32.9 11.8 10.7

May 2000

44.2 32.9 11.8 11.1

Jun 2000

46.3 31.5 11.0 11.2

Jul 2000

44.1 32.2 11.4 12.3

Aug 2000

43.7 32.4 11.7 12.2

Sep 2000

45.9 31.1 11.5 11.5

Oct 2000

44.9 31.0 12.8 11.3

Nov 2000

44.7 31.9 12.9 10.6

Dec 2000

44.0 32.4 12.2 11.4

Jan 2001

44.3 32.7 11.7 11.3

Feb 2001

46.7 28.9 12.7 11.7

Mar 2001

42.8 32.9 13.2 11.1

Apr 2001

46.0 30.8 12.2 11.0

May 2001

43.2 32.7 14.0 10.0

Jun 2001

44.1 31.8 12.9 11.2

Jul 2001

40.8 33.7 14.7 10.8

Aug 2001

42.3 31.2 14.3 12.2

Sep 2001

39.7 32.9 15.8 11.5

Oct 2001

40.3 32.8 15.2 11.8

Nov 2001

38.8 32.2 15.2 13.9

Dec 2001

36.7 33.8 15.9 13.6

Jan 2002

37.0 31.7 16.7 14.6

Feb 2002

36.5 31.5 17.1 14.9

Mar 2002

36.8 30.7 16.6 15.9

Apr 2002

33.9 33.2 16.1 16.8

May 2002

33.9 30.8 16.6 18.8

Jun 2002

32.3 31.6 16.5 19.6

Jul 2002

34.7 29.6 16.6 19.0

Aug 2002

35.1 30.3 15.8 18.9

Sep 2002

33.5 30.6 16.8 19.1

Oct 2002

33.2 30.2 16.7 19.9

Nov 2002

34.6 29.4 15.5 20.5

Dec 2002

32.6 29.8 15.5 22.1

Jan 2003

33.2 30.0 16.3 20.5

Feb 2003

32.6 30.5 15.1 21.8

Mar 2003

33.1 30.0 15.9 21.0

Apr 2003

31.7 30.2 16.1 21.9

May 2003

33.4 29.4 15.5 21.6

Jun 2003

31.6 29.8 15.8 22.8

Jul 2003

30.3 29.2 18.5 22.0

Aug 2003

31.2 29.2 17.4 22.2

Sep 2003

30.2 31.0 16.4 22.5

Oct 2003

31.0 29.6 17.0 22.4

Nov 2003

30.9 29.2 16.5 23.4

Dec 2003

30.5 29.3 17.1 23.1

Jan 2004

31.9 28.1 17.3 22.7

Feb 2004

29.9 30.0 17.2 22.9

Mar 2004

31.4 29.0 15.9 23.6

Apr 2004

34.1 29.4 14.3 22.1

May 2004

33.2 29.0 15.9 21.9

Jun 2004

32.7 29.1 15.7 22.5

Jul 2004

34.7 29.3 15.2 20.7

Aug 2004

33.0 31.8 14.9 20.3

Sep 2004

34.7 28.7 15.2 21.4

Oct 2004

33.8 28.5 16.1 21.5

Nov 2004

33.2 29.5 15.8 21.4

Dec 2004

34.8 28.5 16.0 20.8

Jan 2005

33.9 29.6 15.4 21.1

Feb 2005

34.5 29.4 15.9 20.3

Mar 2005

32.6 30.6 15.2 21.6

Apr 2005

35.1 30.0 13.9 21.0

May 2005

35.8 29.2 15.0 19.9

Jun 2005

35.6 31.8 13.9 18.6

Jul 2005

34.7 32.1 14.3 18.9

Aug 2005

34.4 31.0 15.6 19.0

Sep 2005

36.3 30.2 14.4 19.1

Oct 2005

36.2 30.4 14.4 19.0

Nov 2005

37.3 29.8 14.7 18.1

Dec 2005

35.8 30.7 14.8 18.7

Jan 2006

36.5 31.4 15.6 16.6

Feb 2006

35.9 29.1 16.6 18.5

Mar 2006

38.0 28.5 15.1 18.5

Apr 2006

37.3 29.9 14.1 18.7

May 2006

36.0 31.2 13.9 18.9

Jun 2006

38.9 30.0 14.2 16.8

Jul 2006

38.0 29.8 13.7 18.5

Aug 2006

36.0 31.9 13.8 18.2

Sep 2006

37.6 29.9 14.4 18.1

Oct 2006

38.4 30.8 14.9 15.9

Nov 2006

36.5 31.7 15.2 16.6

Dec 2006

38.9 30.1 14.8 16.2

Jan 2007

37.5 32.3 14.2 16.1

Feb 2007

37.2 31.5 13.8 17.6

Mar 2007

34.5 32.1 15.0 18.4

Apr 2007

35.7 31.4 15.4 17.5

May 2007

35.6 31.8 16.1 16.4

Jun 2007

36.3 30.6 16.4 16.7

Jul 2007

35.3 31.1 15.0 18.6

Aug 2007

36.2 31.1 15.3 17.5

Sep 2007

35.3 31.9 15.1 17.6

Oct 2007

34.1 33.8 14.4 17.7

Nov 2007

36.4 30.4 14.1 19.1

Dec 2007

36.2 30.8 15.6 17.5

Jan 2008

35.3 31.7 14.8 18.1

Feb 2008

35.6 32.3 14.7 17.3

Mar 2008

35.9 32.7 14.7 16.7

Apr 2008

32.5 32.9 16.6 17.9

May 2008

38.1 29.0 14.5 18.4

Jun 2008

31.4 34.6 15.4 18.6

Jul 2008

32.4 32.0 16.3 19.3

Aug 2008

33.9 30.1 16.4 19.6

Sep 2008

29.8 32.1 16.9 21.2

Oct 2008

30.3 29.7 17.9 22.1

Nov 2008

31.4 30.3 17.0 21.3

Dec 2008

29.2 30.4 17.2 23.2

Jan 2009

31.0 29.8 16.8 22.4

Feb 2009

26.9 31.4 18.6 23.1

Mar 2009

25.7 30.8 19.3 24.2

Apr 2009

24.7 29.4 18.7 27.2

May 2009

22.4 29.6 20.9 27.0

Jun 2009

21.2 26.9 22.9 29.0

Jul 2009

22.0 24.2 19.9 33.8

Aug 2009

20.2 27.5 18.9 33.3

Sep 2009

19.4 25.6 19.3 35.6

Oct 2009

20.0 23.7 20.6 35.6

These data featured in the TED article, Unemployment in October 2009.

 

 

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