September 03, 2010

Youth employment and unemployment in July 2010

Employment-population ratio, 16- to 24- year-olds, July 1948-2010, not seasonally adjusted
Year Employment-population ratio (in percent)

Jul 1948

60.7

Jul 1949

57.6

Jul 1950

58.6

Jul 1951

61.5

Jul 1952

59.3

Jul 1953

58.6

Jul 1954

54.7

Jul 1955

57.2

Jul 1956

59.8

Jul 1957

60.0

Jul 1958

54.4

Jul 1959

56.1

Jul 1960

57.4

Jul 1961

55.2

Jul 1962

57.0

Jul 1963

55.3

Jul 1964

56.2

Jul 1965

58.6

Jul 1966

60.8

Jul 1967

61.2

Jul 1968

61.2

Jul 1969

62.2

Jul 1970

60.7

Jul 1971

59.7

Jul 1972

61.5

Jul 1973

64.0

Jul 1974

64.1

Jul 1975

61.1

Jul 1976

63.7

Jul 1977

64.7

Jul 1978

66.9

Jul 1979

67.6

Jul 1980

65.1

Jul 1981

64.8

Jul 1982

61.8

Jul 1983

63.3

Jul 1984

66.1

Jul 1985

65.9

Jul 1986

66.7

Jul 1987

67.3

Jul 1988

68.5

Jul 1989

69.2

Jul 1990

67.0

Jul 1991

63.5

Jul 1992

63.8

Jul 1993

64.6

Jul 1994

64.7

Jul 1995

64.9

Jul 1996

64.1

Jul 1997

64.6

Jul 1998

64.9

Jul 1999

65.2

Jul 2000

64.8

Jul 2001

63.3

Jul 2002

60.9

Jul 2003

58.3

Jul 2004

58.9

Jul 2005

59.3

Jul 2006

59.2

Jul 2007

58.0

Jul 2008

56.0

Jul 2009

51.4

Jul 2010

48.9 (1)

Footnotes:
(1) Series low for month of July

These data featured in the TED article, Youth employment and unemployment in July 2010.

 

Unemployment rate, 16- to 24- year-olds, July 1950-2010, not seasonally adjusted
Year Unemployment rate (in percent)

Jul 1950

9.6

Jul 1960

11.2

Jul 1970

11.7

Jul 1980

14.7

Jul 1990

10.9

Jul 2000

9.6

Jul 2010

19.1 (1)

Footnotes:
(1) Series high for month of July

These data featured in the TED article, Youth employment and unemployment in July 2010.

 

 

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