March 07, 2014
In 2012, women with their youngest household child ages 6 to 17 spent the most time per day on working and work-related activities (3.4 hours) compared to women with children under the age of 6 and women with no household children under the age of 18 (both 3.0 hours each, respectively).read full article »
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March 06, 2014
Over the past 22 years, New York City experienced periods of strong over-the-year job growth associated with substantial reductions in its unemployment rate. The city also experienced periods of strong over-the-year job growth coupled with persistent high unemployment, as was the case during its most recent period of economic recovery.
March 05, 2014
Some occupations are found in nearly every industry in the United States, while others are specific to one or only a few industries. The Herfindahl-Hirschman index (HHI) can be used to provide a measure of occupational concentration by industry.
March 04, 2014
Over the year, 25 states and the District of Columbia had statistically significant unemployment rate changes in 2013, all of which were decreases. Employment-population ratios decreased significantly in 8 states and increased in 3 states. The U.S. jobless rate declined by 0.7 percentage point from the prior year to 7.4 percent, and the national employment-population ratio was unchanged at 58.6 percent.
February 28, 2014
For the year ending in September 2013, the volunteer rate declined by 1.1 percentage points to 25.4 percent, the lowest it has been since the supplement to the Current Population Survey was first administered in 2002. About 62.6 million people volunteered through or for an organization at least once between September 2012 and September 2013.
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