Unemployment rates and demographic groups in November 2006
December 11, 2006
The unemployment rate—4.5 percent—was about unchanged in November compared to the previous month. Over the year, this measure has declined from 5.0 percent.
In November 2006, unemployment rates for all major worker groups—adult men (3.9 percent), adult women (4.0 percent), teenagers (15.1 percent), whites (3.9 percent), blacks (8.6 percent), and Hispanics (4.9 percent)—showed little or no change over the month.
The data in this report are from the Current Population Survey and are seasonally adjusted. For more information, see "The Employment Situation: November 2006" (PDF) (TXT), news release USDL 06-2041.
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