Bureau of Labor Statistics

Unemployment rate in April 2006

May 08, 2006

In April, the unemployment rate was unchanged at 4.7 percent.

Unemployment rate by demographic group, April 2006
[Chart data—TXT]

The jobless rates for the major worker groups—adult men (4.2 percent), adult women (4.3 percent), teenagers (14.6 percent), whites (4.1 percent), blacks (9.4 percent), and Hispanics (5.4 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: April 2006" (PDF) (TXT), news release USDL 06-777.

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Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Unemployment rate in April 2006 at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2006/may/wk2/art01.htm (visited November 27, 2021).

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