Unemployment rates by demographics, May 2007
June 05, 2007
The number of unemployed persons (6.8 million) and the unemployment rate (4.5 percent) were unchanged in May.
Over the month, the jobless rates for the major worker groups—adult men (4.0 percent), adult women (3.8 percent), teenagers (15.3 percent), whites (3.9 percent), blacks (8.2 percent), and Hispanics (5.4 percent)—showed little or no change.
The data in this report are from the Current Population Survey and are seasonally adjusted. For more information, see "The Employment Situation: May 2007" (PDF) (TXT), news release USDL 07-0793.
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