Unemployment and age, January 2008
February 05, 2008
The unemployment rate (4.9 percent) was essentially unchanged in January.
The unemployment rate for teenagers (18.0 percent) was higher than that of other age groups.
Over the month, the unemployment rates for all major worker groups—adult men, adult women, whites, blacks, and Hispanics—showed little or no change.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Unemployment and age, January 2008 on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2008/feb/wk1/art02.htm (visited July 22, 2019).
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