Department of Labor Logo United States Department of Labor
Dot gov

The .gov means it's official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you're on a federal government site.

Https

The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

September 8, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Unemployment rate 9.1 percent in August 2011

Unemployment rate among major worker groups, seasonally adjusted, July 2011–August 2011
Major worker group July unemployment rate August unemployment rate

  Adult men

9.0 8.9

  Adult women

7.9 8.0

  Teenagers

25.0 25.4

  Whites

8.1 8.0

  Blacks

15.9 16.7

  Hispanics

11.3 11.3

These data are featured in the TED article, Unemployment rate 9.1 percent in August 2011.

 

 

OF INTEREST
spotlight

Recent editions of Spotlight on Statistics

triangle