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U.S. Unemployment Rate Statistics


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Unemployment StatisticsData
Number of Americans who are unemployed16,750,000
Number of Americans collecting unemployment benefits9,300,000
Number of Americans who are unemployed for over 27 weeks5,100,000
Male unemployment rate5.2 %
Female unemployment rate4.9 %
Black unemployment rate10.1 %
Hispanic unemployment rate8.2 %
Asian unemployment rate3.1 %
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YearUnemployment Rate
2016 (August)5 %
20146.1 %
20137.3 %
20127.8 %
20119.1 %
20109.6 %
20098.2 %
20084.9 %
20074.5 %
20064.7 %
20055.2 %
20004 %
19955.4 %
19927.3 %
19905.3 %
19857.2 %
1983 *Highest on Record10.3 %
19806.2 %
19755.2 %
19704.1 %
19654.8 %
19605.1 %
19554.7 %
1952 *Lowest on Record3 %
19206.4 %
19483.7 %
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: August 15, 2016

U.S. Unemployment Rate Statistics

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