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U.S. Unemployment Rate Statistics

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Unemployment Statistics Data
Number of Americans who are unemployed 16,750,000
Number of Americans collecting unemployment benefits 9,300,000
Number of Americans who are unemployed for over 27 weeks 5,100,000
Male unemployment rate 5.2 %
Female unemployment rate 4.9 %
Black unemployment rate 10.1 %
Hispanic unemployment rate 8.2 %
Asian unemployment rate 3.1 %
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Year Unemployment Rate
2016 (August) 5 %
2014 6.1 %
2013 7.3 %
2012 7.8 %
2011 9.1 %
2010 9.6 %
2009 8.2 %
2008 4.9 %
2007 4.5 %
2006 4.7 %
2005 5.2 %
2000 4 %
1995 5.4 %
1992 7.3 %
1990 5.3 %
1985 7.2 %
1983 *Highest on Record 10.3 %
1980 6.2 %
1975 5.2 %
1970 4.1 %
1965 4.8 %
1960 5.1 %
1955 4.7 %
1952 *Lowest on Record 3 %
1920 6.4 %
1948 3.7 %
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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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