Unemployment rate in November 2007
December 10, 2007
The number of unemployed persons (7.2 million) was about unchanged in November, and the unemployment rate was 4.7 percent for the third month in a row.
A year earlier, the number of unemployed persons was 6.8 million, and the jobless rate was 4.5 percent.
Unemployment rates for the major worker groups—adult men (4.1 percent), adult women (4.1 percent), teenagers (16.3 percent), whites (4.2 percent), blacks (8.4 percent), and Hispanics (5.7 percent)—showed little or no change in November.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Unemployment rate in November 2007 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2007/dec/wk2/art01.htm (visited April 17, 2015).
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