Unemployment in April 2007
May 07, 2007
The number of unemployed persons (6.8 million) and the unemployment rate (4.5 percent) were essentially unchanged in April.
The jobless rate has ranged from 4.4 to 4.6 percent since September 2006.
Over the month, the jobless rates for the major worker groups—adult men (4.0 percent), adult women (3.8 percent), teenagers (15.3 percent), whites (3.9 percent), blacks (8.2 percent), and Hispanics (5.4 percent)—showed little or no change.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Editor's Desk, Unemployment in April 2007 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2007/may/wk1/art01.htm (visited September 18, 2014).
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