February 2012

BLS Spotlight on Statistics: The Recession of 20072009

Chart Data

Employment of Young Adults

 

Percent of young adults employed each week, by sex January 2006–June 2009
Week Young men Young women

Week 1, 2006

83% 86%

Week 2, 2006

83 76

Week 3, 2006

84 76

Week 4, 2006

84 76

Week 5, 2006

84 77

Week 6, 2006

84 77

Week 7, 2006

84 77

Week 8, 2006

84 76

Week 9, 2006

85 77

Week 10, 2006

85 76

Week 11, 2006

85 77

Week 12, 2006

85 76

Week 13, 2006

86 77

Week 14, 2006

85 77

Week 15, 2006

86 77

Week 16, 2006

85 77

Week 17, 2006

85 77

Week 18, 2006

85 77

Week 19, 2006

85 76

Week 20, 2006

85 76

Week 21, 2006

86 76

Week 22, 2006

86 77

Week 23, 2006

86 76

Week 24, 2006

87 76

Week 25, 2006

86 76

Week 26, 2006

87 77

Week 27, 2006

86 76

Week 28, 2006

86 76

Week 29, 2006

86 76

Week 30, 2006

86 77

Week 31, 2006

87 77

Week 32, 2006

86 77

Week 33, 2006

86 77

Week 34, 2006

85 77

Week 35, 2006

86 78

Week 36, 2006

86 78

Week 37, 2006

87 78

Week 38, 2006

87 78

Week 39, 2006

87 78

Week 40, 2006

87 78

Week 41, 2006

87 78

Week 42, 2006

87 78

Week 43, 2006

88 78

Week 44, 2006

88 79

Week 45, 2006

88 79

Week 46, 2006

87 79

Week 47, 2006

87 79

Week 48, 2006

87 79

Week 49, 2006

86 79

Week 50, 2006

86 79

Week 51, 2006

85 78

Week 52, 2006

85 77

Week 1, 2007

85 78

Week 2, 2007

85 78

Week 3, 2007

86 78

Week 4, 2007

86 77

Week 5, 2007

86 78

Week 6, 2007

86 77

Week 7, 2007

86 77

Week 8, 2007

86 77

Week 9, 2007

86 78

Week 10, 2007

86 78

Week 11, 2007

86 78

Week 12, 2007

86 78

Week 13, 2007

86 78

Week 14, 2007

87 78

Week 15, 2007

86 79

Week 16, 2007

87 79

Week 17, 2007

87 79

Week 18, 2007

88 79

Week 19, 2007

88 78

Week 20, 2007

88 78

Week 21, 2007

88 77

Week 22, 2007

88 78

Week 23, 2007

87 77

Week 24, 2007

88 77

Week 25, 2007

88 77

Week 26, 2007

87 77

Week 27, 2007

87 77

Week 28, 2007

87 77

Week 29, 2007

87 77

Week 30, 2007

87 77

Week 31, 2007

87 77

Week 32, 2007

87 77

Week 33, 2007

87 77

Week 34, 2007

86 77

Week 35, 2007

88 77

Week 36, 2007

88 77

Week 37, 2007

87 77

Week 38, 2007

88 77

Week 39, 2007

88 78

Week 40, 2007

88 78

Week 41, 2007

88 78

Week 42, 2007

88 78

Week 43, 2007

88 78

Week 44, 2007

88 79

Week 45, 2007

87 79

Week 46, 2007

87 79

Week 47, 2007

87 79

Week 48, 2007

87 79

Week 49, 2007

87 78

Week 50, 2007

87 78

Week 51, 2007

86 79

Week 52, 2007

86 77

Week 1, 2008

86 78

Week 2, 2008

86 78

Week 3, 2008

86 78

Week 4, 2008

86 78

Week 5, 2008

86 79

Week 6, 2008

86 78

Week 7, 2008

86 78

Week 8, 2008

86 78

Week 9, 2008

87 78

Week 10, 2008

86 78

Week 11, 2008

87 79

Week 12, 2008

86 79

Week 13, 2008

85 78

Week 14, 2008

86 78

Week 15, 2008

86 78

Week 16, 2008

86 78

Week 17, 2008

86 78

Week 18, 2008

87 79

Week 19, 2008

87 78

Week 20, 2008

87 79

Week 21, 2008

87 79

Week 22, 2008

87 79

Week 23, 2008

87 79

Week 24, 2008

86 78

Week 25, 2008

87 78

Week 26, 2008

87 77

Week 27, 2008

87 78

Week 28, 2008

87 78

Week 29, 2008

87 78

Week 30, 2008

87 79

Week 31, 2008

87 78

Week 32, 2008

87 78

Week 33, 2008

87 78

Week 34, 2008

87 78

Week 35, 2008

87 78

Week 36, 2008

87 78

Week 37, 2008

87 78

Week 38, 2008

87 78

Week 39, 2008

87 78

Week 40, 2008

87 78

Week 41, 2008

87 78

Week 42, 2008

87 77

Week 43, 2008

87 77

Week 44, 2008

86 78

Week 45, 2008

86 77

Week 46, 2008

85 77

Week 47, 2008

85 77

Week 48, 2008

85 77

Week 49, 2008

85 77

Week 50, 2008

85 77

Week 51, 2008

85 77

Week 52, 2008

84 75

Week 1, 2009

83 75

Week 2, 2009

84 75

Week 3, 2009

84 75

Week 4, 2009

83 75

Week 5, 2009

83 74

Week 6, 2009

83 74

Week 7, 2009

83 74

Week 8, 2009

83 74

Week 9, 2009

83 74

Week 10, 2009

84 74

Week 11, 2009

84 74

Week 12, 2009

84 74

Week 13, 2009

84 74

Week 14, 2009

84 74

Week 15, 2009

84 74

Week 16, 2009

84 74

Week 17, 2009

84 74

Week 18, 2009

84 74

Week 19, 2009

84 74

Week 20, 2009

84 73

Week 21, 2009

83 73

Week 22, 2009

84 73

Week 23, 2009

83 74

Week 24, 2009

82 73

NOTE: Young adults are those who were born in the years 1980 and 1981 and thus were ages 25 to 26 by December of 2006.

Source: National Longitudinal Surveys | Chart

 

 

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