Unemployment rates by demographics, January 2007
February 06, 2007
The number of unemployed persons (7.0 million) and the unemployment rate (4.6 percent) were about unchanged in January 2007 compared with December 2006.
Over the month, the unemployment rate for Hispanics (5.7 percent) increased. The rates for the other major worker groups—adult men (4.1 percent), adult women (4.0 percent), teenagers (15.0 percent), whites (4.1 percent), and blacks (8.0 percent)—were little changed.
The data in this report are from the Current Population Survey and are seasonally adjusted. For more information, see "The Employment Situation: January 2007" (PDF) (TXT), news release USDL 07-0159.
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