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The number of unemployed and the unemployment rate held at 7.1 million and 4.6 percent, respectively, in August.
The unemployment level and rate were little changed from a year earlier.
In August, the unemployment rates for adult men (4.1 percent), adult women (4.1 percent), teenagers (16.1 percent), whites (4.2 percent), blacks (7.7 percent), and Hispanics (5.5 percent) showed little or no change.
These data are from the Current Population Survey program and are seasonally adjusted. To learn more, see "The Employment Situation: August 2007" (PDF) (TXT), news release USDL 07-1363.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Unemployment rate in August 2007 at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2007/sept/wk2/art02.htm (visited June 09, 2023).