News about unemployment commentary and archival information about unemployment from the new york times. Black unemployment is at its lowest point on record, yet it's still well above the jobless rate for white, hispanic or asian americans the unemployment. Unemployment estimates as a measure of economic change unemploy-ment estimates as a measure of the level of unemployed manpower and methods by which the present series was estimated 1 the nature of unemployment measures unemployment as measured in statistical series is a residual phe-nomenon. African-american unemployment stands at the lowest rate ever recorded, and hispanic american unemployment has also reached the lowest levels in history,” trump said at the state of the union earlier this week, pointing to december unemployment rates.
African american unemployment peaked after the recession in 2010 and slid downward (though not consistently) ever since when obama started his second term in office, black unemployment was 137 percent. The unemployment rate for african-americans fell to 68 percent in december, the lowest level since the government began tracking such data in 1972. Unemployment rates by age, sex, race, and hispanic or latino white black or african american asian hispanic or latino 1st 2017 1st 2018 1st 2017 1st 2018 1st. The unemployment rate for african-americans reached a record low of 68 percent in december to be sure, there is still a gap between the black rate and the general population rate, but it is a modest 27 percent, regrettable but far. Unemployment insurance reemployment services and eligibility assessment (ui resea) is designed to help ui claimants return to work faster. Black unemployment is at its lowest point on record, yet it’s still well above the jobless rate for white, hispanic or asian americans the unemployment rate for black americans fell to 68% in december, the lowest level since at least 1972 when the labor department began tracking the figure.
President trump touted a low unemployment rate for african-americans during his state of the union, but the reality is more complicated. The unemployment rate for african-americans fell to a 17-year low in september, and the rates for all other major racial and ethnic groups also dropped. The unemployment rate for black americans fell back down to an historic low in february, after spiking up in january just 69 percent of black adults were unemployed in february, according to the bureau of labor statistics, the second-lowest such ratio since the agency has been keeping track the.
In this page you can see united states unemployment rate united states unemployment rate it is the percentage that expresses the proportion of unemployed in us compared to the total active population. Unemployment rates historically are lower for those groups with higher levels of education for example, in may 2016 the unemployment rate for workers over 25 years of age was 25% for college graduates, 51% for those with a high school diploma, and 71% for those without a high school diploma. Labor force status: unemployment rate type of data: us bureau of labor statistics | postal square building, 2 massachusetts avenue, ne washington.
See the latest news and opinion articles on unemployment at us news. The jobless rate for african-americans declined to 68 percent nationally in december after the financial crisis of 2008, the african-american unemployment rate surged, reaching 168 percent in 2010. Jay-z told cnn in a new interview that lower unemployment for the country’s african-american population is not enough, when people in power are still mistreating minorities and others.
This statistic displays the unemployment rate of asian americans from 2000 to 2017 in 2017, the unemployment rate of asian americans stood at 34 percent the overall national unemployment rate was 44 percent in 2017 and can be found here. Washington -- years of steady hiring and economic growth have delivered a cumulative benefit for at least one group that hasn't always shared in america's prosperity the unemployment rate for african-americans fell to 68 percent in december, the lowest level since the government began tracking. A closer look at american unemployment apply unemployment is particularly bad for blacks, latinos, teenagers, and recent college grads. Unemployment unemployment among youth rose by 458,000 from april to july 2017, compared with an increase of 611,000 for the same period in 2016 in july 2017, the youth unemployment rate, at 96 percent, was 19 percentage points lower than last july. The us unemployment rate stood at a 17-year low of 41 percent for the sixth consecutive month in march 2018, slightly above market expectations of 4 percent.