The Full Count: April 2021 Unemployment Data

The Full Count: April 2021 Unemployment Data Officially unemployed: 9.8 million (6.1%) Hidden unemployment: 11.8 million (Includes 5.2 million people working part-time because they can’t find a full-time job; and 6.6 million people who want jobs, but are not actively looking) Total: 21.6 million (12.9% of the labor force) There are 2.7 job-wanters for each available job! For… Read More The Full Count: April 2021 Unemployment Data

“Why Won’t Workers Work?”: The April Jobs Report, and Real Full Employment 

By FRANK STRICKER The federal survey of business and governmental organizations for April 2021, showed that job additions were much lower than expected–266,000 instead of more than expected 900,000. The household survey, from which we get numbers on the labor force and unemployment, showed that more people had jobs. But more were also looking for… Read More “Why Won’t Workers Work?”: The April Jobs Report, and Real Full Employment 

Unemployment Data – November 2016

NOVEMBER 2016 Unemployment Data–the Full Count* (U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS) OFFICIAL UNEMPLOYMENT: 4.6%* [Analyses] White      4.2% African American 8.1% Hispanic 5.7% Asian**            3.0% Persons with a disability**   10.0% Men 20 years and over 4.3% Women 20 years and over 4.2% Teens (16-19 years) 15.2% Black teens 26.6% Officially unemployed 7.4… Read More Unemployment Data – November 2016

Unemployment Data – October 2016

OCTOBER 2016 Unemployment Data–the Full Count* (U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS) OFFICIAL UNEMPLOYMENT: 4.9%*[Analyses] White      4.3% African American 8.6% Hispanic 5.7% Asian**            3.4% Persons with a disability**   9.9% Men 20 years and over 4.6% Women 20 years and over 4.3% Teens (16-19 years) 15.6% Black teens 27.6% Officially unemployed 7.8 million… Read More Unemployment Data – October 2016

Unemployment Data – September 2016

SEPTEMBER 2016 Unemployment Data–the Full Count* (U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS) OFFICIAL UNEMPLOYMENT: 5.0%*[Analyses] White      4.4% African American 8.3% Hispanic 6.4% Asian**            3.9% Persons with a disability**   8.7% Men 20 years and over 4.7% Women 20 years and over 4.4% Teens (16-19 years) 15.8% Black teens 27.2% Officially unemployed 7.9 million… Read More Unemployment Data – September 2016