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State of the US Labor Market (in one big chart)

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On May 6, 2013 @ 11:30 am In Data Analysis,Digital Media,Employment | Comments Disabled


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apr-employment-overview [1]


Fascinating way to look at the breakdown of various parties in the US labor market, via Ritchie King of Quartz [2].

It shows U3 and U6 — the complete breakdown of employment status for all Americans age 16 and above, including: Full time workers, part time (by choice, and Involuntary) Unemployed (both looking and stopped looking), and Not in Labor Force.



Unemployment Reporting: A Modest Proposal (U3 + U6) [3] (June 12th, 2008)


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[1] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/apr-employment-overview.png

[2] Quartz: http://qz.com/81095/the-complete-us-jobs-report-for-april-in-two-simple-charts/

[3] Unemployment Reporting: A Modest Proposal (U3 + U6): http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2008/06/unemployment-reporting-a-modest-proposal-u3-u6/

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