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Young adult employment during the recent recession

Chart 3. Percentage of young men employed during the 80 weeks of December 2007 to June 2009
Week Birth years 1982-1983, Dec 2007-June 2009 Birth years 1980-1981, Dec 2007-June 2009

1

84.6 86.9

2

84.8 86.8

3

84.3 86.5

4

83.0 86.1

5

83.6 86.5

6

83.5 85.9

7

84.3 85.7

8

84.0 85.7

9

84.2 86.3

10

83.8 85.7

11

84.2 86.1

12

83.7 86.0

13

83.7 86.5

14

83.2 86.0

15

83.1 86.5

16

83.6 85.7

17

83.4 85.3

18

84.1 85.6

19

83.9 85.6

20

84.1 85.8

21

83.9 86.1

22

83.8 86.7

23

83.4 86.7

24

83.7 87.0

25

83.7 86.6

26

83.8 86.7

27

84.6 87.0

28

84.3 86.4

29

84.8 86.6

30

84.0 87.2

31

83.8 87.0

32

84.0 86.8

33

84.1 87.0

34

84.1 87.1

35

84.5 87.0

36

83.9 86.9

37

84.4 86.6

38

84.1 86.7

39

83.8 86.7

40

83.5 87.0

41

83.1 86.8

42

83.5 86.9

43

83.3 87.0

44

83.8 87.5

45

83.5 87.1

46

83.4 87.2

47

83.2 87.0

48

83.0 86.1

49

82.3 86.1

50

83.1 85.4

51

82.8 85.5

52

82.3 85.5

53

82.2 84.8

54

82.2 85.1

55

82.2 85.0

56

80.7 83.7

57

81.4 83.6

58

80.4 84.4

59

80.2 83.9

60

79.7 83.5

61

79.6 83.3

62

79.9 83.3

63

79.1 82.9

64

79.2 83.2

65

78.7 83.1

66

79.5 84.1

67

79.3 84.3

68

79.2 84.3

69

78.9 84.0

70

79.9 84.4

71

79.5 84.0

72

79.9 83.8

73

79.6 83.6

74

80.1 84.3

75

80.1 84.2

76

80.7 83.8

77

80.3 83.6

78

80.2 83.8

79

80.5 83.1

80

79.8 82.5

These data featured in the Issues in Labor Statistics article, Young adult employment during the recent recession

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