August 07, 2007
The unemployment rate (4.6 percent) was about unchanged in July.
In July, the unemployment rates for adult men (4.2 percent), teenagers (15.2 percent), whites (4.2 percent), blacks (8.0 percent), and Hispanics (5.9 percent) were little changed. The unemployment rate for adult women edged up to 4.1 percent.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Unemployment rates by demographics, July 2007 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2007/aug/wk1/art02.htm (visited April 30, 2016).
Employment and Wages in Healthcare Occupations
Healthcare occupations are a significant percentage of U.S. employment. Some of the largest and highest paying occupations are in healthcare. This Spotlight examines employment and wages for healthcare occupations.
Fifty years of looking at changes in peoples lives
Longitudinal surveys help us understand long-term changes, such as how events that happened when a person was in high school affect labor market success as an adult.