July 09, 2007
The number of unemployed persons (6.9 million) was essentially unchanged in June, and the unemployment rate held at 4.5 percent.
The jobless rate has ranged from 4.4 to 4.6 percent since September 2006.
Over the month, the unemployment rates for adult men (4.1 percent), adult women (3.9 percent), teenagers (15.8 percent), whites (4.0 percent), blacks (8.5 percent), and Hispanics (5.7 percent) showed little or no change.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Editor's Desk, Unemployment rate in June 2007 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2007/jul/wk2/art01.htm (visited September 02, 2014).
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