Unemployment rate september

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Unemployment rate september

  1. 1. Number of Unemployed13,00012,80012,60012,40012,20012,00011,80011,600 May-12 Jun-12 Jul-12 Aug-12 Sep-12
  2. 2. Labor Participation Rate 63.9 63.8 63.8 63.7 The participation rate dropped(Percentage %) tremendously last month and 63.7 accounted for the reason why unemployment rate dropped in 63.6 August. 63.6 The rate has slightly rebounded in the following month; in 63.5 addition to the increased job generations this aided in 63.5 lowering the unemployment 63.4 63.4 May-12 Jun-12 Jul-12 Aug-12 Sep-12
  3. 3. Unemployment Rate 8.4 8.3 8.2 8.1(Percentage %) 8.0 Keep in mind that this drop in the rate was a 7.9 result of individuals leaving the job market 7.8 “giving up” looking for work (reference labor 7.7 participation rate graph) 7.6 7.5 May-12 Jun-12 Jul-12 Aug-12 Sep-12

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