When was the US unemployment rate 25 percent?
The Official Unemployment rate (U-3) in US for August 2011 was 9.1. Below are the other unemployment rates in US for August 2011 : U-1 Unemployment rate : 5.4 U-2 Unemployment rate : 5.3 U-3 Unemployment rate : 9.1 U-4 Unemployment rate : 9.7 U-5 Unemployment rate : 10.6 U-6 Unemployment rate : 16.2
What's the percentage between US ans EU unemployment. The US unemployment is 8.5 percent the EU27 10.4 percent .Is EU unemployment 22 percent higher than the US or 1.9 percent?
Actually, the US only considers those who are currently unemployed and recieving unemployment benefits. The EU considers anyone of working age and healthy enough to work. Thus the actual unemployment rate in the US is more likely to be around 23% Statistics on most everything are typically skewed. Best to do research before getting nit picky on numbers!
In 1930, after the stockmarket crash and the first bank runs, unemployment rose from 3.2 to 8.7 percent. Here are the figures for the unemployment rate ih the Great Depression through 1938: 1929 - 3.2 percent 1930 - 8.7 percent 1931 - 15.9 percent 1932 - 23.6 percent 1933 - 24.9 percent (the highest during the Great Depression) 1934 - 21.7 percent 1935 - 20.1 percent 1936 - 16.9 percent 1937 - 14.3 percent 1938…
The United States has a higher unemployment rate than Canada at this time. For several decades Canada typically had reported its unemployment rate as somewhat higher than the US rate. For example, in June 2008 the reported unemployment in the US was 5.5 percent and 6.1% in Canada. However, a closer examination reveals that the two countries measure the unemployment rate differently. Craig Riddell, a University of British Columbia economist, found that a 0.9% difference…
It is well known that in a free market economy, such as the one in the US, 100% employment is not realistic. The measure of a healthy amount of unemployment is based on prosperous times and the steady amount of unemployment that goes along with it. Using that as a criteria, then an unemployment rate of 4.5 to 5% is normal and expected. The lower the better of course.
The average percent of unemployed people during the time period between 1929 and 1941 was about 25-35% in the United States. Toledo, Canada, which was affected by the depression the most, had an overall unemployment rate of 80%. I found these figures for unemployment rates in the US during the Great Depression. 1930--3.2 percent 1931--15.9 percent 1932--23.6 percent 1933--24.9 percent 1934--21.7 percent 1935--20.1 percent 1936--16.9 percent 1937--14.3 percent 1938--19.0 percent 1939--17.2 percent
As of October, 2009 the unemployment rate in the US was 10.2%. See the Related Link below. According to the Tribune Washington Bureau's reporter, Peter Nicholas on November 27, 2009 the US unemployment rate was 10.2 % and nearly 16 million people were unemployed. According to the U. S. Department of Labor , the unemployment rate for Sept. 2009 was 9.8%. For a complete, recent history of unemployment rates, see the Related Link below.
Does the overall unemployment rate provide an accurate picture of the impact of unemployment on all US population groups?
According to the Tribune Washington Bureau's reporter, Peter Nicholas on November 27, 2009 the US unemployment rate was 10.2 % and nearly 16 million people were unemployed. According to the U. S. Department of Labor , the unemployment rate for Sept. 2009 was 9.8%. For a complete, recent history of unemployment rates, see the Related Link below.
The impact of higher rate of unemployment of a country is immense. It becomes the primary duty of the country to reduce the unemployment rate to a controllable level as generation of employment through creation of more industries is a positive indicator of economic growth of the country.The US economy under President Obama is reviving have been able to reduce the unemployment rate, by generating more enemployment.
As of July 8, 2009, the national unemployment rate in the US was 9.7%. For current information, you can easily access reports from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics by using Google's public data search. The above statistic was found at www.google.com with the query "unemployment rate USA". You can also specify by state and county.