12 April 2012

Unemployment Rate Forecast In USA(2012)

              *The number of unemployed persons (12.7 million) and the unemployment rate (8.2 percent) were both little changed in March.

               *Among the major worker groups, the unemployment rates for adult men (7.6 percent), adult women (7.4 percent), teenagers (25.0 percent), whites (7.3 percent), blacks (14.0 percent), and Hispanics (10.3 percent) showed little or no change in March. The jobless rate for Asians was 6.2 percent,
not seasonally adjusted.

                 *The number of long-term unemployed (those jobless for 27 weeks and over) was essentially unchanged at 5.3 million in March. These individuals accounted for 42.5 percent of the unemployed. Since April 2010, the number of long-term unemployed has fallen by 1.4 million.



Mar 2012 8.20
Apr 2012 8.2
May 2012 8.1
Jun 2012 8.0
Jul 2012 7.8
Aug 2012 7.9
Sep 2012 8.3

1 comment:

  1. Maybe the reason that a lot of people will be unemployed this March 2012 is because of the new graduates that don't seem to land a job that easily. This forecast is pretty accurate and can be used for my report. Thank you!