State of the US Labor Market (in one big chart)

 

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apr-employment-overview

 

Fascinating way to look at the breakdown of various parties in the US labor market, via Ritchie King of Quartz.

It shows U3 and U6 — the complete breakdown of employment status for all Americans age 16 and above, including: Full time workers, part time (by choice, and Involuntary) Unemployed (both looking and stopped looking), and Not in Labor Force.

 

 

Previously:
Unemployment Reporting: A Modest Proposal (U3 + U6) (June 12th, 2008)

 

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