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United States Unemployment, 1948 to July 2019.

US unemployment rate average per year from 1948 to 2019 using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey.”

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Data compiled from Bureau of Labor Statistics, “Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey," accessed July 2019... (read more)

Data compiled from Bureau of Labor Statistics, “Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey," accessed July 2019.

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This source shows that the current unemployment rate as of July 2019 is approximately 37% It also demonstrates that unemployment between 1948 and 2019 was at its highest in 1983 at approximately 11% and at its lowest in 1952–5... (read more)

This source shows that the current unemployment rate as of July 2019 is approximately 3.7%. It also demonstrates that unemployment between 1948 and 2019 was at its highest in 1983 at approximately 11% and at its lowest in 1952–53 at around 3%.

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