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  • U.S. Dollars, Annual, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    Occupation refers to the occupation in which the reference person received the most earnings during the survey period. The reference person is the first member mentioned by the respondent when asked to "Start with the name of the person or one of the persons who owns or rents the home." It is with respect to this person that the relationship of the other consumer unit members is determined. For more details about the data or the survey, visit the FAQs (https://www.bls.gov/cex/csxfaqs.htm).

  • U.S. Dollars, Annual, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    Education refers to the reference person's education level, where the reference person is the first member mentioned by the respondent when asked to "Start with the name of the person or one of the persons who owns or rents the home." It is with respect to this person that the relationship of the other consumer unit members is determined. For more details about the data or the survey, visit the FAQs (https://www.bls.gov/cex/csxfaqs.htm).

  • U.S. Dollars, Annual, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    Highest education refers to the highest education level of any member in the consumer unit. A consumer unit comprises either: (1) all members of a particular household who are related by blood, marriage, adoption, or other legal arrangements; (2) a person living alone or sharing a household with others or living as a roomer in a private home or lodging house or in permanent living quarters in a hotel or motel, but who is financially independent; or (3) two or more persons living together who use their income to make joint expenditure decisions. Financial independence is determined by the three major expense categories: Housing, food, and other living expenses. To be considered financially independent, at least two of the three major expense categories have to be provided entirely, or in part, by the respondent. For more details about the data or the survey, visit the FAQs (https://www.bls.gov/cex/csxfaqs.htm).

  • U.S. Dollars, Annual, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    Occupation refers to the occupation in which the reference person received the most earnings during the survey period. The reference person is the first member mentioned by the respondent when asked to "Start with the name of the person or one of the persons who owns or rents the home." It is with respect to this person that the relationship of the other consumer unit members is determined. For more details about the data or the survey, visit the FAQs (https://www.bls.gov/cex/csxfaqs.htm).

  • U.S. Dollars, Annual, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    Highest education refers to the highest education level of any member in the consumer unit. A consumer unit comprises either: (1) all members of a particular household who are related by blood, marriage, adoption, or other legal arrangements; (2) a person living alone or sharing a household with others or living as a roomer in a private home or lodging house or in permanent living quarters in a hotel or motel, but who is financially independent; or (3) two or more persons living together who use their income to make joint expenditure decisions. Financial independence is determined by the three major expense categories: Housing, food, and other living expenses. To be considered financially independent, at least two of the three major expense categories have to be provided entirely, or in part, by the respondent. For more details about the data or the survey, visit the FAQs (https://www.bls.gov/cex/csxfaqs.htm).

  • Percent, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The unemployment rate represents the number unemployed as a percent of the labor force. The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)'.

  • Percent, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The unemployment rate represents the number unemployed as a percent of the labor force. The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)'.

  • Percent, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The unemployment rate represents the number unemployed as a percent of the labor force. The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)'.

  • Percent, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The unemployment rate represents the number unemployed as a percent of the labor force. The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)'.

  • Percent, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The unemployment rate represents the number unemployed as a percent of the labor force. To obtain estimates of women worker employment, the ratio of weighted women employees to the weighted all employees in the sample is assumed to equal the same ratio in the universe. The current month's women worker ratio, thus, is estimated and then multiplied by the all-employee estimate. The weighted-difference-link-and-taper formula (described in the source) is used to estimate the current month's women worker ratio. This formula adds the change in the matched sample's women worker ratio (the weighted-difference link) to the prior month's estimate, which has been slightly modified to reflect changes in the sample composition (the taper).

  • Percent, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The unemployment rate represents the number unemployed as a percent of the labor force. The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)'.

  • Percent, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The unemployment rate represents the number unemployed as a percent of the labor force. The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)'.

  • Percent, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The unemployment rate represents the number unemployed as a percent of the labor force. To obtain estimates of women worker employment, the ratio of weighted women employees to the weighted all employees in the sample is assumed to equal the same ratio in the universe. The current month's women worker ratio, thus, is estimated and then multiplied by the all-employee estimate. The weighted-difference-link-and-taper formula (described in the source) is used to estimate the current month's women worker ratio. This formula adds the change in the matched sample's women worker ratio (the weighted-difference link) to the prior month's estimate, which has been slightly modified to reflect changes in the sample composition (the taper).

  • Percent, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The unemployment rate represents the number unemployed as a percent of the labor force. The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)'.

  • Percent, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The unemployment rate represents the number unemployed as a percent of the labor force. The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)'.

  • Percent, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The unemployment rate represents the number unemployed as a percent of the labor force. To obtain estimates of women worker employment, the ratio of weighted women employees to the weighted all employees in the sample is assumed to equal the same ratio in the universe. The current month's women worker ratio, thus, is estimated and then multiplied by the all-employee estimate. The weighted-difference-link-and-taper formula (described in the source) is used to estimate the current month's women worker ratio. This formula adds the change in the matched sample's women worker ratio (the weighted-difference link) to the prior month's estimate, which has been slightly modified to reflect changes in the sample composition (the taper).

  • Percent, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The unemployment rate represents the number unemployed as a percent of the labor force. The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)'.

  • Percent, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The unemployment rate represents the number unemployed as a percent of the labor force. The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)'.

  • Percent, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The unemployment rate represents the number unemployed as a percent of the labor force. The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)'.

  • Thousands of Persons, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    People are classified as unemployed if they meet all of the following criteria: they had no employment during the reference week; they were available for work at that time; and they made specific efforts to find employment sometime during the 4-week period ending with the reference week. Persons laid off from a job and expecting recall need not be looking for work to be counted as unemployed. The unemployment data derived from the household survey in no way depend upon the eligibility for or receipt of unemployment insurance benefits. The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)'.

  • Thousands of Persons, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    People are classified as unemployed if they meet all of the following criteria: they had no employment during the reference week; they were available for work at that time; and they made specific efforts to find employment sometime during the 4-week period ending with the reference week. Persons laid off from a job and expecting recall need not be looking for work to be counted as unemployed. The unemployment data derived from the household survey in no way depend upon the eligibility for or receipt of unemployment insurance benefits. The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)'.

  • Thousands of Persons, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    People are classified as unemployed if they meet all of the following criteria: they had no employment during the reference week; they were available for work at that time; and they made specific efforts to find employment sometime during the 4-week period ending with the reference week. Persons laid off from a job and expecting recall need not be looking for work to be counted as unemployed. The unemployment data derived from the household survey in no way depend upon the eligibility for or receipt of unemployment insurance benefits. The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)'.

  • Thousands of Persons, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    People are classified as unemployed if they meet all of the following criteria: they had no employment during the reference week; they were available for work at that time; and they made specific efforts to find employment sometime during the 4-week period ending with the reference week. Persons laid off from a job and expecting recall need not be looking for work to be counted as unemployed. The unemployment data derived from the household survey in no way depend upon the eligibility for or receipt of unemployment insurance benefits. The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)'.

  • Thousands of Persons, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    People are classified as unemployed if they meet all of the following criteria: they had no employment during the reference week; they were available for work at that time; and they made specific efforts to find employment sometime during the 4-week period ending with the reference week. Persons laid off from a job and expecting recall need not be looking for work to be counted as unemployed. The unemployment data derived from the household survey in no way depend upon the eligibility for or receipt of unemployment insurance benefits. The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)'.

  • Thousands of Persons, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    People are classified as unemployed if they meet all of the following criteria: they had no employment during the reference week; they were available for work at that time; and they made specific efforts to find employment sometime during the 4-week period ending with the reference week. Persons laid off from a job and expecting recall need not be looking for work to be counted as unemployed. The unemployment data derived from the household survey in no way depend upon the eligibility for or receipt of unemployment insurance benefits. The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)'.

  • Thousands of Persons, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    People are classified as unemployed if they meet all of the following criteria: they had no employment during the reference week; they were available for work at that time; and they made specific efforts to find employment sometime during the 4-week period ending with the reference week. Persons laid off from a job and expecting recall need not be looking for work to be counted as unemployed. The unemployment data derived from the household survey in no way depend upon the eligibility for or receipt of unemployment insurance benefits. The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)'.

  • Thousands of Persons, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    People are classified as unemployed if they meet all of the following criteria: they had no employment during the reference week; they were available for work at that time; and they made specific efforts to find employment sometime during the 4-week period ending with the reference week. Persons laid off from a job and expecting recall need not be looking for work to be counted as unemployed. The unemployment data derived from the household survey in no way depend upon the eligibility for or receipt of unemployment insurance benefits. The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)'.

  • Thousands of Persons, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    People are classified as unemployed if they meet all of the following criteria: they had no employment during the reference week; they were available for work at that time; and they made specific efforts to find employment sometime during the 4-week period ending with the reference week. Persons laid off from a job and expecting recall need not be looking for work to be counted as unemployed. The unemployment data derived from the household survey in no way depend upon the eligibility for or receipt of unemployment insurance benefits. The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)'.

  • Thousands of Persons, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    People are classified as unemployed if they meet all of the following criteria: they had no employment during the reference week; they were available for work at that time; and they made specific efforts to find employment sometime during the 4-week period ending with the reference week. Persons laid off from a job and expecting recall need not be looking for work to be counted as unemployed. The unemployment data derived from the household survey in no way depend upon the eligibility for or receipt of unemployment insurance benefits. The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)'.

  • Thousands of Persons, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    People are classified as unemployed if they meet all of the following criteria: they had no employment during the reference week; they were available for work at that time; and they made specific efforts to find employment sometime during the 4-week period ending with the reference week. Persons laid off from a job and expecting recall need not be looking for work to be counted as unemployed. The unemployment data derived from the household survey in no way depend upon the eligibility for or receipt of unemployment insurance benefits. The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)'.

  • Thousands of Persons, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    People are classified as unemployed if they meet all of the following criteria: they had no employment during the reference week; they were available for work at that time; and they made specific efforts to find employment sometime during the 4-week period ending with the reference week. Persons laid off from a job and expecting recall need not be looking for work to be counted as unemployed. The unemployment data derived from the household survey in no way depend upon the eligibility for or receipt of unemployment insurance benefits. To obtain estimates of women worker employment, the ratio of weighted women employees to the weighted all employees in the sample is assumed to equal the same ratio in the universe. The current month's women worker ratio, thus, is estimated and then multiplied by the all-employee estimate. The weighted-difference-link-and-taper formula (described in the source) is used to estimate the current month's women worker ratio. This formula adds the change in the matched sample's women worker ratio (the weighted-difference link) to the prior month's estimate, which has been slightly modified to reflect changes in the sample composition (the taper).

  • Thousands of Persons, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    People are classified as unemployed if they meet all of the following criteria: they had no employment during the reference week; they were available for work at that time; and they made specific efforts to find employment sometime during the 4-week period ending with the reference week. Persons laid off from a job and expecting recall need not be looking for work to be counted as unemployed. The unemployment data derived from the household survey in no way depend upon the eligibility for or receipt of unemployment insurance benefits. To obtain estimates of women worker employment, the ratio of weighted women employees to the weighted all employees in the sample is assumed to equal the same ratio in the universe. The current month's women worker ratio, thus, is estimated and then multiplied by the all-employee estimate. The weighted-difference-link-and-taper formula (described in the source) is used to estimate the current month's women worker ratio. This formula adds the change in the matched sample's women worker ratio (the weighted-difference link) to the prior month's estimate, which has been slightly modified to reflect changes in the sample composition (the taper).

  • Thousands of Persons, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    People are classified as unemployed if they meet all of the following criteria: they had no employment during the reference week; they were available for work at that time; and they made specific efforts to find employment sometime during the 4-week period ending with the reference week. Persons laid off from a job and expecting recall need not be looking for work to be counted as unemployed. The unemployment data derived from the household survey in no way depend upon the eligibility for or receipt of unemployment insurance benefits. To obtain estimates of women worker employment, the ratio of weighted women employees to the weighted all employees in the sample is assumed to equal the same ratio in the universe. The current month's women worker ratio, thus, is estimated and then multiplied by the all-employee estimate. The weighted-difference-link-and-taper formula (described in the source) is used to estimate the current month's women worker ratio. This formula adds the change in the matched sample's women worker ratio (the weighted-difference link) to the prior month's estimate, which has been slightly modified to reflect changes in the sample composition (the taper).

  • Percent, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)' The source code is: LNU04032239

  • Percent, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)' The source code is: LNU04032217

  • Thousands of Persons, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)' The source code is: LNU03032239

  • Percent, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)' The source code is: LNU04032215

  • Thousands of Persons, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)' The source code is: LNU03032215

  • Thousands of Persons, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)' The source code is: LNU03032217

  • Percent, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The unemployment rate represents the number unemployed as a percent of the labor force. The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)'.

  • Thousands of Persons, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    People are classified as unemployed if they meet all of the following criteria: they had no employment during the reference week; they were available for work at that time; and they made specific efforts to find employment sometime during the 4-week period ending with the reference week. Persons laid off from a job and expecting recall need not be looking for work to be counted as unemployed. The unemployment data derived from the household survey in no way depend upon the eligibility for or receipt of unemployment insurance benefits. To obtain estimates of women worker employment, the ratio of weighted women employees to the weighted all employees in the sample is assumed to equal the same ratio in the universe. The current month's women worker ratio, thus, is estimated and then multiplied by the all-employee estimate. The weighted-difference-link-and-taper formula (described in the source) is used to estimate the current month's women worker ratio. This formula adds the change in the matched sample's women worker ratio (the weighted-difference link) to the prior month's estimate, which has been slightly modified to reflect changes in the sample composition (the taper).

  • Thousands of Persons, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    People are classified as unemployed if they meet all of the following criteria: they had no employment during the reference week; they were available for work at that time; and they made specific efforts to find employment sometime during the 4-week period ending with the reference week. Persons laid off from a job and expecting recall need not be looking for work to be counted as unemployed. The unemployment data derived from the household survey in no way depend upon the eligibility for or receipt of unemployment insurance benefits. To obtain estimates of women worker employment, the ratio of weighted women employees to the weighted all employees in the sample is assumed to equal the same ratio in the universe. The current month's women worker ratio, thus, is estimated and then multiplied by the all-employee estimate. The weighted-difference-link-and-taper formula (described in the source) is used to estimate the current month's women worker ratio. This formula adds the change in the matched sample's women worker ratio (the weighted-difference link) to the prior month's estimate, which has been slightly modified to reflect changes in the sample composition (the taper).

  • Thousands of Persons, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    People are classified as unemployed if they meet all of the following criteria: they had no employment during the reference week; they were available for work at that time; and they made specific efforts to find employment sometime during the 4-week period ending with the reference week. Persons laid off from a job and expecting recall need not be looking for work to be counted as unemployed. The unemployment data derived from the household survey in no way depend upon the eligibility for or receipt of unemployment insurance benefits. To obtain estimates of women worker employment, the ratio of weighted women employees to the weighted all employees in the sample is assumed to equal the same ratio in the universe. The current month's women worker ratio, thus, is estimated and then multiplied by the all-employee estimate. The weighted-difference-link-and-taper formula (described in the source) is used to estimate the current month's women worker ratio. This formula adds the change in the matched sample's women worker ratio (the weighted-difference link) to the prior month's estimate, which has been slightly modified to reflect changes in the sample composition (the taper).

  • Thousands of Persons, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    People are classified as unemployed if they meet all of the following criteria: they had no employment during the reference week; they were available for work at that time; and they made specific efforts to find employment sometime during the 4-week period ending with the reference week. Persons laid off from a job and expecting recall need not be looking for work to be counted as unemployed. The unemployment data derived from the household survey in no way depend upon the eligibility for or receipt of unemployment insurance benefits. The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)'.

  • Percent, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The unemployment rate represents the number unemployed as a percent of the labor force. To obtain estimates of women worker employment, the ratio of weighted women employees to the weighted all employees in the sample is assumed to equal the same ratio in the universe. The current month's women worker ratio, thus, is estimated and then multiplied by the all-employee estimate. The weighted-difference-link-and-taper formula (described in the source) is used to estimate the current month's women worker ratio. This formula adds the change in the matched sample's women worker ratio (the weighted-difference link) to the prior month's estimate, which has been slightly modified to reflect changes in the sample composition (the taper).

  • Percent, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The unemployment rate represents the number unemployed as a percent of the labor force. To obtain estimates of women worker employment, the ratio of weighted women employees to the weighted all employees in the sample is assumed to equal the same ratio in the universe. The current month's women worker ratio, thus, is estimated and then multiplied by the all-employee estimate. The weighted-difference-link-and-taper formula (described in the source) is used to estimate the current month's women worker ratio. This formula adds the change in the matched sample's women worker ratio (the weighted-difference link) to the prior month's estimate, which has been slightly modified to reflect changes in the sample composition (the taper).

  • Percent, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The unemployment rate represents the number unemployed as a percent of the labor force. The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)'.

  • Percent, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The unemployment rate represents the number unemployed as a percent of the labor force. To obtain estimates of women worker employment, the ratio of weighted women employees to the weighted all employees in the sample is assumed to equal the same ratio in the universe. The current month's women worker ratio, thus, is estimated and then multiplied by the all-employee estimate. The weighted-difference-link-and-taper formula (described in the source) is used to estimate the current month's women worker ratio. This formula adds the change in the matched sample's women worker ratio (the weighted-difference link) to the prior month's estimate, which has been slightly modified to reflect changes in the sample composition (the taper).

  • Percent, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The unemployment rate represents the number unemployed as a percent of the labor force. The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)'.

  • Thousands of Persons, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    People are classified as unemployed if they meet all of the following criteria: they had no employment during the reference week; they were available for work at that time; and they made specific efforts to find employment sometime during the 4-week period ending with the reference week. Persons laid off from a job and expecting recall need not be looking for work to be counted as unemployed. The unemployment data derived from the household survey in no way depend upon the eligibility for or receipt of unemployment insurance benefits. The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)'.

  • Thousands of Persons, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    People are classified as unemployed if they meet all of the following criteria: they had no employment during the reference week; they were available for work at that time; and they made specific efforts to find employment sometime during the 4-week period ending with the reference week. Persons laid off from a job and expecting recall need not be looking for work to be counted as unemployed. The unemployment data derived from the household survey in no way depend upon the eligibility for or receipt of unemployment insurance benefits. The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)'.

  • Thousands of Persons, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    People are classified as unemployed if they meet all of the following criteria: they had no employment during the reference week; they were available for work at that time; and they made specific efforts to find employment sometime during the 4-week period ending with the reference week. Persons laid off from a job and expecting recall need not be looking for work to be counted as unemployed. The unemployment data derived from the household survey in no way depend upon the eligibility for or receipt of unemployment insurance benefits. The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)'.

  • Percent, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The unemployment rate represents the number unemployed as a percent of the labor force. The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)'.

  • Percent, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The unemployment rate represents the number unemployed as a percent of the labor force. The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)'.

  • Percent, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The unemployment rate represents the number unemployed as a percent of the labor force. The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)'.

  • Thousands of Persons, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    People are classified as unemployed if they meet all of the following criteria: they had no employment during the reference week; they were available for work at that time; and they made specific efforts to find employment sometime during the 4-week period ending with the reference week. Persons laid off from a job and expecting recall need not be looking for work to be counted as unemployed. The unemployment data derived from the household survey in no way depend upon the eligibility for or receipt of unemployment insurance benefits. To obtain estimates of women worker employment, the ratio of weighted women employees to the weighted all employees in the sample is assumed to equal the same ratio in the universe. The current month's women worker ratio, thus, is estimated and then multiplied by the all-employee estimate. The weighted-difference-link-and-taper formula (described in the source) is used to estimate the current month's women worker ratio. This formula adds the change in the matched sample's women worker ratio (the weighted-difference link) to the prior month's estimate, which has been slightly modified to reflect changes in the sample composition (the taper).

  • Thousands of Persons, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    People are classified as unemployed if they meet all of the following criteria: they had no employment during the reference week; they were available for work at that time; and they made specific efforts to find employment sometime during the 4-week period ending with the reference week. Persons laid off from a job and expecting recall need not be looking for work to be counted as unemployed. The unemployment data derived from the household survey in no way depend upon the eligibility for or receipt of unemployment insurance benefits. To obtain estimates of women worker employment, the ratio of weighted women employees to the weighted all employees in the sample is assumed to equal the same ratio in the universe. The current month's women worker ratio, thus, is estimated and then multiplied by the all-employee estimate. The weighted-difference-link-and-taper formula (described in the source) is used to estimate the current month's women worker ratio. This formula adds the change in the matched sample's women worker ratio (the weighted-difference link) to the prior month's estimate, which has been slightly modified to reflect changes in the sample composition (the taper).

  • Thousands of Persons, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    People are classified as unemployed if they meet all of the following criteria: they had no employment during the reference week; they were available for work at that time; and they made specific efforts to find employment sometime during the 4-week period ending with the reference week. Persons laid off from a job and expecting recall need not be looking for work to be counted as unemployed. The unemployment data derived from the household survey in no way depend upon the eligibility for or receipt of unemployment insurance benefits. To obtain estimates of women worker employment, the ratio of weighted women employees to the weighted all employees in the sample is assumed to equal the same ratio in the universe. The current month's women worker ratio, thus, is estimated and then multiplied by the all-employee estimate. The weighted-difference-link-and-taper formula (described in the source) is used to estimate the current month's women worker ratio. This formula adds the change in the matched sample's women worker ratio (the weighted-difference link) to the prior month's estimate, which has been slightly modified to reflect changes in the sample composition (the taper).

  • Thousands of Persons, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    People are classified as unemployed if they meet all of the following criteria: they had no employment during the reference week; they were available for work at that time; and they made specific efforts to find employment sometime during the 4-week period ending with the reference week. Persons laid off from a job and expecting recall need not be looking for work to be counted as unemployed. The unemployment data derived from the household survey in no way depend upon the eligibility for or receipt of unemployment insurance benefits. The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)'.

  • Thousands of Persons, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    People are classified as unemployed if they meet all of the following criteria: they had no employment during the reference week; they were available for work at that time; and they made specific efforts to find employment sometime during the 4-week period ending with the reference week. Persons laid off from a job and expecting recall need not be looking for work to be counted as unemployed. The unemployment data derived from the household survey in no way depend upon the eligibility for or receipt of unemployment insurance benefits. The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)'.


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