# Graph: Unemployment Rate, Per Cent of Persons Unemployed 15 Weeks and Over for United States

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(a) Unemployment Rate, Per Cent of Persons Unemployed 15 Weeks and Over for United States, Percent, Seasonally Adjusted (M08320USM156SNBR)
These Figures Represent The Number Of Persons Unemployed 15 Weeks And Over As A Per Cent Of The Total Civilian Labor Force. Beginning In 1960, Data Include Alaska And Hawaii. Population Data From The 1960 Census Were Introduced In April 1962. This Resulted In A Slight Reduction In Labor Force Totals, But None In The Estimates Of Unemployment. Population Data From The 1950 Census Were Used Prior To April 1962. Source: Bureau Of Labor Statistics, Monthly Report On The Labor Force, March, 1969, P. 161, For 1948-1968 Data, And Subsequent Issues Of Monthly Report On The Labor Force Thereafter.

This NBER data series m08320 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter08.html.

NBER Indicator: m08320

Unemployment Rate, Per Cent of Persons Unemployed 15 Weeks and Over for United States

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