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Unemployment Rate, Married Males, Spouse Present for United States

1968-01: 1.6 Percent  
Monthly, Seasonally Adjusted, M08311USM156SNBR, Updated: 2012-08-17 2:28 PM CDT
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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, January 1965 For 1954-1964 Data And Subsequent Issues For Following Years. In Addition, See The Business Conditions Digest, February 1966 And Employment And Earnings And Monthly Report On The Labor Force, February 1967.

This NBER data series m08311 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at

NBER Indicator: m08311

Source: National Bureau of Economic Research

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database

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National Bureau of Economic Research, Unemployment Rate, Married Males, Spouse Present for United States [M08311USM156SNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, November 29, 2015.

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