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Unemployment Rate for United States

1946-12: 4.16 Percent  
Monthly, Seasonally Adjusted, M0892BUSM156SNBR, Updated: 2012-08-17 2:29 PM CDT
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Series Is Presented Here As Three Variables--(1)--Seasonally Adjusted, 1929-1942 (2)--Seasonally Adjusted, 1940-1946 (3)--Original Data, 1947-1966. Data Are Unemployment Expressed As A Percentage Of The Civilian Labor Force. Source: United States Bureau Of The Census, Current Population Reports: Labor Force Series P-50, Nos. 2, 13, And 19 (1940-1946, 1947-1948, And 1949 Annual Reports). Data Were Derived From NBER Series On Unemployment And Civilian Labor Force.

This NBER data series m08292b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at

NBER Indicator: m08292b

Source: National Bureau of Economic Research

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database

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National Bureau of Economic Research, Unemployment Rate for United States [M0892BUSM156SNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, February 11, 2016.

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