Unemployment Disproportionately Hurts Minority Racial and Ethnic Groups
U.S. Unemployment Rate
July 2012: 8.3%
June 2012: 8.2%
May 2012: 8.2%
April 2012: 8.1%
December 2007: 5.0%
Unemployment Rate by Race
Unemployment Rate by Race and Gender
Unemployment Rate by Educational Attainment
Note: All figures use seasonally-adjusted data.
Source: CLASP, based on data from the Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics (September 2012). Recession data from the National Bureau of Economic Research.