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Dashboard of U.S. Unemployment.

All data are seasonally adjusted and updated through February 2010
Trends Demographic Trends Leading Indicators

Orange line is "official" rate, blue line incudes discouraged and


Change over last 12 Change over last 12 The Underemployed-taking part time work for economic reasons
months Unemployment Rate Ethic/age group % of all unemployed months
part-time workers unable to find full- time work MoM% change last year FEB09 FEB10 YoY% JAN10 MoM%
18% 18% 6%  

   7%
7%  White Women 13% 
13%
 13%

8% !"#$% 9% 9%  All whites 36%  36% &'()*+,-./01 36% dNøNùNúNûNüNýNtNuNGNþNNNNNNNõNNN ’NNN N 0% 8.6MM 8.7MM 1% 8.2MM 5.6%
16% 16% 8% 234567-"89: 9% 9%  White Men 19%  19% ;<=>?@ABCD 19%
Temporary Worker Trends over the last 12 months
10% EFGHIJKLMNOP 3% QRSTUVWXYZ=[
4%
12% 12%  Black Women 4% 
14% 14% MoM% change last year FEB09 FEB10 YoY% JAN10 MoM%
11% \]^_`abcdefg 9% hijklmno]pqr
9%
12% 12%  All Latinos 9% 
14% ERstuvJKwxyz 16% 16%  All Blacks 9%  9% {|}~€‚ƒ„P
9% ÑNÓNÔNÕNÖN×NØNÙNÚNÛNÜNÝNÝNÞNßNàNáN!NâNãNäNäNäNåN 0%
1.9MM 2MM 4% 2MM 2.4%
12% 12%
15% …†‡ˆ‰Š‹Œ6ŽB 18%
18%  Black Men 5%  5% ‘’“”•–—˜™š 5%
Job Quitter Trends over the last 12 months
19% …›œvžŸ= ¡¢ 23% 23%  White Teens 4%  4% £¤¥¦§¨©ª«¬Q 4%
10% 10% MoM% change last year FEB09 FEB10 YoY% JAN10 MoM%
39% ­®¯°±²³´Aµ¶ ·¸¹ºo•»¼½A¾¿
1% 1%
42% 42%  Black Teens 1% 
8% 8% RNN>NçNN%NèNéNêNëNìNíNîNïNðNñNòNwN6NóNôNõNöNoN 0%
0.82MM 0.87MM 6% 0.91MM -5.3%
Age Group
Trend of weekly hours of production, by Industry sector
6% 6% 6% »ÀÁÂÃKL7ÄBÅÆ 7%
7%  55+ 14%  13% 1ÇÈÉÊË~ÌÍÎÏÐ 14%
Last 12 months MoM %
FEB09 MAY09 AUG09 NOV09 FEB10
6% 
   - ŒBPh+
7%
7%  45-54 18%  18% 18% Sector trend  or  Change
7% Öydef 19% ‚!"#E$%& '„
9% 20%
9%  35-44 20%  Total private …N ‡ˆN‰Y‹NŒ ŽõNö‘’N“¬•–N—¥ ™šN›œžŸN ¡ £¤^¦_N§¨§¨N  0.3% 
Orange bars are "official" number unemployed, blue bars 9% …p()*á+Oz,¢ 10% 10%  25-34 22%  23% -./0123Ç4567 22% Goods-producing ªNâ «£N‰Y¬¶N­® °±N²³µ¶N“¬“¬N™š ›œNžŸ ¡N·Ó ¹º»¼½¾N¿ÁÑN  0.8% 
incude discouraged and part-time workers unable to find 13% \89:;<=>?@AB
16%
16%  20-24 16%  16%
7- ¶BC­DEFG 16%
Mining and logging …N ‡ˆNÂÃÄN­® ÅÆNÇVÉÊNËØÍÙNÎÏ ÑÒNÁÑ·ÓNÔ ÖÕזؗN٘½¾N  2.7% 
full-time work.
22% –Õ
HIÁKJÄKL MNOP<QRý0  0.1% 
25% 11%
30MM 25%  16-19 10%  10% Construction …N ÚÛNÜgÞßNàá ãäN­®ÅÆNåGæçNèé ëÜNìíîN ¡ £»¼ïðNÑÒñòN
Manufacturing ªNâ óôNõöÄNøù úûNüýþNNÎÏ N
·ÓNÔ ÖÕ»¼ NÎÏN  0.7% 
25MM Highest education level Durable goods  Nd øNÞßôN N„þNïðN ¿NÁÑ·ÓNÔ ÖÕ‚NÁÑN  1.0% 
4% ¬STUUhT)-- 5%
5%  College Graduates 21%  20%
VWXYZ[\]`á! 21% Wood products N !N…"#N$% '(N)*—¥N™š, N-± ./Nؗ٘N·Ó ¹º0Ö1NëÜ23N  2.4% 
20MM
7% ^_`Wabc/

Åd 8% 8%  Some College 26% 
28%
efghijs9¨Akl 26% Nonmetallic mineral products  Nd 45N6%89N:; ÞßNô<=N>?@ANàá ãäNBCDEN FGNHIJNKLM  1.7% 
8% mnºop!q;Th 11% 11%  High School Graduates 37%  35% rst…^euvwx
37% Primary metals NN. OfNPQNRS UVNWXYZזؗN[\ ]^NÎÏN_ `aNbcdeNfgiN  0.3% 
15MM
13% yz{|},~!
16%
16%  High School Dropouts 16%  17% û€ñcd7‚ƒ„ 16%
Fabricated metal products jN> klNÄ­®N°± UVNno, Np›¿NÁÑ NqrÖÕsE sEזؗNtu٘N  0.4% 
10MM Machinery …N "#Nv<ÞßNwˆ RSNxyËØNz{žŸN|} N
qrN~ ÖÕזؗN٘N  0.4% 
Computer and electronic products jN> klN€àáN‚3 ƒ„N…†íîN|}|}N|} |}N¿NÁÑ ·ÓN‡ˆN ¡£  0.1% 
5MM Electrical equipment and appliances  Nd 45N‰:€Nwˆ Š‹NŒŽNžŸÑÒN€ _N`a|}N ¡ £זؗN٘‘’N  1.4% 
How many people are unemployed and for how long? Transportation equipment “N" ”•N–—™šN›œ žN ¡£ŸF &N¡¢ ¤¥N¦6%N§ä §äN§ä§äN§ä§äN  2.3% 
0
# weeks Last 12 months FEB09 FEB10 YoY% JAN10 MoM% Motor vehicles and parts ©N+ ª«N¬V­®N¯° ²³Nñò¹º´µ¶N·, :;N¸:¹ºN»¼ ½AN¾¿ÁÂN!N  4.2% 
FEB09 MAY09 AUG09 NOV09 FEB10 Furniture and related products ÃNA ÄÅN™š‰YN‹ ŒNŽõ°±NæçÉÊNŽ ÆÇNÈ6È6NÁÑ qrNؗ٘N·Ó¹º  1.3% 
" %   * + , ; *   ù ç Ê     å    L   
<5 3.4MM 2.7MM -18% 3MM -9%
Miscellaneous manufacturing ÉNÅ ÊMNËÌÍÎNÏ' NÐÑüýN`aÒÓNÔÕ ÔÕNÖ×£sE sEØ
ÙÚNÛÜÝgN  0.1% 
5-14 : ; = ! c â ô " # $ %  ' = ¯ ¶ & }  
 –  —  4MM 3.4MM -14% 3.4MM 1% Nondurable goods ÉNÅ ÊMNÞsßàNáâ úûNüýã‚זؗN٘ ‘’NÁÑ·ÓNtu tuNäåæçNèéêëN  0.6% 
Percentage of total unemployed by weeks unemployed 15-26 ¼  Õ Ï  ' c / q œ  u j Ì J ( , ; ) 3 „ † w  –  2.4MM 2.7MM 12% 2.6MM 2% Food manufacturing ñNò ¹ºìíîïN‰Y ‹N‚3ƒ„NðñYZò» óôNõùøùNö1 ÷2Nøùú N“"”•N  0.1% 
45% 27+ ‚ ˜ ð * + , - û ü .   / 0 ñ 1 2 Ä 3 ! 



 3MM 6.1MM 107% 6.3MM -3% Beverages and tobacco products ‡Nˆ ü¢Nýþ°±N¹ NNÑÒñòN JN
v N  !NMN¹º  1.2% 
Total ¼ð*+íî/0?? Y%% ï1ABB "ðñò{ ó€  12.7MM 15MM 18% 15.3MM -2% Textile mills 4N5 6&N789:N;~ þN<=>ÌN6&?@NÔ ÖÕsEsE»¼ ïðNABCDNEFGHN  1.2% 
27+
40% Textile product mills JNK LMN23noNO PQNUVR]NSÚTNUÝ 23NVDUÝNËØ z{NÆÇW70ÖbcN  2.2% 
Unemployment rate and number by selected segments Apparel “N" X%NYKZ[N§ä \åN]"^#N_`aNŒ bcNÎÏÑÒNñò ¹º»¼½¾N]^deN  3.1% 
35% Leather and allied products NN. –—Nfòv<N]" ^#N-±W7g2h3NiH jINk"l°NSÚ mÛNnßoqNpqrsN  3.6% 
Segment Last 12 months FEB09 FEB10 YoY% JAN10 MoM%
Paper and paper products ÉNÅ tdNuvw³Nxy z{N|}~¦NjIaN°± UVN€,-N‚¯ µ¶N“¬•–Nƒ„ã‚  1.5% 
30% Married Men ^_OWb%ääšV®ôõO

"•ö÷ø 2.7MM 3.1MM 18% 3.1MM 3%
Printing and related support activities ÃNA …|N†‡ˆ?N:; õöN‰U€NàáãäNŠ ŠN‹úŒNno íîNÑÒñòNÔÖÕ  0.4% 
Married Women …ç¼¼ùHú³¼¼ßà:ºg)û`**á! 1.9MM 2.3MM 18% 2.2MM 5%
Petroleum and coal products ŽN` N§ä§äN§ä 89N‘§äN89’“N”• –-N.OfN—˜ ™šN›œ‰NðñYZ  1.7% 
25%
5-14 Women, family heads** Ú~‚…çÀ2 •‡ü9¶ýþJÛ¶ 1MM 1.1MM 11% 1.2MM -6% Chemicals žNŸ ‚3NDE oN¡¢ žŸNÑÒÁÑN½¾]^Np› ¿Nñò¹º»¼ ïðN£¤4N¥¦§cN  1.2% 
20% Full-time workers ^_Oo:`KVñBF%{K[9; 11.1MM 13.1MM 18% 12.9MM 1% Plastics and rubber products jN> klN¨©ŒN ª«Np›N‡ˆN ¡ £זؗNtu tuNä嬭N®i¯jN  0.3% 
<=5
15-26
Part-time workers QHgÌû©ssOd_J# 1.7MM 1.8MM 11% 1.9MM -4% Private service-providing…  Nd 45NÏ'<=NåG æçNÐÑ°±N€]^Np› ¿NÁÑ·ÓNÔ ÖÕ¤^NÔÕÔÕN  0.0% 
15% Trade, Transportation, and utilities  Nd ²_N€àáN³ ³N‚3ƒ„N´¼ëÜNì üýN
qrN~ ÖÕ‚Nñò¹º  0.3% 
FEB09 MAY09 AUG09 NOV09 FEB10 Wholesale trade ªNâ µãN™š¨©N¶ Š‹NåG²³N…†üýN_ _N¿ñòNÔ ÖÕ‚NÁÑ·ÓN  0.1% 
Retail trade ªNâ µãN\å·=N6% 89N¸¹º»NaaNk" …†NüýNÔ ÖÕ¤^NÔÕÔÕN  0.3% 
Transportation and warehousing ªNâ óôNÞßôN<= ‚¯N¼½FGNïð¾*N, p›N¿À9:N6& ÁÂNؗ٘NqrÖÕ  0.2% 
** not seasonally adjusted
Utilities ªNâ «£N:;ÞßNÃÄ ÅýNÆÇÅÆNÇVèéN´¼ ëÜNì, NÈ 9:Nz{žŸN ¡£  2.7% 
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Professional and business services  Nd ²_N¨©ŒNŽõ °±N45;~N¿ÁÑN ‘’NÁÑ·ÓNÔ ÖÕ΅Ï NÐÑêëN  0.7% 
Education and health services ¤^ ¦_N§¨§¨NÒO ÓNÉÊËØNTÔÕNÖ ×ûNØÙiNÚÛ Ü5N89Ý;NÞ7–-N  0.1% 
Leisure and hospitality ªNâ µãN¤¥ôN@A ßàNá‹úNâãâãNÇV ÉÊNäåæINçE è•Ø
ÙÚNéêëìN  0.0% 
Other services jN> klN¨©¶NÞs ÞsNŠ‹‚¯NëÜ23N€, ùNxyìNíî ÑÒNñò¹ºsEsE  0.5% 