Friday, March 8, 2013

USA Labor and Employment Ratios Remain at Low Levels

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Bureau of Labor Statistics: Employment Situation Summary

USA Labor Force Participation Rate
Seasonally Adjusted
Current Rate: 63.5% (-0.1)
Trend: Below 64% since January 2012
Recent Lows: 63.5% (February 2013 and August 2012)
All-Time High: 67.3% (January through April 2000)

USA Employment to Population Ratio
Seasonally Adjusted
Current Rate: 58.6% (no change)
Trend: Below 60% since March 2009
Recent Lows: 58.2% (November 2010, June 2011, July 2011)
All-Time High: 64.7% (April 2000)



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