unemployment rate

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Noun1.unemployment rate - the percentage of the work force that is unemployed at any given date
pct, per centum, percent, percentage - a proportion in relation to a whole (which is usually the amount per hundred)
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Miller says he's sure the actual percentage of unemployed or struggling veterans is much higher since the unemployment rate doesn't include people who are no longer looking for a job or those who can only find part-time work.
Released 34 months after the recession started, the report notes that African Americans have a higher unemployment rate than whites and remain out of work longer despite the recovery.
The official Australian unemployment rate is presently about five per cent and set to fall further.
In June 2019, the unemployment rate in the euro area fell to an 11-year low of 7.5% from 7.6% in May, the lowest level since July 2008, Eurostat data show.
The unemployment rate on Long Island continued to drop last month, as more people entered the area's workforce.
Unemployment rate in Uzbekistan has made 9.3% in 2018, according to the Ministry of Employment and Labor Relations.
The OECD unemployment rate remained stable at 5.2 per cent in November 2018, 3 percentage points below the January 2013 peak, said the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
Since 2010, Madison County has experienced an eight-year decline in the unemployment rate and a strong increase in the number of jobs.
Taiwan recorded an unemployment rate of 3.76 percent in Sept., the lowest figure for the month recorded within the last 18 years, according to the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS).
The unemployment rate in Cyprus fell last month to 7.7 per cent from 7.9 per cent the month before or to 34,000 persons without a job, the European Commissions' statistical office said.
The unemployment rate, which stands at 5.72 percent, is the lowest it has been since the modern Slovak Republic came into existence.

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