Economic Growth

Fact sheet: Double-digit unemployment

After rising for two-and-a-half years, the U.S. unemployment rate reached 10.2% in October, marking the first time in 26 years that it has been above 10%. The attached fact sheet offers more historical context and demographic detail about the current job market.

Fact Sheet: Double-Digit Unemployment

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