5.5 Million Americans Unemployed And Not Receiving Benefits

May 1, 2011 4:28 pm

We spotted this statistic today:

” As of March, about 14 million people were unemployed and looking for work, according to the household survey. At the time the survey was done, about 8.5 million were receiving some kind of unemployment payments, according to the Labor Department’s Employment and Training Administration. That leaves about 5.5 million people unemployed without benefits, up 1.4 million from a year earlier.”

Statistics Source: WSJ

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