Unemployment Statistics: Some Key Numbers

June 6, 2011 9:53 am

We spotted some numbers on unemployment today:

“There are 13.9 million Americans who are out of work and actively looking for a job. These are the people counted in the traditional unemployment number.

On top of that, another 8.5 million people want a full time job but can only find part-time work.

And there are an additional 2.2 million people want a job and have looked in the past year, but haven’t looked in the past month.”

Statistics Source: NPR

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