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Table 1:

Job and Unemployment Growth, October 2004

(Household Data; Seasonally adjusted)

 

Sep-04

Oct-04

Increase/Decr.

% Incr./Decr.

Race/ethnicity

Employment (1000s)

White

115,323

115,572

249

0.22%

Black

14,981

15,037

56

0.37%

Hispanic

18,073

18,220

147

0.81%

All workers

139,480

139,778

298

0.21%

 

Unemployed (1000s)

White

5,693

5,668

-25

-0.44%

Black

14,981

15,037

56

0.37%

Hispanic

1,372

1,313

-59

-4.30%

All workers

8,003

8,072

69

0.86%

 

Unemployment Rate (%)

White

4.7

4.7

0.0

0.00%

Black

10.3

10.7

0.4

3.88%

Hispanic

7.1

6.7

-0.4

-5.63%

All workers

5.4

5.5

0.1

1.85%

 

 

 

 

 

Source: BLS, "The Unemployment Situation: October 2004," November 5, 2004.

Tables A-1, A-2, and A-3.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Edwin S. Rubenstein (email him) is President of ESR Research Economic Consultants in Indianapolis.