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Current Unemployment Rate Remains High

Created on September 1, 2011

Current Unemployment Rate Remains High

Current Unemployment Rate Remains High

July 2011: 9.1%

December 1982: 10.8%

October 2009: 10.1%

Monthly Unemployment Rate

Chart 1 • B 2602

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Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics / Haver Analytics.