Unemployment Rate

The level of unemployment

unemployment Rate

unemployment Rate

wdt_ID Year Springfield Clark County Ohio United States
5 2010 11.0 11.0 10.3 9.8
6 2011 9.5 9.5 8.8 9.0
7 2012 7.8 7.8 7.4 8.1
8 2013 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5
9 2014 5.8 5.8 5.8 6.2
12 2015 5.0 4.9 4.9 4.5
13 2016 5.2 5.0 5.0 4.9
14 2017 4.8 5.0 5.0 4.5
15 2018 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.0

This measures the total percentage of unemployed workers in the total labor force of Springfield, Clark County, the state of Ohio, and the United States, from 2010 to 2018.

A person is considered unemployed, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, if they are 16 years or old and “jobless, looking for a job, and available for work”.

No margin of error was made available, so it is difficult to know what the significance of the depicted trends of unemployment are.

The unemployment rate of Springfield, Clark County, and Ohio are the same in 2018, all at 4.6%, which is 0.6% higher than the unemployment rate of the U.S.

There was a 6.4% decrease in the the unemployment rates of Springfield and Clark County between 2010 and 2018.

This data was retrieved from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Unemployment Statistics.

The Current Population Survey (CPS) conducts household surveys on a monthly basis by the Bureau of Census for the BLS, which includes comprehensive information on employment and unemployment.

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