Monday, January 11, 2021

BLS: Unemployment rate for November was 6.7%; payrolls fell 140000 positions

Credit: Calculated Risk
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday that the national unemployment rate stayed at 6.7%, and
payrolls fell by 140000 positions in December.

The broader U6 measurement of unemployment was 11.7%, down from 12.1% in November.

The chemical manufacturing subsector saw a rise in positions from 835200 in November to 835800 in December, a rise of 600 positions (seasonally adjusted).

The unemployment rate of college graduates was 3.8% for December 2020, while by contrast the unemployment rate for people without a high school diploma was 9.8%.

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