CHART SHOCK: The REAL Unemployment Rate Is 22%
Sep 2, 2011 at 12:34 PM
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It's now above 23% with the October update.  Details from John William's Shadow Stats.

The seasonally-adjusted SGS Alternate Unemployment Rate reflects current unemployment reporting methodology adjusted for SGS-estimated long-term discouraged workers, who were defined out of official existence in 1994. That estimate is added to the BLS estimate of U-6 unemployment, which includes short-term discouraged workers.

The U-3 unemployment rate is the monthly headline number. The U-6 unemployment rate is the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) broadest unemployment measure, including short-term discouraged and other marginally-attached workers as well as those forced to work part-time because they cannot find full-time employment.







Update on Sep 2, 2011 at 12:35 PM by Registered CommenterDailyBail

Updated with the August numbers released this morning.

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