[Marxism] BLS U-6 Index

jay rothermel jayrothermel at gmail.com
Sat Aug 20 13:06:00 MDT 2011


I'm sure comrades know about the U6, but the numbers are still staggering: a
U6 of 16.10 for Ohio!  24.00 in LA County!


http://www.bls.gov/news.release/empsit.t12.htm
http://www.bls.gov/news.release/empsit.t15.htm
http://www.bls.gov/lau/stalt11q1.htm

Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization for States, Second Quarter of
2010 through First Quarter of 2011 Averages



   - U-1, persons unemployed 15 weeks or longer, as a percent of the
   civilian labor force;
   - U-2, job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs, as a percent
   of the civilian labor force;
   - U-3, total unemployed, as a percent of the civilian labor force (this
   is the definition used for the official unemployment rate);
   - U-4, total unemployed plus discouraged workers, as a percent of the
   civilian labor force plus discouraged workers;
   - U-5, total unemployed, plus discouraged workers, plus all other
   marginally attached workers, as a percent of the civilian labor force plus
   all marginally attached workers; and
   - U-6, total unemployed, plus all marginally attached workers, plus total
   employed part time for economic reasons, as a percent of the civilian labor
   force plus all marginally attached workers.


-- 
Comradely,
Jay Rothermel

*il faut cultiver son jardin théoretique*




-- 
Comradely,
Jay Rothermel

*il faut cultiver son jardin théoretique*



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