The Unemployment Rate
What the Unemployment Rate measures, why it is important, and how it affects the U.S. economy, from U.S. Economy Guide Kimberly Amadeo.
The underemployment rate includes people who aren't working or looking for work, but want a job, and those who are working part-time because they can't find a full-time position.
Unemployment Statistics: Monthly US Unemployment Statistics
Each month the Bureau of Labor Statistics releases the latest unemployment statistics including the unemployment rate, job growth, the unemployment rate for each type of workers and unemployment by industry and sector.
Unemployment Statistics History
A listing of the most current U.S. Employment Statistics from the About.com Guide to the US Economy.
Technological unemployment is unemployment that is caused by advancements in technology.
Underemployed refers to people who are working in a lower capacity than they are qualified for, including part time instead of full time, in a lower paid job or for less hours than they would like to work.
Underemployment refers to people who are working in a lower capacity than they are qualified for, including in a lower-paid job or for less hours than they would like to work.