Annual Report: Black Employment and Unemployment in 2011

Steven C. Pitts

Press Coverage

A year-in-review of the Monthly Black Worker Report, “Annual Report: Black Employment and Unemployment in 2011” finds that last year’s unemployment rates for Black workers remained in the 15 to 16 percent range, while unemployment for the rest of the workforce dropped below 9 percent. The report is based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics Current Population Survey, and breaks out unemployment rates by race, gender and age groups in 2011.