9.4%: BLACK UNEMPLOYMENT MORE THAN DOUBLE WHITE UNEMPLOYMENT


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The rate of white unemployment nationwide in November was 4.3%, slightly down from the 4.4% in October.  (That’s seasonally adjusted, workers age 16 and over.)

However, the rate of unemployment for black workers ages 16 and older was 9.4% in November, up from the 9.2% rate in October.

9.4% is more than double 4.3%.

9.4%: Black Unemployment More Than Double White Unemployment