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September 1, 2023

Unemployment Jumps in August
Workers Over Age 55 Take a Big Hit

July 7, 2023

Unemployment Improves Slightly in June
Older Workers See Modest Gains

August 4, 2023

Unemployment Picture Mixed in July
Good and Bad News for Older Workers

June 2, 2023

Unemployment Surges in May
Older Workers Among Hardest Hit

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Bureau of Labor Statistics
August, 2023

U.S. National Unemployment Rate      3.8%
Unemployed — Age 50-54                 2.5%
Unemployed — Age 55+                    2.7%
Total Unemployed Over Age 50   1.4 million
Labor Participation Rate                   62.8%
All figures according to the August 2023 Bureau of Labor Statistics report.

U.S. Unemployment by age

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