Profile Picture Megan Grigg

created Nov 30 2015

updated Aug 27 2016

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This chart has two pieces of information: unemployment rate and labor force participation rate. This chart is intended to show the relationship between the two trends.

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NC Department of Commerce, Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS), Unadjusted 2004-2014; CDC Wonder, Bridged-Race Population Estimates, 1990-2014
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Data Dictionary
Eligible Workforce: Population over the age 16
Data Dictionary Term 2
Unemployed: An estimate of persons having no employment during the week that includes the 12th of the month but were available for work, had made specific efforts to find employment during the four weeks prior, were waiting to be recalled to a job from which they had been laid off, or were waiting to report to a new job within 30 days. 
Data Dictionary Term 3
Unemployment Rate: The number of unemployed people as a percentage of the labor force.
Data Dictionary Term 4
Labor Force: An estimate of all persons in the civilian noninstitutional population (e.g., not on active duty in the Armed Forces, residing in penal institutions, mental facilities or homes for the aged), 16 years of age and older and classified as either employed or unemployed and actively seeking work.
Data Dictionary Term 5
Labor Force Participation Rate: The labor force as a percent of the civilian noninstitutional population (e.g. all persons 16 years of age and older who reside in the United States, are not institutionalized or on active duty in the Armed Forces).
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