Alternative Measures of Unemployment
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Overview of Alternative Measures of Unemployment and Labor Underutilization

General discussion of alternative measures of unemployment and labor underutilization (U-1 through U-6), based on Current Population Survey data. Various alternative measures include those individuals marginally attached to the workforce, discouraged workers, and those employed part-time due to economic reasons.

 

Overview of Alternative Measures of Unemployment and Labor Underutilization

Alternative Measures of Unemployment and Labor Underutilization: State and U.S. Data

Annual average data from 2003-2020 (U-1 through U-6) for all 50 states and the nation. All data are from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

 

Alternative Measures of Unemployment and Labor Underutilization: State and U.S. Data

Measures of Labor Underutilization, New York - 2020

Press release from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics discussing data trends in 2020.

 

Measures of Labor Underutilization, New York - 2020