U.S. unemployment rate in 2019, by ethnicity

This statistic shows the average unemployment rate amongst different ethnic groups in the United States for 2019. In 2019, 5.6 percent of the Black or African-American population in the United States were unemployed.

Unemployment rate in the United States in 2019, by ethnicity

Unemployment rate
Black or African-American5.6%
Puerto Rican5%
Mexican American4.4%
Hispanic/Latino*4.3%
U.S. Average3.4%
Cuban3%
Asian2.4%
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Source

Release date

January 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

2019

Age group

16 years and older

Supplementary notes

* Includes persons of Central or South American origin and of other Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, not shown separately

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