Unemployed teens age 16 to 19 in the United States

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Definitions: Population ages 16 to 19 who are unemployed or not in the labor force. 
The civilian labor force includes persons who are employed and those who are unemployed but looking for work.

Data Source: Population Reference Bureau, analysis of data from the U.S. Census Bureau, 2008 - 2017 American Community Survey.

These were derived from American Fact Finder table B14005 (factfinder2.census.gov/).

Footnotes: Updated October 2018.
S - Estimates suppressed when the confidence interval around the percentage is greater than or equal to 10 percentage points.
N.A. – Data not available.
Data are provided for the 50 most populous cities according to the most recent Census counts.  Cities for which data is collected may change over time.
A 90 percent confidence interval for each estimate can be found at
Unemployed teens age 16 to 19.