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Unemployed teens age 16 to 19 in the United States

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

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 - 2018 American Community Survey.

These were derived from ACS table B14005.

Footnotes: Updated October 2019.
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. 

Use caution when comparing congressional districts over time. Congressional district boundaries may change between decennial censuses. Annual data for each congressional district refers to the boundaries for that district in that year.

A 90 percent confidence interval for each estimate can be found at
Unemployed teens age 16 to 19.