November 2013 Veteran Unemployment Statistics

Overall, the National unemployment rate decreased to 7.0%, and the Veteran unemployment rate decreased to 6.7%.  The Veteran unemployment rate is slightly higher than November of last year but lower than the November 2011 rate of 7.4%.
 

November 2013 Unemployment

  *  2,000 enrolled in school (8.3% of all unemployed 18-24)
**  Does not meet BLS publication criteria

November-2013-Unemployment-Numbers-Vetearns

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Rate

Change

Level

Change

Non-Vets

National

7.0%

-0.3%

10.9M

400,000

     >27 Weeks    

4.1M

All Veterans(100%)

6.7%

-0.2%

724,000

-26,000

6.4%

     Male

6.5%

-0.2%

613,000

-21,000

6.7%

     Female

8.0%

0.0%

112,000

-4,000

6.1%

Post-9/11 Veterans(33%)

9.9%

-0.1%

241,000

-5,000

     Male

9.9%

0.3%

195,000

5,000

     Female

10.0%

-1.6%

46,000

-10,000

18-24 Veterans*(3%)

17.4%

6.9%

24,000

5,000

12.1%

     Male

24.8%

7.8%

24,000

7,000

13.0%

     Female**

11.2%

25-34 Veterans (25%)

12.0%

1.9%

179,000

32,000

6.8%

     Male

11.3%

2.3%

137,000

32,000

6.7%

     Female

15.2%

0.4%

42,000

1,000

7.0%

35-44 Veterans(15%)

5.4%

-1.4%

112,000

-27,000

5.4%

     Male

5.8%

-1.6%

101,000

-25,000

5.6%

     Female

3.3%

-0.6%

11,000

-2,000

5.2%

45-54 Veterans(25%)

6.4%

0.0%

178,000

-3,000

5.2%

     Male

5.8%

0.1%

135,000

2,000

5.4%

     Female

9.7%

-0.6%

43,000

-5,000

5.0%

55+ Veterans(32%)

5.3%

-0.7%

231,000

-34,000

4.6%

     Male

5.3%

-0.8%

215,000

-38,000

5.1%

     Female

5.2%

1.0%

15,000

2,000

4.2%

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