Black Unemployment Rate History

This interactive chart compares the historical black unemployment rate against unemployment for whites and hispanics back to 1973. The current as of May 2017 is 7.50.

  


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Historical Data

Date Value
May 20177.50
Apr 20177.90
Mar 20178.00
Feb 20178.10
Jan 20177.70
Dec 20167.80
Nov 20168.00
Oct 20168.60
Sep 20168.30
Aug 20168.10
Jul 20168.40
Jun 20168.60
May 20168.20
Apr 20168.80
Mar 20168.90
Feb 20168.80
Jan 20168.80
Dec 20158.30
Nov 20159.40
Oct 20159.20
Sep 20159.20
Aug 20159.40
Jul 20159.10
Jun 20159.50
May 201510.20
Apr 20159.60
Mar 201510.00
Feb 201510.30
Jan 201510.30
Dec 201410.40
Nov 201410.90
Oct 201410.80
Sep 201411.00
Aug 201411.50
Jul 201411.60
Jun 201410.80
May 201411.40
Apr 201411.50
Mar 201412.20
Feb 201411.90
Jan 201412.10
Dec 201311.80
Nov 201312.30
Oct 201312.90
Sep 201313.10
Aug 201312.90
Jul 201312.60
Jun 201313.90
May 201313.40
Apr 201313.20
Mar 201313.00
Feb 201313.90
Jan 201313.80
Dec 201213.90
Nov 201213.30
Oct 201214.10
Sep 201213.60
Aug 201213.80
Jul 201214.20