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Women's unemployment by race and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 1972-2012

Year

Race

White

Black

Asian

Hispanic

1972

5.9%

11.8%

 

 

1982

8.3%

17.6%

 

14.1%

1992

6.1%

13.2%

 

11.4%

2002

4.9%

9.8%

5.7%

8.0%

2012

7.0%

12.8%

6.1%

10.9%


Note: Data for Asians was not available from 1972-1992.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Current Population Survey, 2012 Annual Averages /Graph by the Women's Bureau, U.S. Department of Labor.