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August 3, 2018

Veterans Unemployment Update

Veteran Unemployment Rate 3.0 Percent in July

In July 2018, the veteran unemployment rate was 3.0 percent, down from 3.5 percent in July 2017. The July 2018 veteran unemployment rate is the lowest July rate since 2000. The non-veteran unemployment rate for July 2018 was 4.0 percent (not seasonally adjusted). View the full report.

Latest Unemployment Numbers

  • National Unemployment Rate: 3.9% in July 2018
  • Non-Veteran Unemployment Rate: 4.0% in July 2018
  • Veteran Unemployment Rate: 3.0% in July 2018
  • Women Veterans Unemployment: 2.4% in July 2018

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