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unemployment rate

The proportion of the workforce that is not employed.

Used to calculate:workers

Varies by: lifestyle

UsedlifestyleReferenceLocation: Ecosystem
(study period)
ValueUnitsNotes
* Average American Bureau of Labor Statistics 2012- Employment Situation Summary Table A. Household data, seasonally adjusted US: all (2011-2012) 8.1 % (0 - 100) Unemployment rate varies over time. The listed rate is the annual average from 2012.
* Average Earthling ILO 2012- Global Employment Trends 2012 global: all (2000-2010) 6.1 % (0 - 100) 2010 data; preliminary estimate for 2011 is 6%
* Average New Yorker Bureau of Labor Statistics 2012- State and Metro Area Employment, Hours, & Earnings New York City: Urban landscape (2011-2012 (May & June only)) 8.85 % (0 - 100) Unemployment rate varies over time. The listed rate is from 2011-2012 May & June only.
* Eco-conscious Assumed New York City: Urban Area () 10 % (0 - 100) Assumed to be somewhat higher than the average New Yorker because this lifestyle would be seek environmentally sensitive employment opportunities.
* Lenape Person Assumed New York City: Mannahatta () 0 % (0 - 100) All Lenape people are assumed to be "employed."

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