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U.S. Unemployment Down Slightly in Mid-July


Unadjusted rate down to 7.9%; adjusted, to 7.7%

by Dennis Jacobe, Chief Economist

PRINCETON, NJ -- U.S. unemployment, as measured by Gallup without seasonal adjustment, was 7.9% in mid-July, down 0.1 percentage points from June and May. Gallup's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate also declined 0.1 points, to 7.7% in mid-July.

Gallup Adjusted and Unadjusted Unemployment Rate Trend, January 2011-Mid-July 2012

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