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Data Dictionary: Census 1930
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Survey: Census 1930
Data Source: Digitally transcribed by Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research. Edited, verified by Michael Haines. Compiled, edited and verified by Social Explorer.
Table: T201. Unemployment Rate [2]
Universe: Labor Force
Table Details
T201. Unemployment Rate
Universe: Labor Force
Variable Label
  • Unemployment Rate calculated by: aggregating "Persons Having Jobs but On Lay-Off Without Pay, Excluding Those Who are Sick or Voluntarily Idle" and "Persons Out of Job, Able to Work, And Looking For a Job" to obtained Total Unemployed.
  • Labor force equals Calculated Unemployment with the addition of "Gainful Workers."
  • And finally Total Unemployed divided by Labor force.