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Bureau of Labor Statistics: Youth Labor Force Participation Rate at 61.8 Percent in July 2019, a 9-Year High

Aug 23, 2019 - Targeted News Service

The U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics issued the following article from The Economics Daily:

The youth labor force grows sharply between April and July each year. During these months, many high school and college students search for or take summer jobs. Many graduates also enter the labor market for permanent employment. In July 2019, 61.8 percent of 16- to 24-year-olds participated in the labor force. That is, they were working or looking for work. The July 2019 labor ...