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Gallup Finds U.S. Unemployment Up Slightly in January to 9.8%

Gallup [1]
Thursday, February 3, 2011

PRINCETON, NJ — Unemployment, as measured by Gallup without seasonal adjustment, increased to 9.8% at the end of January — up from 9.6% at the end of December, but down from 10.9% a year ago.

Gallup's U.S. Unemployment Rate: 2010-2011 Trend

The percentage of part-time workers who want full-time work improved slightly, to 9.1% of the workforce in January from 9.4% in December — similar to the 9.0% of January 2010.

Percentage of Americans Working Part Time and Wanting Full-Time Work: 2010-2011 Trend

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