Discouraged Workers

Discouraged Workers

A common1 complaint is unemployment statistics don’t include “discouraged workers.”2 These “workers” however are being tracked by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Here is a chart showing discouraged workers, in thousands.

I am posting this chart as support for a discussion I’m having on Facebook.

1And valid.
2Those at least 16 years old, who are unemployed and want a job, but have quit looking for work because they believe no job is available.

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