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UH_WKSUN_1
Weeks unemployed, looking for a job, 1976-1993

Codes

This is a 3-digit numeric variable.

Description

Weeks unemployed, looking for a job - 1976-1993

Unicon Corporation made the following notes about this variable:
The BLS definition of 'unemployed, looking for work' means that an individual must have used 'an active search method.' [per BLS July 2000]

These string values in the original data have been recoded as follows:

-- => -99 : Missing
0- => -99 : Missing
2- => -99 : Missing
3- => -99 : Missing
4- => -99 : Missing
9- => -99 : Missing
blank => -99 : Missing

Comparability

UH_WKSUN_1 is comparable across all available samples.

Universe

  • 1976-1988: Those looking for work.
  • 1989-1993: Civilian adults looking for work or on layoff.

Availability

Years Jan Feb ASEC Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
1976 – 1993 X X - X X X X X X X X X X

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