Where is the Unemployment Rate Headed? Interactive Mapping Lets "You" Set the Parameters, and Plot a GraphI have a pretty cool interactive map below that will let you graph the unemployment rates based on parameters that you can choose.
First let's take a look at the current unemployment rate and a discussion of the parameters that define it.
The BLS says the unemployment rate is 8.3%. There is much recent debate over that number, and many do not believe it. Regardless, this is where we stand as of Friday March 9, as reported in my post Nonfarm Payroll +227,000 ; Unemployment Rate Steady 8.3%; BLS vs. Gallup.