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December 03, 2010

Unit labor costs in the third quarter of 2010

Incidence of underemployment among employed workers 16 years and older, by occupational group, October–December 2007 and 2009
Occupational group Percent underemployed
October–December 2007 October–December 2009

Protective service

0.7 1.3

Computer and mathematics

0.8 1.5


0.5 1.5

Building and grounds cleaners

6.1 13.9

Food preparation and serving

6.8 14.6

Construction and extraction

6.5 15.1

These data featured in the TED article, Job gains continue in temporary help services and health care in November.



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