Contains annualized data from 2000-2013. Data comes from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) webpage: http://www.bls.gov/lau/.

data(df_state_unemployment)

References

Created via build_state_df() on January 4, 2015.

Examples

data(df_state_unemployment) head(df_state_unemployment)
#> region 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 #> 1 alabama 4.1 4.7 5.4 5.4 5.0 3.8 3.5 3.4 5.0 9.7 9.2 8.5 7.1 #> 2 alaska 6.2 6.2 7.1 7.7 7.4 6.9 6.5 6.1 6.4 7.7 8.0 7.6 6.9 #> 3 arizona 4.0 4.7 6.0 5.7 5.0 4.7 4.1 3.7 6.0 9.8 10.4 9.4 8.3 #> 4 arkansas 4.2 4.7 5.3 5.8 5.6 5.1 5.3 5.3 5.4 7.5 7.9 8.0 7.5 #> 5 california 4.9 5.4 6.7 6.8 6.2 5.4 4.9 5.4 7.2 11.3 12.4 11.8 10.4 #> 6 colorado 2.7 3.8 5.7 6.1 5.6 5.1 4.3 3.8 4.8 8.1 9.0 8.5 7.8 #> 2013 #> 1 6.5 #> 2 6.5 #> 3 8.0 #> 4 7.5 #> 5 8.9 #> 6 6.8
boxplot(df_state_unemployment[, -1], main="USA State Unemployment Data", xlab="Year", ylab="Percent Unemployment")
#> Warning: Column `region` joining character vector and factor, coercing into character vector