The Unemployed?

Preliminary data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the official seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in March in Wisconsin fell slightly from 6.9 to 6.8 percent.

What does the official unemployment rate include?

A. All people eligible for unemployment benefits
B. All people who are unemployed regardless of whether they are eligible for unemployment benefits
C. All who have been unemployed for at least 4 weeks
D. All unemployed who are actively seeking work


D. All unemployed who are actively seeking work

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the official unemployment rate (U3) only includes those people who do not have a job, have actively looked for a job in the last four weeks, and are currently available for work.