To compare two series, select the desired variables in the menus below the graph. To add additional data series, select them along the side (double click the name of a series to select all, click the name again to only select that series). All data calculated directly from the Current Population Survey (CPS). Rates represent rolling averages of the 12 preceding months. Data collected and compiled by Derek Farnam. Software written and designed by Emircan Uysaler.