From Harry S. Truman to Joe Biden : The unemployment rates under each US president revealed

Discover which presidents had the highest and which had the lowest

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21/06/24 | StarsInsider

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From tax cuts and increases to federal aid, a president's economic policies can affect many aspects of the economy, including the unemployment rate. The unemployment rate is viewed as an indicator not just of the health of the overall economy or the percentage of people who aren't employed, but also as a measure of the success of a presidency. Yearly average unemployment data has been calculated by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) since 1948, giving us an insight into the US unemployment rate since President Harry S. Truman's third year in office. 

To discover which presidents had the highest and which had the lowest, click through the gallery. 

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