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Retirement and You 2011

Quiz: CNBC Quiz: Retirement and You 2011

Question 1 of 9

What was the unemployment rate for people 55 years and older in the July-August period?

  1. 5.4 %
  2. 6.6 %
  3. 7.3 %
  4. 8.1 %
Correct!

The rate for this group fell slightly to 6.6 percent from 6.9 percent, but was still more than double the number of jobless seniors at the start of the Great Recession in December 2007.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics