Understanding why unemployment is so low with so many out of work

To understand that, you will need to read this first.

And then you might want to read this as well.

https://www.bls.gov/cps/cps_htgm.htm

I have tried numerous times to reconcile the numbers since 2007.

I always came out around 20 to 30 million people being unemployed.

Over time I came to trust this guys numbers.

http://www.shadowstats.com/alternate_data/unemployment-charts