The number of unemployed persons in The United States decreased to 9710 Thousand in March of 2021 from 9972 Thousand in February of 2021. source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Unemployed Persons in the United States averaged 6594.06 Thousand from 1948 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 23109 Thousand in April of 2020 and a record low of 1596 Thousand in May of 1953. This page provides - United States Unemployed Persons - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Unemployed Persons - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on April of 2021.

Unemployed Persons in the United States is expected to be 9000.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployed Persons in the United States to stand at 6700.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Unemployed Persons is projected to trend around 6200.00 Thousand in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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United States Unemployed Persons

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
9710.00 9972.00 23109.00 1596.00 1948 - 2021 Thousand Monthly
Volume, SA

United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 6.00 6.20 14.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 916.00 468.00 4846.00 -20679.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 780.00 558.00 4807.00 -19731.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 136.00 -90.00 517.00 -948.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 53.00 18.00 655.00 -1715.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 547.00 586.00 6149.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 3674.00 3708.00 23128.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
ADP Employment Change 517.00 176.00 4350.00 -19392.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 150848.00 150239.00 158735.00 57172.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 9710.00 9972.00 23109.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings -0.10 0.30 4.60 -1.30 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.90 34.60 34.90 33.70 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.50 61.40 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.59 2.51 4.40 0.08 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.10 10.90 27.40 4.80 percent [+]
Labour Costs 116.42 114.74 117.68 17.00 points [+]
Productivity 111.09 112.29 112.29 25.99 points [+]
Job Vacancies 7151.00 7080.00 7784.00 2157.00 Thousand [+]
Job Offers 7367.00 7099.00 7574.00 2232.00 Thousand [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 30603.00 34531.00 671129.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 25.21 25.19 25.21 2.50 USD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 23.29 23.20 23.29 1.27 USD/Hour [+]
Wage Growth -0.01 1.02 13.78 -6.64 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD/Hour [+]
Employment Cost Index 0.70 0.50 2.00 0.20 percent [+]
Population 329.48 328.33 329.48 76.09 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 66.00 66.00 66.00 66.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 66.00 66.00 66.00 66.00 [+]
Employment Rate 57.80 57.60 64.70 51.30 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 125803.00 124868.00 131755.00 64640.00 Thousand [+]
Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Claims 133.32 131.72 1352.29 32.08 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 25078.00 25109.00 28134.00 10086.00 Thousand [+]
Jobless Claims 4-week Average 651.00 678.75 5301.25 179.00 Thousand [+]


United States Unemployed Persons
In the United States, unemployed persons are individuals who are without a job and actively seeking to work.