United States Unemployed Persons  1950-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The number of unemployed persons in The United States increased to 6977 Thousand in June of 2017 from 6861 Thousand in May of 2017. Unemployed Persons in the United States averaged 6605.76 Thousand from 1950 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 15352 Thousand in October of 2009 and a record low of 1596 Thousand in May of 1953.

United States Unemployed Persons
Please Paste this Code in your Website
width
height
Receive the next reported value for United States Unemployed Persons in you Inbox



We will not not share your email with third parties and you can unsubscribe at any time.
Trading Economics members can view, download and compare data from nearly 200 countries, including more than 20 million economic indicators, exchange rates, government bond yields, stock indexes and commodity prices.

The Trading Economics Application Programming Interface (API) provides direct access to our data. It allows API clients to download millions of rows of historical data, to query our real-time economic calendar, subscribe to updates and receive quotes for currencies, commodities, stocks and bonds.






United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.40 4.30 10.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 222.00 152.00 1115.00 -834.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 187.00 159.00 1089.00 -816.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 35.00 -7.00 427.00 -260.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 1.00 -2.00 572.00 -519.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 233.00 248.00 695.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 1977.00 1949.00 6635.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
ADP Employment Change 158.00 230.00 384.00 -846.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 153168.00 152923.00 153168.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 6977.00 6861.00 15352.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.20 0.10 0.60 -0.20 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.50 34.40 34.60 33.70 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.80 62.70 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.04 1.04 2.80 1.01 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 9.10 8.80 19.50 7.80 percent [+]
Labour Costs 110.04 109.45 110.75 17.12 Index Points [+]
Productivity 107.50 107.50 107.50 27.60 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 5665.00 6371.00 6371.00 2132.00 Thousand [+]
Job Offers 5666.00 5967.00 5973.00 2196.00 Thousands [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 31105.00 33092.00 248475.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 22.03 21.99 22.03 2.50 USD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 20.74 20.77 20.84 1.27 USD/Hour [+]
Wage Growth 2.95 3.49 13.77 -5.77 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD/Hour [+]
Employment Cost Index 0.80 0.50 1.60 0.20 percent [+]
Labor Market Conditions Index 1.50 3.30 32.00 -48.40 Index Points [+]
Population 324.30 322.06 324.30 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 [+]
Living Wage Family 1496.20 1497.50 2680.00 1433.00 USD/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1407.76 1399.20 1407.76 1302.75 USD/Month [+]
Part Time Employment 27142.00 27366.00 28134.00 10086.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 125975.00 125620.00 125987.00 64640.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 60.10 60.00 64.70 55.00 percent [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1780.00 1810.00 1860.00 1450.00 USD/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 4130.00 4150.00 4150.00 4000.00 USD/Month [+]


United States Unemployed Persons Notes

In the United States, unemployed persons are individuals who are without a job and actively seeking to work. This page provides - United States Unemployed Persons - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Unemployed Persons - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6977.00 6861.00 15352.00 1596.00 1950 - 2017 Thousand Monthly
Volume, SA



unemployed persons by Country

Last
Australia 728.13 Jun/17
Brazil 13.77 May/17
Canada 1270.30 Jun/17
China 976.00 Mar/17
Euro Area 14904.00 May/17
France 3483.20 Jun/17
Germany 2472.64 Jun/17
India 48.26 Dec/14
Indonesia 7005262.00 Dec/17
Italy 2927.45 May/17
Japan 2050.00 May/17
Mexico 1821825.00 Mar/17
Netherlands 446.00 Jun/17
Russia 3.85 Jun/17
South Korea 1054.00 Jun/17
Spain 3465.34 Jun/17
Switzerland 144964.61 May/17
Turkey 3287.00 Apr/17
United Kingdom 814.50 Jun/17
United States 6977.00 Jun/17