Employment Rate in the United States increased to 60.10 percent in May from 60 percent in April of 2022. source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Employment Rate in the United States averaged 59.22 percent from 1948 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 64.70 percent in April of 2000 and a record low of 51.30 percent in April of 2020. This page provides - United States Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Employment Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on July of 2022.

Employment Rate in the United States is expected to be 60.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United States Employment Rate is projected to trend around 60.00 percent in 2023 and 61.00 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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United States Employment Rate

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 3.60 3.60 percent May 2022
Non Farm Payrolls 390.00 436.00 Thousand May 2022
Employed Persons 158426.00 158105.00 Thousand May 2022
Average Hourly Earnings 0.30 0.30 percent May 2022
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.30 62.20 percent May 2022
Job Offers 11400.00 11855.00 Thousand Apr 2022
Employment Cost Index 1.40 1.00 percent Mar 2022
Employment Rate 60.10 60.00 percent May 2022
Part Time Employment 25766.00 26091.00 Thousand May 2022
Full Time Employment 132800.00 132067.00 Thousand May 2022

United States Employment Rate
In United States, the employment rate measures the number of people who have a job as a percentage of the working age population.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
60.10 60.00 64.70 51.30 1948 - 2022 percent Monthly