The number of unemployed persons in The United States increased to 5950 Thousand in May of 2022 from 5941 Thousand in April of 2022. source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Unemployed Persons in the United States averaged 6607.53 Thousand from 1948 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 23038 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 June of 2022.

Unemployed Persons in the United States is expected to be 5900.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United States Unemployed Persons is projected to trend around 6000.00 Thousand in 2023 and 6200.00 Thousand in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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United States Unemployed Persons



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Unemployment Rate 3.60 3.60 percent May 2022
Non Farm Payrolls 390.00 436.00 Thousand May 2022
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 333.00 405.00 Thousand May 2022
Government Payrolls 57.00 31.00 Thousand May 2022
Manufacturing Payrolls 18.00 61.00 Thousand May 2022
Unemployed Persons 5950.00 5941.00 Thousand May 2022
Employed Persons 158426.00 158105.00 Thousand May 2022
Average Hourly Earnings 0.30 0.30 percent May 2022
Average Weekly Hours 34.60 34.60 Hours May 2022
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.30 62.20 percent May 2022
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.07 1.03 percent Feb 2022
Youth Unemployment Rate 7.80 7.90 percent May 2022
Labour Costs 127.95 124.20 points Mar 2022
Productivity 110.98 113.17 points Mar 2022
Job Vacancies 11981.00 11737.00 Thousand Apr 2022
Job Offers 11400.00 11855.00 Thousand Apr 2022
Wages 27.33 27.12 USD/Hour May 2022
Wages in Manufacturing 24.93 24.82 USD/Hour May 2022
Employment Cost Index 1.40 1.00 percent Mar 2022
Part Time Employment 25766.00 26091.00 Thousand May 2022
Employment Rate 60.10 60.00 percent May 2022
Full Time Employment 132800.00 132067.00 Thousand May 2022

United States Unemployed Persons
In the United States, unemployed persons are individuals who are without a job and actively seeking to work.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5950.00 5941.00 23038.00 1596.00 1948 - 2022 Thousand Monthly
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