The number of unemployed persons in The United States decreased to 6319 Thousand in December of 2021 from 6802 Thousand in November of 2021. source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Unemployed Persons in the United States averaged 6610.24 Thousand from 1948 until 2021, 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 January of 2022.

Unemployed Persons in the United States is expected to be 6700.00 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 3.90 4.20 percent Dec/21
Non Farm Payrolls 199.00 249.00 Thousand Dec/21
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 211.00 270.00 Thousand Dec/21
Government Payrolls -12.00 -21.00 Thousand Dec/21
Manufacturing Payrolls 26.00 35.00 Thousand Dec/21
Unemployed Persons 6319.00 6802.00 Thousand Dec/21
Employed Persons 155975.00 155324.00 Thousand Dec/21
Average Hourly Earnings 0.60 0.40 percent Dec/21
Average Weekly Hours 34.70 34.70 Hours Dec/21
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.90 61.90 percent Dec/21
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.24 1.35 percent Dec/21
Youth Unemployment Rate 8.20 8.40 percent Dec/21
Productivity 111.28 112.76 points Sep/21
Labour Costs 122.71 119.94 points Sep/21
Job Vacancies 9912.00 11476.00 Thousand Nov/21
Job Offers 10562.00 11033.00 Thousand Nov/21
Wages 26.61 26.40 USD/Hour Dec/21
Wages in Manufacturing 24.42 24.27 USD/Hour Dec/21
Employment Cost Index 1.30 0.70 percent Sep/21
Part Time Employment 25681.00 25948.00 Thousand Dec/21
Employment Rate 59.50 59.30 percent Dec/21
Full Time Employment 130191.00 129260.00 Thousand Dec/21
United States Unemployed Persons
In the United States, unemployed persons are individuals who are without a job and actively seeking to work.