United States Employment Rate  1950-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Employment Rate in the United States increased to 60 percent in February from 59.90 percent in January of 2017. Employment Rate in the United States averaged 59.31 percent from 1950 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 64.70 percent in April of 2000 and a record low of 55 percent in July of 1954.

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United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.70 4.80 10.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 235.00 238.00 1115.00 -834.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 227.00 221.00 1089.00 -816.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 8.00 17.00 427.00 -260.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 28.00 11.00 572.00 -519.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 258.00 243.00 695.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 2000.00 2039.00 6635.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
ADP Employment Change 298.00 261.00 384.00 -846.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 152528.00 152081.00 152528.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 7528.00 7635.00 15352.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.20 0.20 0.60 -0.30 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.40 34.40 34.70 33.70 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 63.00 62.90 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.13 1.16 2.80 1.13 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 9.90 10.10 19.50 7.80 percent [+]
Labour Costs 111.21 110.75 111.21 17.12 Index Points [+]
Productivity 107.40 107.00 107.40 27.60 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 5582.00 5040.00 6197.00 2132.00 Thousand [+]
Job Offers 5626.00 5539.00 5973.00 2196.00 Thousands [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 36957.00 45934.00 248475.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 21.86 21.82 21.86 2.50 USD/Hour [+]
Wage Growth 4.47 3.76 13.77 -5.77 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 20.65 20.66 20.67 1.27 USD/Hour [+]
Employment Cost Index 0.50 0.60 1.60 0.20 percent [+]
Labor Market Conditions Index 1.30 1.30 32.40 -49.00 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 [+]
Wages High Skilled 4130.00 4150.00 4150.00 4000.00 USD/Month [+]
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 27554.00 27405.00 28134.00 10086.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 125031.00 124705.00 125031.00 64640.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 60.00 59.90 64.70 55.00 percent [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1780.00 1810.00 1860.00 1450.00 USD/Month [+]



United States Employment Rate Notes

In United States, the employment rate measures the number of people who have a job as a percentage of the working age population. This page provides - United States Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Employment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
60.00 59.90 64.70 55.00 1950 - 2017 percent Monthly
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Mexico 96.41 Jan/17
Sri Lanka 95.50 Sep/16
South Korea 95.00 Feb/17
Ecuador 93.48 Dec/16
Philippines 93.40 Mar/17
Venezuela 92.67 Apr/16
Mauritius 92.35 Sep/16
Nigeria 86.10 Sep/16
Switzerland 80.60 Sep/16
Iceland 79.70 Jan/17
Greece 76.42 Dec/16
Netherlands 75.30 Sep/16
Germany 75.00 Sep/16
Norway 74.70 Sep/16
United Kingdom 74.60 Dec/16
North Korea 74.20 Dec/15
Austria 72.60 Sep/16
Czech Republic 72.20 Sep/16
Lithuania 70.00 Sep/16
Finland 67.00 Jan/17
New Zealand 66.90 Dec/16
Estonia 66.50 Sep/16
Malta 66.50 Sep/16
Slovenia 66.40 Sep/16
Sweden 66.20 Jan/17
Ireland 65.60 Dec/16
Denmark 65.50 Dec/16
Luxembourg 65.10 Sep/16
Slovakia 65.10 Sep/16
Russia 65.00 Jan/17
Poland 64.90 Sep/16
France 64.70 Dec/16
Ukraine 64.40 Sep/16
Cyprus 64.00 Sep/16
Peru 63.10 Feb/17
Romania 63.10 Sep/16
Belgium 62.20 Sep/16
Latvia 61.70 Dec/16
Canada 61.40 Feb/17
Israel 61.20 Jan/17
Spain 61.05 Dec/16
Australia 60.04 Jan/17
United States 60.00 Feb/17
Hungary 58.82 Dec/16
Croatia 58.40 Sep/16
Japan 58.20 Jan/17
Italy 57.50 Jan/17
Uruguay 57.34 Jan/17
Colombia 56.34 Jan/17
Albania 56.20 Dec/16
Chile 55.94 Jan/17
Mongolia 55.20 Dec/16
Costa Rica 54.30 Dec/16
Brazil 53.70 Jan/17
Bolivia 52.82 Jun/11
Portugal 52.40 Dec/16
Dominican Republic 50.60 Dec/16
Bulgaria 49.20 Dec/16
Uganda 47.80 Dec/12
Iraq 46.84 Dec/08
Turkey 46.20 Dec/16
Serbia 45.50 Dec/16
El Salvador 44.40 Dec/15
Macedonia 43.54 Dec/16
South Africa 43.54 Dec/16
Morocco 42.00 Dec/16
Argentina 41.90 Dec/16
Moldova 38.50 Dec/16
Puerto Rico 36.20 Dec/16
Jordan 30.00 Dec/16