United States Labor Force Participation Rate  1950-2016 | Data | Chart

Labor Force Participation Rate in the United States decreased for the first time since September last year to 62.8 percent in April from 63 percent in March of 2016. Labor Force Participation Rate in the United States averaged 63 percent from 1950 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 67.30 percent in January of 2000 and a record low of 58.10 percent in December of 1954. Labor Force Participation Rate in the United States is reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
62.80 63.00 67.30 58.10 1950 - 2016 percent Monthly
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The civilian labor force participation rate is the number of employed and unemployed but looking for a job as a percentage of the population aged 16 years and over. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Labor Force Participation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Labor Force Participation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-03-04 01:30 PM Feb 62.9% 62.7% 62.7%
2016-04-01 12:30 PM Mar 63% 62.9% 62.9%
2016-05-06 12:30 PM Apr 62.8% 63% 63%
2016-06-03 12:30 PM May 62.8% 62.8%
2016-07-08 12:30 PM Jun 62.80%
2016-08-05 12:30 PM Jul 62.76%

United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.00 5.00 10.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 160.00 215.00 1115.00 -1967.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls -11.00 20.00 427.00 -260.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 171.00 195.00 1089.00 -814.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 4.00 -29.00 572.00 -519.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 268.00 278.00 695.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 2163.00 2152.00 6635.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
ADP Employment Change 156.00 205.00 357.00 -881.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 151004.00 151320.00 151320.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 7920.00 7966.00 15352.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.30 0.20 0.60 -0.20 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.50 34.40 34.70 33.70 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.80 63.00 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.29 1.39 2.80 1.29 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.80 10.40 19.50 7.80 percent [+]
Productivity 105.86 106.13 106.59 27.57 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 109.67 108.59 109.67 17.12 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 5729.00 5291.00 6197.00 2132.00 Thousand [+]
Job Offers 5757.00 5608.00 5757.00 2146.00 Thousands [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 65100.00 105696.00 248475.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 21.45 21.40 21.45 2.50 USD/Hour [+]
Wage Growth 4.70 4.34 13.77 -5.77 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 20.41 20.28 20.41 1.27 USD/Hour [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD/Hour [+]
Employment Cost Index 0.60 0.50 1.60 0.20 percent [+]
Labor Market Conditions Index -0.90 -2.10 28.50 -43.60 [+]
Population 321.57 319.07 321.57 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 Low Skilled 1750.00 1650.00 1750.00 1450.00 USD/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 4140.00 4090.00 4140.00 4000.00 USD/Month [+]
Living Wage Family 2600.00 2740.00 2740.00 2600.00 USD/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1620.00 1670.00 1670.00 1620.00 USD/Month [+]
Part Time Employment 27797.00 27818.00 28134.00 10086.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 123194.00 123447.00 123447.00 64640.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 59.70 59.90 64.70 55.00 percent [+]




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Slovakia 89.00 Dec/15
Tanzania 86.70 Dec/14
Iceland 84.20 Apr/16
North Korea 79.50 Dec/15
United Kingdom 78.30 Feb/16
Norway 70.70 Dec/15
Switzerland 69.30 Dec/15
Russia 69.20 Apr/16
New Zealand 69.00 Mar/16
Latvia 68.70 Dec/15
Denmark 68.50 Dec/15
Singapore 68.30 Dec/15
Malaysia 67.90 Mar/16
Georgia 67.80 Dec/15
Belgium 67.70 Dec/16
Canada 65.80 Apr/16
Ecuador 65.80 Dec/15
Indonesia 65.76 Dec/15
Dominican Republic 65.40 Sep/15
Finland 65.40 Apr/16
Australia 64.80 Apr/16
Italy 64.50 Dec/15
Barbados 64.40 Jun/15
Israel 64.30 Mar/16
Netherlands 64.20 Dec/15
Sweden 64.20 Dec/15
Colombia 63.30 Mar/16
Philippines 63.30 Mar/16
South Korea 62.80 Apr/16
United States 62.80 Apr/16
El Salvador 62.79 Dec/14
Armenia 61.90 Dec/15
Cyprus 61.90 Dec/15
Ukraine 61.80 Dec/15
Mongolia 61.50 Mar/16
Brazil 61.40 Mar/16
Hong Kong 61.20 Apr/16
Estonia 61.00 Mar/16
Austria 60.90 Dec/15
Hungary 60.69 Mar/16
Germany 60.60 Dec/15
Mexico 60.42 Dec/15
Guatemala 60.20 Jun/14
Costa Rica 60.00 Dec/15
Ireland 60.00 Mar/16
Czech Republic 59.50 Dec/15
Chile 59.44 Mar/16
Lithuania 59.40 Dec/15
Luxembourg 59.30 Dec/15
Spain 59.29 Mar/16
Japan 59.20 Mar/16
Taiwan 58.77 Apr/16
South Africa 58.70 Mar/16
Portugal 58.10 Mar/16
European Union 57.60 Dec/15
Euro Area 56.90 Dec/15
Albania 56.80 Dec/15
Slovenia 56.80 Dec/15
Macedonia 56.60 Dec/15
Poland 56.50 Dec/15
France 56.10 Mar/16
Malta 54.50 Dec/15
Romania 54.20 Dec/15
Saudi Arabia 54.00 Dec/15
Sri Lanka 53.60 Dec/15
Bulgaria 53.10 Mar/16
Croatia 52.50 Dec/15
India 52.50 Dec/13
Greece 52.20 Dec/15
Turkey 51.50 Feb/16
Palestine 45.80 Mar/16
Argentina 44.80 Sep/15
Algeria 41.80 Dec/15
Moldova 40.90 Dec/15
Puerto Rico 40.50 Apr/16