United States Unemployed Persons 1950-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The number of unemployed persons in The United States increased to 9110 Thousand in November of 2014 from 8995 Thousand in October of 2014. Unemployed Persons in the United States averaged 6555.57 Thousand from 1950 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 15382 Thousand in October of 2009 and a record low of 1596 Thousand in May of 1953. Unemployed Persons in the United States is reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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United States Unemployed Persons


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
9110.00 8995.00 15382.00 1596.00 1950 - 2014 Thousand Monthly
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In the United States, unemployed persons are individuals who are without a job and actively seeking to work. This page provides - United States Unemployed Persons - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - United States Unemployed Persons - was last refreshed on Tuesday, December 23, 2014.

United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.80 5.80 10.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 321.00 243.00 1114.00 -1966.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 7.00 7.00 422.00 -260.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 314.00 236.00 1089.00 -821.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 28.00 20.00 572.00 -519.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 289.00 297.00 695.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 2373.00 2520.00 6635.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
Adp Employment Change 208.00 233.00 336.70 -842.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 147287.00 147283.00 147287.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 9110.00 8995.00 15382.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 5109.00 4694.00 5771.00 2134.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.80 1.87 2.80 1.80 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.80 12.70 19.60 7.80 percent [+]
Productivity 106.72 106.11 106.72 27.55 Index Points [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.40 0.10 0.60 -0.15 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.60 34.50 34.70 33.80 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.80 62.80 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 35940.00 51183.00 248475.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 10.34 10.33 10.41 9.88 USD [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 19.63 19.60 19.63 1.27 USD [+]
Labour Costs 103.87 104.12 105.10 17.12 Index Points [+]
Population 317.30 315.09 317.30 76.09 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 66.00 66.00 66.00 65.83 [+]
Retirement Age Men 66.00 66.00 66.00 66.00 [+]
Job Offers 4834.00 4685.00 5273.00 2146.00 Hundreds [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD [+]


Unemployed Persons Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 777.65 Nov/14 772.09 952.40 366.18 Thousand [+]
Brazil 1.19 Nov/14 1.14 2.82 1.06 Million [+]
Canada 1278.60 Nov/14 1258.80 1748.90 691.50 Thousand [+]
China 947.00 Aug/14 949.00 949.00 810.00 Thousand [+]
Euro Area 18395.00 Oct/14 18347.00 19203.00 11369.00 Thousand [+]
France 2841.00 Aug/14 2764.00 2841.00 644.00 Thousand [+]
Germany 2716.90 Nov/14 2732.80 5288.20 85.00 Thousand [+]
India 44.79 Dec/12 40.17 44.79 5.10 Million [+]
Indonesia 7147100.00 Dec/14 7170523.00 11899266.00 91700.00 [+]
Italy 3409.64 Oct/14 3319.83 3409.64 1433.68 Thousand [+]
Japan 2340.00 Oct/14 2370.00 3680.00 490.00 Thousand [+]
Mexico 2746235.00 Aug/14 2539069.00 2925045.00 915418.00 [+]
Netherlands 627.00 Oct/14 628.00 694.00 288.00 Thousand [+]
Russia 3.90 Oct/14 3.70 10.40 3.60 Million [+]
South Korea 903.00 Nov/14 935.00 1564.00 684.00 Thousand [+]
Spain 4471.53 Nov/14 4522.70 4889.46 468.29 Thousand [+]
Switzerland 136509.00 Oct/14 137170.00 195385.00 -4371.00 [+]
Turkey 2944.00 Aug/14 2654.00 3359.00 1773.00 Thousand [+]
United Kingdom 900.10 Nov/14 927.00 3090.00 422.60 Thousand [+]
United States 9110.00 Nov/14 8995.00 15382.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]