United States Unemployed Persons 1950-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The number of unemployed persons in The United States decreased to 8299 Thousand in June of 2015 from 8674 Thousand in May of 2015. Unemployed Persons in the United States averaged 6573.37 Thousand from 1950 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 15352 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.

  
United States Unemployed Persons
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
8299.00 8674.00 15352.00 1596.00 1950 - 2015 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 Monday, August 3, 2015.


United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.30 5.50 10.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 223.00 254.00 1114.00 -1966.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 0.00 4.00 427.00 -260.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 223.00 262.00 1089.00 -819.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 4.00 7.00 572.00 -519.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 267.00 255.00 695.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 2262.00 2207.00 6635.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
ADP Employment Change 237.00 203.00 343.00 -826.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 148739.00 148795.00 148795.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 8299.00 8674.00 15352.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 5430.00 5851.00 5851.00 2132.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.35 1.59 2.80 1.35 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.10 12.20 19.50 7.80 percent [+]
Productivity 105.57 106.41 106.98 27.55 Index Points [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.00 0.20 0.60 -0.20 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.50 34.50 34.70 33.70 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.60 62.90 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 44842.00 41034.00 248475.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 10.49 10.53 10.55 9.88 USD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 19.84 19.80 19.84 1.27 USD/Hour [+]
Labour Costs 107.00 104.91 107.00 17.12 Index Points [+]
Population 318.86 316.50 318.86 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 [+]
Employment Cost Index 0.20 0.70 1.60 0.20 Percent [+]
Job Offers 5363.00 5334.00 5363.00 2146.00 Thousands [+]
Labor Market Conditions Index 0.80 0.90 28.40 -43.10 [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD/Hour [+]
Wage Growth 5.04 4.62 13.77 -5.77 percent [+]


Unemployed Persons Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 756.15 Jun/15 745.20 952.40 366.18 Thousand [+]
Brazil 1.69 Jun/15 1.63 2.82 1.05 Million [+]
Canada 1303.90 Jun/15 1307.60 1748.90 691.50 Thousand [+]
China 952.00 Mar/15 952.00 952.00 810.00 Thousand [+]
Euro Area 17629.00 Jun/15 17604.00 19167.00 11295.00 Thousand [+]
France 3553.50 Jun/15 3552.20 3553.50 1979.90 Thousand [+]
Germany 2772.60 Jul/15 2711.20 5288.20 85.00 Thousand [+]
India 44.79 Dec/12 40.17 44.79 5.10 Million [+]
Indonesia 7454770.00 Dec/15 7147100.00 11899266.00 91700.00 [+]
Italy 3232.97 Jun/15 3177.66 3309.32 1423.55 Thousand [+]
Japan 2220.00 Jun/15 2240.00 3680.00 490.00 Thousand [+]
Mexico 2201778.00 Mar/15 2284602.00 3012574.00 915418.00 [+]
Netherlands 611.00 Jun/15 617.00 699.00 310.00 Thousand [+]
Russia 4.10 Jun/15 4.30 10.40 3.60 Million [+]
South Korea 1042.00 Jun/15 1042.00 1564.00 684.00 Thousand [+]
Spain 4229.95 Jun/15 4229.90 4889.46 468.29 Thousand [+]
Switzerland 143438.00 Jun/15 142084.00 195385.00 -4371.00 [+]
Turkey 2821.00 Apr/15 3069.00 3359.00 1773.00 Thousand [+]
United Kingdom 804.20 Jun/15 791.80 3090.00 422.60 Thousand [+]
United States 8299.00 Jun/15 8674.00 15352.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]