United States Unemployed Persons  1950-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The number of unemployed persons in The United States decreased to 7770 Thousand in July of 2016 from 7783 Thousand in June of 2016. Unemployed Persons in the United States averaged 6594.62 Thousand from 1950 until 2016, 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.

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7770.00 7783.00 15352.00 1596.00 1950 - 2016 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. United States Unemployed Persons - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2016.


United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.90 4.90 10.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 255.00 292.00 1115.00 -1967.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 38.00 22.00 427.00 -260.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 217.00 265.00 1089.00 -814.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 9.00 14.00 572.00 -519.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 262.00 266.00 695.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 2175.00 2160.00 6635.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
ADP Employment Change 179.00 176.00 357.00 -881.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 151517.00 151097.00 151517.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 7770.00 7783.00 15352.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.30 0.10 0.60 -0.30 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.50 34.40 34.70 33.70 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.80 62.70 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.27 1.25 2.80 1.19 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.80 10.70 19.50 7.80 percent [+]
Productivity 106.00 106.20 107.00 27.60 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 109.49 108.94 109.49 17.12 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 5607.00 5499.00 6197.00 2132.00 Thousand [+]
Job Offers 5624.00 5514.00 5845.00 2196.00 Thousands [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 45346.00 38536.00 248475.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 21.59 21.52 21.59 2.50 USD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 20.46 20.40 20.46 1.27 USD/Hour [+]
Wage Growth 4.60 5.20 13.77 -5.77 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD/Hour [+]
Employment Cost Index 0.60 0.60 1.60 0.20 percent [+]
Labor Market Conditions Index 1.00 -0.10 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 1780.00 1810.00 1860.00 1450.00 USD/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 4130.00 4150.00 4150.00 4000.00 USD/Month [+]
Living Wage Family 2710.00 2680.00 2850.00 2680.00 USD/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1660.00 1650.00 1710.00 1650.00 USD/Month [+]
Part Time Employment 27595.00 27445.00 28134.00 10086.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 123892.00 123586.00 123892.00 64640.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 59.70 59.60 64.70 55.00 percent [+]




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Uzbekistan 149.00 Mar/11
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Vietnam 1.12 Mar/16