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

The number of unemployed persons in The United States decreased to 9591 Thousand in August of 2014 from 9671 Thousand in July of 2014. Unemployed Persons in the United States averaged 6545.65 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.

   
 
 

United States Unemployed Persons


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
9591.00 9671.00 15382.00 1596.00 1950 - 2014 Thousand Monthly
Volume, SA
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 Saturday, September 20, 2014.

Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 6.10 6.20 10.80 2.50 Percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 142.00 212.00 1114.00 -1966.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 8.00 -1.00 422.00 -260.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 134.00 213.00 1089.00 -821.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 0.00 28.00 572.00 -519.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 280.00 304.00 695.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 2429.00 2492.00 6635.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
Adp Employment Change 204.00 212.00 336.70 -842.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 146368.00 146352.00 146595.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 9591.00 9671.00 15382.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 4712.00 4630.00 5771.00 2134.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.02 1.98 2.80 1.98 Percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 13.60 13.30 19.60 7.80 Percent [+]
Productivity 106.50 103.81 106.57 27.55 Index Points [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.20 0.10 0.60 -0.15 Percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.50 34.50 34.70 33.80 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 106.50 103.81 67.30 58.10 Percent [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 40010.00 46887.00 248475.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 10.29 10.29 10.41 9.88 USD [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 19.60 19.50 19.60 1.27 USD [+]
Labour Costs 106.50 103.81 105.33 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 [+]


Unemployed Persons Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 755.07 Aug/14 788.53 959.30 366.20 Thousand [+]
Brazil 1.17 Apr/14 1.21 2.82 1.06 Million [+]
Canada 1352.50 Jul/14 1369.50 1748.90 691.50 Thousand [+]
China 940.00 Mar/14 926.00 940.00 810.00 Thousand [+]
Euro Area 18409.00 Jul/14 18412.00 19203.00 11369.00 Thousand [+]
France 2784.00 May/14 2774.00 2840.00 644.00 Thousand [+]
Germany 2901.80 Aug/14 2871.40 5288.20 85.00 Thousand [+]
India 39963.00 Dec/09 39974.00 41750.00 24861.00 Thousand [+]
Indonesia 7147100.00 Dec/14 7170523.00 11899266.00 91700.00 [+]
Italy 3219.53 Jul/14 3150.69 3299.20 1433.68 Thousand [+]
Japan 2480.00 Jul/14 2440.00 3680.00 490.00 Thousand [+]
Mexico 2539069.00 May/14 2484798.00 2925045.00 915418.00 [+]
Netherlands 645.00 Jul/14 657.00 694.00 288.00 Thousand [+]
Russia 3.70 Aug/14 3.70 10.40 3.60 Million [+]
South Korea 909.00 Jul/14 944.00 1564.00 684.00 Thousand [+]
Spain 4575.13 Aug/14 4586.53 4889.46 468.29 Thousand [+]
Switzerland 136907.00 Jun/14 135938.00 195385.00 -4371.00 [+]
Turkey 2551.00 May/14 2579.00 3802.00 1773.00 Thousand [+]
United Kingdom 966.50 Aug/14 1003.70 3090.00 422.60 Thousand [+]
United States 9591.00 Aug/14 9671.00 15382.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]





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