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

The number of unemployed persons in The United States decreased to 9262 Thousand in September of 2014 from 9591 Thousand in August of 2014. Unemployed Persons in the United States averaged 6549.15 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
9262.00 9591.00 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 Thursday, October 30, 2014.

United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.90 6.10 10.80 2.50 Percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 248.00 180.00 1114.00 -1966.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 12.00 5.00 422.00 -260.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 236.00 175.00 1089.00 -821.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 4.00 -4.00 572.00 -519.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 287.00 288.00 695.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 2384.00 2382.00 6635.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
Adp Employment Change 213.00 202.00 336.70 -842.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 146600.00 146368.00 146600.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 9262.00 9591.00 15382.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 4986.00 4924.00 5771.00 2134.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.02 1.98 2.80 1.98 Percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 13.70 13.00 19.60 7.80 Percent [+]
Productivity 105.97 105.36 106.57 27.55 Index Points [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.00 0.30 0.60 -0.15 Percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.60 34.50 34.70 33.80 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.70 62.80 67.30 58.10 Percent [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 30477.00 40010.00 248475.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 10.32 10.34 10.41 9.88 USD [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 19.61 19.56 19.61 1.27 USD [+]
Labour Costs 105.09 105.10 105.10 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 4835.00 4605.00 5273.00 2146.00 Hundreds [+]