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Articles on the world economy:
USA: Unemployment rate for males: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for the USA from 1991 to 2018. The average value for the USA during that period was 6.1 percent with a minumum of 3.9 percent in 2000 and a maximum of 10.51 percent in 2010. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Definition: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.