USA: Male unemployment

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 USA

Unemployment rate for males

 Latest value 3.80
 Year 2023
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2023
 Average 5.92
 Min - Max 3.68 - 10.51
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 1991 to 2023. The average value for the USA during that period was 5.92 percent with a minimum of 3.68 percent in 2022 and a maximum of 10.51 percent in 2010. The latest value from 2023 is 3.8 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 178 countries is 6.41 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
USA - Male unemployment - Recent values chart

Historical chart
USA - Male unemployment - historical chart - 1991-2023




Definition: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.

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 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 170.60 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 3.65 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 3.47 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 3.80 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 7.98 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 61.86 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 46.46 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 56.51 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 67.39 2023 percent
 Self-employment 6.28 2022 percent
 Employment 161.55 9/2023 million employed people
 Unemployment rate 3.80 9/2023 percent
 Labor cost 140.10 Q3/2023 index points
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