* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
USA: Unemployment rate forecast: For that indicator, International Monetary Fund provides data for the USA from 1980 to 2023. The average value for the USA during that period was 5.95 percent with a minumum of 3.39 percent in 2020 and a maximum of 9.71 percent in 1982. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Definition: The unemployment rate is the number of unemployed persons as a percentage of the labor force (the total number of people employed plus unemployed).