USA: Unemployment rate

(measure: percent, source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Unemployment rate, percent in the USA, August, 2019: For that indicator, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics provides data for the USA from 1960 to 2019. The average value for the USA during that period was 5.98 percent with a minumum of 3.4 percent in September 1968 and a maximum of 10.8 percent in November 1982. Click on the following link to see the values of Unemployment rate, percent around the world.
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Measure: percent
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Definition: The unemployment rate represents the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
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