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Unemployment rate, percent in the USA, December, 2020: For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from January 1960 to December 2020. The average value for the USA during that period was 6 percent with a minimum of 3.4 percent in September 1968 and a maximum of 14.8 percent in April 2020. Click on the following link to see the values of Unemployment rate, percent around the world.
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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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