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.
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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.