• Employment
  • United States

Unemployment Rate

US Unemployment Rate

The unemployment rate is released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and calculates the percentage of eligible workers not currently employed that are actively seeking work.

Unemployment Rate

Last 10 values for US Unemployment Rate
Date Value Previous Change
Nov 2016 4.6 4.9 -0.30 
Oct 2016 4.9 5.0 -0.10 
Sep 2016 5.0 4.9 +0.10 
Aug 2016 4.9 4.9 -- 
Jul 2016 4.9 4.9 -- 
Jun 2016 4.9 4.7 +0.20 
May 2016 4.7 5.0 -0.30 
Apr 2016 5.0 5.0 -- 
Mar 2016 5.0 4.9 +0.10 
Feb 2016 4.9 4.9 --