USA: Unemployment rate

(measure: percent, source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Unemployment rate, percent in the USA, May, 2018: Data for that indicator for the USA are available from January 1960 to May 2018. During that period, the average value for the USA was 6.03 percent with a high of 10.8 percent in November 1982 and a low of 3.4 percent in September 1968. The source of the data for this indicator for the USA is: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. 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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