United States (US, USA or America) Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) Statistics

21, May 2019, EDT.

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Economic Indicator: Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) › See all United States indicators, › See Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) data for all countries
Detailed Analysis for Year: 2015 › Change year
Full Dataset: from 1980 to 2019
Dataset updated: 17th March 2015
Data Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF)
National or Regional Currency: US Dollar
Currency Symbol: US$

Source: National Statistics Office Latest actual data: 2015 Employment type: National definition Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollar Data last updated: 03/2016

Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) Statistics for United States (US, USA or America), Year 2015 - In Detail

Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for United States in year 2015 is 5.283 %.

This makes United States No. 75 in world rankings according to Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) in year 2015. The world's average Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) value is 4.44 %; United States is 0.84 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for United States was 6.17 % Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for United States in 2015 was or will be 14.33% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for United States was or will be 4.85 %, which is 8.18% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for United States, in other Years
Year %
  2021 5.028
  2020 4.995
  2019 4.901
  2018 4.821
  2017 4.836
  2016 4.851
2015 5.283
  2014 6.167
  2013 7.375
  2012 8.075
  2011 8.933
  2010 9.608
  2009 9.283
  2008 5.8
  2007 4.617
  2006 4.608
  2005 5.083
  2004 5.542
  2003 5.992
  2002 5.783
  2001 4.742
  2000 3.967
  1999 4.217
  1998 4.5
  1997 4.942
  1996 5.408
  1995 5.592
  1994 6.1
  1993 6.908
  1992 7.492
  1991 6.85
  1990 5.617
  1989 5.258
  1988 5.492
  1987 6.175
  1986 7
  1985 7.192
  1984 7.508
  1983 9.6
  1982 9.708
  1981 7.617
  1980 7.175