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USD, United States Dollar

Unemployment Rate

Country: United States
Sector: Labor
High 4.2% 4.2%
4.4%
Last release Importance Actual Forecast
Previous
4.2%
4.2%
Next release Actual Forecast
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Unemployment Rate is a percentage of unemployed workers in relation to the total civilian labor force. It reflects unemployed people actively seeking employment.

The unemployment rate is a measure of the labor market state and the economic situation in the United States. Decrease of the figure is seen as positive for the US dollar.

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History

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Date (GMT)
Reference
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Sep 2017
4.2%
4.2%
4.4%
Aug 2017
4.4%
4.2%
4.3%
Jul 2017
4.3%
4.2%
4.4%
Jun 2017
4.4%
4.3%
4.3%
May 2017
4.3%
4.4%
4.4%
Apr 2017
4.4%
4.6%
4.5%
Mar 2017
4.5%
4.7%
Feb 2017
4.7%
4.8%
Jan 2017
4.8%
4.7%
Dec 2016
4.7%
4.6%