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United States Unemployment Rate

Country:
United States
USD, US dollar
Sector:
Labor
Medium 4.1% 4.0%
4.1%
Last release Importance Actual Forecast
Previous
4.0%
4.1%
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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. Index decrease may have a positive effect on dollar quotes.

Last values:

actual data

forecast

The chart of the entire available history of the "United States Unemployment Rate" macroeconomic indicator. The dashed line shows the forecast values ​​of the economic indicator for the specified dates.

A significant deviation of a real value from a forecast one may cause a short-term strengthening or weakening of a national currency in the Forex market. The threshold values ​​of the indicators signaling the approach of the critical state of the national (local) economy occupy a special place.

Date (GMT)
Reference
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Jan 2018
4.1%
4.0%
4.1%
Dec 2017
4.1%
4.0%
4.1%
Nov 2017
4.1%
4.1%
4.1%
Oct 2017
4.1%
4.2%
4.2%
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%
Nov 2016
4.6%
4.9%
Oct 2016
4.9%
5.0%
Sep 2016
5.0%
4.9%
Aug 2016
4.9%
4.9%
Jul 2016
4.9%
4.9%
Jun 2016
4.9%
4.7%
May 2016
4.7%
5.0%
Apr 2016
5.0%
5.0%
Mar 2016
5.0%
4.9%
Feb 2016
4.9%
4.9%
Jan 2016
4.9%
5.0%
Dec 2015
5.0%
5.0%
Nov 2015
5.0%
5.0%
Oct 2015
5.0%
5.1%
Sep 2015
5.1%
5.1%
Aug 2015
5.1%
5.3%
Jul 2015
5.3%
5.3%
Jun 2015
5.3%
5.5%
May 2015
5.5%
5.4%
Apr 2015
5.4%
5.5%
Mar 2015
5.5%
5.5%
Feb 2015
5.5%
5.7%
Jan 2015
5.7%
5.6%
Dec 2014
5.6%
5.8%
Nov 2014
5.8%
5.8%
Oct 2014
5.8%
5.9%
Sep 2014
5.9%
6.1%
Aug 2014
6.1%
6.2%
Jul 2014
6.2%
6.1%
Jun 2014
6.1%
6.3%
May 2014
6.3%
6.3%
Apr 2014
6.3%
6.7%
Mar 2014
6.7%
6.7%
Feb 2014
6.7%
6.6%
Jan 2014
6.6%
6.7%
Dec 2013
6.7%
7.0%