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.
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.