The number of unemployed persons in The United States decreased to 5722 Thousand in December of 2022 from 6000 Thousand in November of 2022. source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Unemployed Persons in the United States averaged 6602.05 Thousand from 1948 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 23050.00 Thousand in April of 2020 and a record low of 1596.00 Thousand in May of 1953. This page provides - United States Unemployed Persons - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Unemployed Persons - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on February of 2023.

Unemployed Persons in the United States is expected to be 6050.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations.

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United States Unemployed Persons



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Unemployment Rate 3.50 3.60 percent Dec 2022
Non Farm Payrolls 223.00 256.00 Thousand Dec 2022
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 220.00 202.00 Thousand Dec 2022
Government Payrolls 3.00 54.00 Thousand Dec 2022
Manufacturing Payrolls 8.00 8.00 Thousand Dec 2022
Unemployed Persons 5722.00 6000.00 Thousand Dec 2022
Employed Persons 159244.00 158527.00 Thousand Dec 2022
Average Hourly Earnings 0.30 0.40 percent Dec 2022
Average Weekly Hours 34.30 34.40 Hours Dec 2022
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.30 62.20 percent Dec 2022
Long Term Unemployment Rate 0.65 0.74 percent Dec 2022
Youth Unemployment Rate 8.20 8.20 percent Dec 2022
Productivity 113.27 113.04 points Sep 2022
Labour Costs 126.60 125.86 points Sep 2022
Job Vacancies 9756.00 10752.00 Thousand Nov 2022
Job Offers 11012.00 10440.00 Thousand Dec 2022
Wages 28.07 28.10 USD/Hour Dec 2022
Wages in Manufacturing 25.66 25.58 USD/Hour Dec 2022
Employment Cost Index 1.00 1.20 percent Dec 2022
Part Time Employment 26794.00 26092.00 Thousand Dec 2022
Full Time Employment 132299.00 132320.00 Thousand Dec 2022
Employment Rate 60.10 59.90 percent Dec 2022

United States Unemployed Persons
In the United States, unemployed persons are individuals who are without a job and actively seeking to work.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5722.00 6000.00 23050.00 1596.00 1948 - 2022 Thousand Monthly
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