Civilian Unemployment Rate

Chart Range: 5d 1m 3m 6m YTD 1y 5y All [Values expressed in Percent]

Latest Data Values

DateValue
07-01-2015 5.300
07-01-2015 5.300
07-01-2015 5.300
07-01-2015 5.300
07-01-2015 5.300
07-01-2015 5.300

Economic Indicator Details

Units:Percent
Frequency:Monthly
Seasonal Adjustment:Seasonally Adjusted
Last Updated:2015-08-07 09:06:05
Release/Source: Employment Situation
Notes:The unemployment rate represents the number of unemployed as a percentage of the labor force. Labor force data are restricted to people 16 years of age and older, who currently reside in 1 of the 50 states or the District of Columbia, who do not reside in institutions (e.g., penal and mental facilities, homes for the aged), and who are not on active duty in the Armed Forces. This rate is also defined as the U-3 measure of labor underutilization. The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)' The source code is: LNS14000000