Employment Rate in the United States remained unchanged at 60.60 percent in May from 60.60 percent in April of 2019. Employment Rate in the United States averaged 59.34 percent from 1950 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 64.70 percent in April of 2000 and a record low of 55 percent in July of 1954.

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United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.60 3.60 10.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 75.00 224.00 1118.00 -1959.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 90.00 205.00 1092.00 -1766.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls -15.00 19.00 427.00 -260.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 3.00 5.00 655.00 -1715.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 222.00 219.00 695.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 1695.00 1693.00 6635.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
ADP Employment Change 27.00 271.00 360.00 -706.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 156758.00 156645.00 156949.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 5888.00 5824.00 15352.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.20 0.20 0.60 -0.20 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.40 34.40 34.60 33.70 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.80 62.80 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 0.80 0.76 4.40 0.08 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 8.50 8.30 19.50 7.80 percent [+]
Labour Costs 108.71 109.16 109.61 17.00 Index Points [+]
Productivity 106.96 106.06 106.96 26.02 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 7858.00 7343.00 7858.00 2132.00 Thousand [+]
Job Offers 7449.00 7474.00 7626.00 2264.00 Thousand [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 58577.00 40023.00 248475.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 23.38 23.31 23.38 2.50 USD/Hour [+]
Wage Growth 4.19 4.22 13.78 -5.88 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 22.04 22.02 22.04 1.27 USD/Hour [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD/Hour [+]
Employment Cost Index 0.70 0.70 1.60 0.20 percent [+]
Population 325.72 323.41 325.72 76.09 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 66.00 66.00 66.00 66.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 66.00 66.00 66.00 66.00 [+]
Employment Rate 60.60 60.60 64.70 55.00 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 129695.00 129778.00 130159.00 64640.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 26981.00 26915.00 28134.00 10086.00 Thousand [+]
Living Wage Family 2380.00 2270.00 2380.00 2160.00 USD/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1660.00 1560.00 1660.00 1450.00 USD/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 4520.00 4330.00 4950.00 4330.00 USD/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1960.00 1760.00 2340.00 1760.00 USD/Month [+]


United States Employment Rate

In United States, the employment rate measures the number of people who have a job as a percentage of the working age population. This page provides - United States Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Employment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
60.60 60.60 64.70 55.00 1950 - 2019 percent Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Mexico 96.50 Apr/19
Switzerland 80.60 Dec/18
Netherlands 77.90 Dec/18
Germany 76.50 Dec/18
United Kingdom 76.10 Mar/19
France 66.10 Mar/19
Spain 63.58 Mar/19
Australia 62.40 Apr/19
Canada 62.20 May/19
South Korea 61.50 May/19
United States 60.60 May/19
Japan 60.50 Apr/19
Russia 59.00 Apr/19
Italy 58.80 Apr/19
Brazil 54.20 Apr/19
Turkey 46.00 Feb/19
South Africa 42.56 Mar/19
Argentina 42.20 Dec/18


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