Employment Rate in the United States increased to 61.20 percent in January from 61 percent in December of 2019. United States Employment Rate - data, historical chart, and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2020 from its official source.

Employment Rate in the United States averaged 59.27 percent from 1948 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 64.70 percent in April of 2000 and a record low of 54.90 percent in October of 1949. This page provides - United States Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.

Employment Rate in the United States is expected to be 60.70 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employment Rate in the United States to stand at 60.80 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Employment Rate is projected to trend around 60.40 percent in 2021, according to our econometric models.

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United States Employment Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
61.20 61.00 64.70 54.90 1948 - 2020 percent Monthly

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.