The number of unemployed persons in The United States decreased to 12580 Thousand in September of 2020 from 13550 Thousand in August of 2020.

Unemployed Persons in the United States averaged 6568.02 Thousand from 1948 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 23078 Thousand in April of 2020 and a record low of 1596 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 October of 2020.

Unemployed Persons in the United States is expected to be 11000.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployed Persons in the United States to stand at 7000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Unemployed Persons is projected to trend around 6890.00 Thousand in 2021 and 6200.00 Thousand in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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United States Unemployed Persons

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
12580.00 13550.00 23078.00 1596.00 1948 - 2020 Thousand Monthly
Volume, SA

United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 7.90 8.40 14.70 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 661.00 1489.00 4781.00 -20787.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 877.00 1022.00 4729.00 -19835.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls -216.00 467.00 467.00 -952.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 66.00 36.00 655.00 -1715.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 751.00 791.00 6867.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 7756.00 8465.00 24912.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
ADP Employment Change 749.00 481.00 4485.00 -19409.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 147563.00 147288.00 158803.00 57172.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 12580.00 13550.00 23078.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.10 0.30 4.70 -1.30 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.70 34.60 34.70 33.70 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.40 61.70 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 0.94 0.87 4.40 0.08 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 14.70 18.60 27.40 4.80 percent [+]
Labour Costs 116.86 114.37 116.86 17.00 points [+]
Productivity 110.95 108.31 110.95 25.99 points [+]
Job Vacancies 6645.00 7036.00 7746.00 2157.00 Thousand [+]
Job Offers 6493.00 6697.00 7520.00 2264.00 Thousand [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 118804.00 115762.00 671129.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 24.79 24.78 25.12 2.50 USD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 22.95 22.73 22.95 1.27 USD/Hour [+]
Wage Growth -0.45 -1.27 13.78 -7.00 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD/Hour [+]
Employment Cost Index 0.50 0.80 2.00 0.20 percent [+]
Population 329.13 327.17 329.13 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 56.60 56.50 64.70 51.30 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 122423.00 122369.00 131755.00 64640.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 25161.00 24973.00 28134.00 10086.00 Thousand [+]
Jobless Claims 4-week Average 787.75 812.25 5790.25 179.00 Thousand [+]


United States Unemployed Persons
In the United States, unemployed persons are individuals who are without a job and actively seeking to work.