US Labor Force Participation Rate:

63.20% for Mar 2014
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US Labor Force Participation Rate is at 63.20%, compared to 63.00% last month and 63.30% last year. This is higher than the long term average of 62.89%.

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March 31, 2014 63.20%
Feb. 28, 2014 63.00%
Jan. 31, 2014 63.00%
Dec. 31, 2013 62.80%
Nov. 30, 2013 63.00%
Oct. 31, 2013 62.80%
Sept. 30, 2013 63.20%
Aug. 31, 2013 63.20%
July 31, 2013 63.40%
June 30, 2013 63.50%
May 31, 2013 63.40%
April 30, 2013 63.40%
March 31, 2013 63.30%
Feb. 28, 2013 63.50%
Jan. 31, 2013 63.60%
Dec. 31, 2012 63.60%
Nov. 30, 2012 63.60%
Oct. 31, 2012 63.70%
Sept. 30, 2012 63.60%
Aug. 31, 2012 63.50%
July 31, 2012 63.70%
June 30, 2012 63.80%
May 31, 2012 63.80%
April 30, 2012 63.70%
March 31, 2012 63.80%
   
Feb. 29, 2012 63.90%
Jan. 31, 2012 63.70%
Dec. 31, 2011 64.00%
Nov. 30, 2011 64.10%
Oct. 31, 2011 64.10%
Sept. 30, 2011 64.20%
Aug. 31, 2011 64.10%
July 31, 2011 64.00%
June 30, 2011 64.00%
May 31, 2011 64.20%
April 30, 2011 64.20%
March 31, 2011 64.20%
Feb. 28, 2011 64.20%
Jan. 31, 2011 64.20%
Dec. 31, 2010 64.30%
Nov. 30, 2010 64.50%
Oct. 31, 2010 64.40%
Sept. 30, 2010 64.60%
Aug. 31, 2010 64.70%
July 31, 2010 64.60%
June 30, 2010 64.60%
May 31, 2010 64.90%
April 30, 2010 65.10%
March 31, 2010 64.90%
Feb. 28, 2010 64.90%

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US Labor Force Participation Rate Summary

  • Last Value: 63.20%
  • Latest Period: Mar 2014
  • Updated: Apr 4, 2014, 10:19 AM EDT
  • Next Release: May 2, 2014, 8:30 AM EDT
  • Frequency: Monthly
  • Unit: Percent
  • Adjustment: Seasonally Adjusted
  • Value Previously: 63.00%
  • Change From Previous: 0.32%
  • Value One Year Ago: 63.30%
  • Change From One Year Ago: -0.16%
  • Excel Add-In Code: I:USLFPR

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About Labor Force Participation

Percentage of eligible group that is participating in the labor force.
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