US U-6 Unemployment Rate:

11.30% for Sep 2014
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US U-6 Unemployment Rate is at 11.30%, compared to 12.00% last month and 13.10% last year. This is higher than the long term average of 10.71%.

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Sept. 30, 2014 11.30%
Aug. 31, 2014 12.00%
July 31, 2014 12.60%
June 30, 2014 12.40%
May 31, 2014 11.70%
April 30, 2014 11.80%
March 31, 2014 12.80%
Feb. 28, 2014 13.10%
Jan. 31, 2014 13.50%
Dec. 31, 2013 13.00%
Nov. 30, 2013 12.70%
Oct. 31, 2013 13.20%
Sept. 30, 2013 13.10%
Aug. 31, 2013 13.60%
July 31, 2013 14.30%
June 30, 2013 14.60%
May 31, 2013 13.40%
April 30, 2013 13.40%
March 31, 2013 13.90%
Feb. 28, 2013 14.90%
Jan. 31, 2013 15.40%
Dec. 31, 2012 14.40%
Nov. 30, 2012 13.90%
Oct. 31, 2012 13.90%
Sept. 30, 2012 14.20%
   
Aug. 31, 2012 14.60%
July 31, 2012 15.20%
June 30, 2012 15.10%
May 31, 2012 14.30%
April 30, 2012 14.10%
March 31, 2012 14.80%
Feb. 29, 2012 15.60%
Jan. 31, 2012 16.20%
Dec. 31, 2011 15.20%
Nov. 30, 2011 15.00%
Oct. 31, 2011 15.30%
Sept. 30, 2011 15.70%
Aug. 31, 2011 16.10%
July 31, 2011 16.30%
June 30, 2011 16.40%
May 31, 2011 15.40%
April 30, 2011 15.50%
March 31, 2011 16.20%
Feb. 28, 2011 16.70%
Jan. 31, 2011 17.30%
Dec. 31, 2010 16.60%
Nov. 30, 2010 16.30%
Oct. 31, 2010 15.90%
Sept. 30, 2010 16.20%
Aug. 31, 2010 16.40%

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US U-6 Unemployment Rate Summary

  • Last Value: 11.30%
  • Latest Period: Sep 2014
  • Updated: Oct 3, 2014, 8:36 AM EDT
  • Next Release: Nov 7, 2014, 8:30 AM EST
  • Frequency: Monthly
  • Unit: Percent of Labor Force Plus Marginally Attached
  • Adjustment: Not Seasonally Adjusted
  • Value Previously: 12.00%
  • Change From Previous: -5.83%
  • Value One Year Ago: 13.10%
  • Change From One Year Ago: -13.74%
  • First Period: Jan 1994
  • First Value: 12.80%
  • Notes: U-6 Unemployment is all unemployed, marginally attached and part-time for economic reasons individuals as a percent of the civillian labor force plus all marginally attached workers.

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US U-6 Unemployment Rate Excel Add-In Codes

  • Indicator Code: I:USU6UR
  • Indicator Name: =YCI("I:USU6UR","name")
  • Latest Value: =YCP("I:USU6UR")
  • Last 5 Values: =YCS("I:USU6UR",,-4)

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