US Labor Force Participation Rate:

62.80% for May 2019
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US Labor Force Participation Rate is at 62.80%, compared to 62.80% last month and 62.80% last year. This is lower than the long term average of 62.88%.

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May 31, 2019 62.80%
April 30, 2019 62.80%
March 31, 2019 63.00%
Feb. 28, 2019 63.20%
Jan. 31, 2019 63.20%
Dec. 31, 2018 63.10%
Nov. 30, 2018 62.90%
Oct. 31, 2018 62.90%
Sept. 30, 2018 62.70%
Aug. 31, 2018 62.70%
July 31, 2018 62.90%
June 30, 2018 62.90%
May 31, 2018 62.80%
April 30, 2018 62.80%
March 31, 2018 62.90%
Feb. 28, 2018 63.00%
Jan. 31, 2018 62.70%
Dec. 31, 2017 62.70%
Nov. 30, 2017 62.80%
Oct. 31, 2017 62.70%
Sept. 30, 2017 63.10%
Aug. 31, 2017 62.90%
July 31, 2017 62.90%
June 30, 2017 62.80%
May 31, 2017 62.80%
   
April 30, 2017 62.90%
March 31, 2017 62.90%
Feb. 28, 2017 62.90%
Jan. 31, 2017 62.90%
Dec. 31, 2016 62.70%
Nov. 30, 2016 62.70%
Oct. 31, 2016 62.80%
Sept. 30, 2016 62.90%
Aug. 31, 2016 62.80%
July 31, 2016 62.80%
June 30, 2016 62.70%
May 31, 2016 62.60%
April 30, 2016 62.80%
March 31, 2016 63.00%
Feb. 29, 2016 62.90%
Jan. 31, 2016 62.80%
Dec. 31, 2015 62.70%
Nov. 30, 2015 62.50%
Oct. 31, 2015 62.50%
Sept. 30, 2015 62.40%
Aug. 31, 2015 62.60%
July 31, 2015 62.60%
June 30, 2015 62.60%
May 31, 2015 62.90%
April 30, 2015 62.80%

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Stats

Last Value 62.80%
Latest Period May 2019
Last Updated Jun 7 2019, 08:34 EDT
Next Release Jul 5 2019, 08:30 EDT
Long Term Average 62.88%
Value from 1 Year Ago 62.80%
Change from 1 Year Ago 0.00%
Frequency Monthly
Unit Percent
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted
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