Employment Situation

The Employment Situation Report presents statistics from two major surveys, the Current Population Survey and the Current Employment Statistics survey. The household survey provides information on the labor force, employment, and unemployment. It is a sample survey of about 60,000 eligible households conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau for the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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US Unemployment Rate

Current (Apr 2020) Previous (Mar 2020) % Chg Prev % Chg 1Y
14.70% 4.40% 234.1% 308.3%

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