US U-4 Unemployment Rate:

3.80% for Sep 2018
Add to Watchlists
Create an Alert

US U-4 Unemployment Rate is at 3.80%, compared to 4.20% last month and 4.30% last year. This is lower than the long term average of 6.14%.

View Full Chart

US U-4 Unemployment Rate Chart

Export Data
Save Image
Print Image

US U-4 Unemployment Rate Historical Data

View and export this data going back to 1994. Start your Free Trial
Export Data Date Range:
Data for this Date Range  
Sept. 30, 2018 3.80%
Aug. 31, 2018 4.20%
July 31, 2018 4.40%
June 30, 2018 4.40%
May 31, 2018 3.80%
April 30, 2018 3.90%
March 31, 2018 4.40%
Feb. 28, 2018 4.60%
Jan. 31, 2018 4.80%
Dec. 31, 2017 4.20%
Nov. 30, 2017 4.20%
Oct. 31, 2017 4.20%
Sept. 30, 2017 4.30%
Aug. 31, 2017 4.80%
July 31, 2017 4.90%
June 30, 2017 4.80%
May 31, 2017 4.30%
April 30, 2017 4.40%
March 31, 2017 4.80%
Feb. 28, 2017 5.30%
Jan. 31, 2017 5.50%
Dec. 31, 2016 4.80%
Nov. 30, 2016 4.80%
Oct. 31, 2016 5.00%
Sept. 30, 2016 5.10%
   
Aug. 31, 2016 5.30%
July 31, 2016 5.50%
June 30, 2016 5.40%
May 31, 2016 4.90%
April 30, 2016 5.00%
March 31, 2016 5.50%
Feb. 29, 2016 5.60%
Jan. 31, 2016 5.70%
Dec. 31, 2015 5.20%
Nov. 30, 2015 5.20%
Oct. 31, 2015 5.20%
Sept. 30, 2015 5.30%
Aug. 31, 2015 5.60%
July 31, 2015 6.00%
June 30, 2015 5.80%
May 31, 2015 5.60%
April 30, 2015 5.50%
March 31, 2015 6.00%
Feb. 28, 2015 6.30%
Jan. 31, 2015 6.50%
Dec. 31, 2014 5.80%
Nov. 30, 2014 5.90%
Oct. 31, 2014 6.00%
Sept. 30, 2014 6.20%
Aug. 31, 2014 6.70%

There is no data for the selected date range.

An error occurred. Please try again by refreshing your browser or contact us with details of your problem.

Advertisement

US U-4 Unemployment Rate Summary

  • Last Value: 3.80%
  • Latest Period: Sep 2018
  • Updated: Oct 5, 2018, 08:34 EDT
  • Next Release: Nov 2, 2018, 08:30 EDT
  • Frequency: Monthly
  • Unit: Percent of the Labor Force and Discouraged Workers
  • Adjustment: Not Seasonally Adjusted
  • Value Previously: 4.20%
  • Change From Previous: -9.52%
  • Value One Year Ago: 4.30%
  • Change From One Year Ago: -11.63%
  • First Period: Jan 1994
  • First Value: 7.80%
  • Notes: Total unemployed plus discouraged workers as a percent of the civillian labor force plus discouraged workers.

Professional Data Verification

Need to see the raw data? Download the original data directly from our source.

Professional Download Source File

I:USU4UR Excel Add-In Codes

  • Indicator Code: I:USU4UR
  • Indicator Name: =YCI("I:USU4UR","name")
  • Latest Value: =YCP("I:USU4UR")
  • Last 5 Values: =YCS("I:USU4UR",,-4)

To find the codes for any of our financial metrics, see our Complete Reference of Metric Codes.

Access our powerful Excel Add-in with a YCharts Professional Membership. Learn More.

Advertisement

{{root.upsell.info.feature_headline}}.

{{root.upsell.info.feature_description}}

Please note that this feature is only available as an add-on to YCharts subscriptions.


Please note that this feature requires full activation of your account and is not permitted during the free trial period.

Start My Free Trial {{root.upsell.info.call_to_action}} No credit card required.

Already a subscriber? Sign in.