US U-5 Unemployment Rate:

4.80% for Nov 2017
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US U-5 Unemployment Rate is at 4.80%, compared to 4.80% last month and 5.60% last year. This is lower than the long term average of 6.96%.

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Nov. 30, 2017 4.80%
Oct. 31, 2017 4.80%
Sept. 30, 2017 5.00%
Aug. 31, 2017 5.40%
July 31, 2017 5.50%
June 30, 2017 5.40%
May 31, 2017 5.00%
April 30, 2017 5.00%
March 31, 2017 5.50%
Feb. 28, 2017 6.00%
Jan. 31, 2017 6.20%
Dec. 31, 2016 5.50%
Nov. 30, 2016 5.60%
Oct. 31, 2016 5.70%
Sept. 30, 2016 5.90%
Aug. 31, 2016 6.00%
July 31, 2016 6.30%
June 30, 2016 6.10%
May 31, 2016 5.60%
April 30, 2016 5.70%
March 31, 2016 6.10%
Feb. 29, 2016 6.30%
Jan. 31, 2016 6.50%
Dec. 31, 2015 5.90%
Nov. 30, 2015 5.80%
   
Oct. 31, 2015 6.00%
Sept. 30, 2015 6.00%
Aug. 31, 2015 6.30%
July 31, 2015 6.70%
June 30, 2015 6.60%
May 31, 2015 6.40%
April 30, 2015 6.40%
March 31, 2015 6.80%
Feb. 28, 2015 7.10%
Jan. 31, 2015 7.40%
Dec. 31, 2014 6.70%
Nov. 30, 2014 6.80%
Oct. 31, 2014 6.80%
Sept. 30, 2014 7.10%
Aug. 31, 2014 7.50%
July 31, 2014 7.80%
June 30, 2014 7.50%
May 31, 2014 7.30%
April 30, 2014 7.20%
March 31, 2014 8.10%
Feb. 28, 2014 8.40%
Jan. 31, 2014 8.60%
Dec. 31, 2013 7.90%
Nov. 30, 2013 7.90%
Oct. 31, 2013 8.30%

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US U-5 Unemployment Rate Summary

  • Last Value: 4.80%
  • Latest Period: Nov 2017
  • Updated: Dec 8, 2017, 08:37 EST
  • Next Release: Jan 5, 2018, 08:30 EST
  • Frequency: Monthly
  • Unit: Percent of the Labor Force and Marg Attached
  • Adjustment: Not Seasonally Adjusted
  • Value Previously: 4.80%
  • Change From Previous: 0.00
  • Value One Year Ago: 5.60%
  • Change From One Year Ago: -14.29%
  • First Period: Jan 1994
  • First Value: 8.80%
  • Notes: Total unemployed plus all marginally attached as a percent of the civillian labor force plus discouraged workers.

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  • Latest Value: =YCP("I:USU5UR")
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