US U-6 Unemployment Rate:

8.70% for Mar 2020
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US U-6 Unemployment Rate is at 8.70%, compared to 7.00% last month and 7.40% last year. This is lower than the long term average of 10.28%.

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March 31, 2020 8.70%
Feb. 29, 2020 7.00%
Jan. 31, 2020 6.90%
Dec. 31, 2019 6.70%
Nov. 30, 2019 6.80%
Oct. 31, 2019 6.90%
Sept. 30, 2019 6.90%
Aug. 31, 2019 7.20%
July 31, 2019 6.90%
June 30, 2019 7.20%
May 31, 2019 7.20%
April 30, 2019 7.30%
March 31, 2019 7.40%
Feb. 28, 2019 7.20%
Jan. 31, 2019 8.00%
Dec. 31, 2018 7.60%
Nov. 30, 2018 7.60%
Oct. 31, 2018 7.50%
Sept. 30, 2018 7.50%
Aug. 31, 2018 7.30%
July 31, 2018 7.50%
June 30, 2018 7.80%
May 31, 2018 7.80%
April 30, 2018 7.90%
March 31, 2018 8.00%
   
Feb. 28, 2018 8.10%
Jan. 31, 2018 8.00%
Dec. 31, 2017 8.10%
Nov. 30, 2017 8.00%
Oct. 31, 2017 8.00%
Sept. 30, 2017 8.30%
Aug. 31, 2017 8.60%
July 31, 2017 8.50%
June 30, 2017 8.50%
May 31, 2017 8.50%
April 30, 2017 8.60%
March 31, 2017 8.70%
Feb. 28, 2017 9.10%
Jan. 31, 2017 9.30%
Dec. 31, 2016 9.20%
Nov. 30, 2016 9.30%
Oct. 31, 2016 9.60%
Sept. 30, 2016 9.70%
Aug. 31, 2016 9.60%
July 31, 2016 9.70%
June 30, 2016 9.50%
May 31, 2016 9.80%
April 30, 2016 9.80%
March 31, 2016 9.80%
Feb. 29, 2016 9.70%

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Stats

Last Value 8.70%
Latest Period Mar 2020
Last Updated Apr 3 2020, 08:38 EDT
Next Release May 8 2020, 08:30 EDT
Long Term Average 10.28%
Value from 1 Year Ago 7.40%
Change from 1 Year Ago 17.57%
Frequency Monthly
Unit Percent of Labor Force Plus Marginally Attached
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted
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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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