US U-6 Unemployment Rate:

8.10% for May 2017
Add to Watchlists
Create an Alert

US U-6 Unemployment Rate is at 8.10%, compared to 8.10% last month and 9.40% last year. This is lower than the long term average of 10.62%.

View Full Chart

US U-6 Unemployment Rate Chart

Export Data
Save Image
Print Image

US U-6 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  
May 31, 2017 8.10%
April 30, 2017 8.10%
March 31, 2017 8.90%
Feb. 28, 2017 9.50%
Jan. 31, 2017 10.10%
Dec. 31, 2016 9.10%
Nov. 30, 2016 9.00%
Oct. 31, 2016 9.20%
Sept. 30, 2016 9.30%
Aug. 31, 2016 9.70%
July 31, 2016 10.10%
June 30, 2016 9.90%
May 31, 2016 9.40%
April 30, 2016 9.30%
March 31, 2016 9.90%
Feb. 29, 2016 10.10%
Jan. 31, 2016 10.50%
Dec. 31, 2015 9.80%
Nov. 30, 2015 9.60%
Oct. 31, 2015 9.50%
Sept. 30, 2015 9.60%
Aug. 31, 2015 10.30%
July 31, 2015 10.70%
June 30, 2015 10.80%
May 31, 2015 10.40%
   
April 30, 2015 10.40%
March 31, 2015 11.00%
Feb. 28, 2015 11.40%
Jan. 31, 2015 12.00%
Dec. 31, 2014 11.10%
Nov. 30, 2014 11.00%
Oct. 31, 2014 11.10%
Sept. 30, 2014 11.30%
Aug. 31, 2014 12.00%
July 31, 2014 12.60%
June 30, 2014 12.40%
May 31, 2014 11.70%
April 30, 2014 11.80%
March 31, 2014 12.80%
Feb. 28, 2014 13.10%
Jan. 31, 2014 13.50%
Dec. 31, 2013 13.00%
Nov. 30, 2013 12.70%
Oct. 31, 2013 13.20%
Sept. 30, 2013 13.10%
Aug. 31, 2013 13.60%
July 31, 2013 14.30%
June 30, 2013 14.60%
May 31, 2013 13.40%
April 30, 2013 13.40%

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-6 Unemployment Rate Summary

  • Last Value: 8.10%
  • Latest Period: May 2017
  • Updated: Jun 2, 2017, 08:47 EDT
  • Next Release: Jul 7, 2017, 08:30 EDT
  • Frequency: Monthly
  • Unit: Percent of Labor Force Plus Marginally Attached
  • Adjustment: Not Seasonally Adjusted
  • Value Previously: 8.10%
  • Change From Previous: 0.00
  • Value One Year Ago: 9.40%
  • Change From One Year Ago: -13.83%
  • First Period: Jan 1994
  • First Value: 12.80%
  • 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.

Professional Data Verification

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

Professional Download Source File

I:USU6UR Excel Add-In Codes

  • Indicator Code: I:USU6UR
  • Indicator Name: =YCI("I:USU6UR","name")
  • Latest Value: =YCP("I:USU6UR")
  • Last 5 Values: =YCS("I:USU6UR",,-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.