United States Unemployment Rate Report

United States Unemployment by State

United States Unemployment 4.6%

United States Historical Unemployment Trends

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Since 2005 the employment rate in the United States as ranged from 2.5% in May of 1953 to 10.8% in November of 1982. The current unemployment rate for the United States is 7.1%. See how local areas compare to United States unemployment rate by using our Unemployment Compare Tool!

US Unemployment Rate By Month

2016 US Unemployment Rate
Month/Year National %
1/2016 4.9%
2/2016 4.9%
3/2016 5.0%
4/2016 5.0%
5/2016 4.7%
6/2016 4.9%
7/2016 4.9%
8/2016 4.9%
9/2016 5.0%
10/2016 4.9%
11/2016 4.6%

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