Civilian Unemployment Rate : 3.60 (As of 2022-04-01)

Monthly , seasonally adjusted . The unemployment rate represents the number of unemployed as a percentage of the labor force. Labor force data are restricted to people 16 years of age and older, who currently reside in 1 of the 50 states or the District of Columbia, who do not reside in institutions (e.g., penal and mental facilities, homes for the aged), and who are not on active duty in the Armed Forces. This rate is also defined as the U-3 measure of labor underutilization. The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)' The source code is: LNS14000000
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Historical Data

Date Value YOY (%)
2021-03-01
6
+71.43%
2021-06-01
5.90
+68.57%
2021-07-01
5.40
+54.29%
2021-08-01
5.20
+48.57%
2021-09-01
4.70
+34.29%
2021-05-01
5.80
+65.71%
2021-11-01
4.20
+20%
2021-12-01
3.90
+11.43%
2022-01-01
4
+14.29%
2022-02-01
3.80
+8.57%
2022-03-01
3.60
+2.86%
2021-04-01
6
+71.43%
2022-04-01
3.60
+2.86%
2021-10-01
4.60
+31.43%
Total 892
Related Item Date Value Unit 1-Year Growth 3-Year Growth 5-Year Growth 10-Year Growth
Unemployment Rate: Ages 20+, African American Men
2022-04-01
6.10
%
-40.20%
-2.59%
-3.53%
-7.97%
Civilian Unemployment Rate
2022-04-01
3.60
%
-40%
-
-3.93%
-7.90%
Median Duration of Unemployment (in weeks)
2022-04-01
7.50
Weeks
-61.34%
-6.91%
-5.78%
-8.92%
Civilian Employment-Population Ratio
2022-04-01
60
%
+3.63%
-0.33%
-0.07%
+0.27%
Total Nonfarm Payrolls: All Employees
2022-04-01
151,314
Thousands
+4.58%
+0.18%
+0.69%
+1.23%
All Employees: Government
2022-04-01
22,189
Thousands
+1.27%
-0.54%
-0.13%
+0.12%
Total Unemployed, Plus All Persons Marginally Attached to the Labor Force, Plus Total Employed Part Time for Economic Reasons, as a Percent of the Civilian Labor Force Plus All Persons Marginally Attached to the Labor Force (U-6)
2022-04-01
7
%
-32.04%
-1.39%
-4.03%
-7.08%
Total not in labor force
2022-04-01
99,513
Thousands
-0.61%
+1.15%
+1.06%
+1.21%
Unemployment Rate, College Graduates, Bachelor's Degree and Higher, Aged 25+
2022-04-01
2
%
-42.86%
-1.61%
-3.58%
-6.69%
Civilian Noninstitutional Population
2022-04-01
263,559
Thousands
+0.94%
+0.62%
+0.69%
+0.82%
Employment Level: Part-time for Economic Reasons, All Industries
2022-04-01
4,033
Thousands
-23.11%
-5.01%
-5.24%
-6.51%
Special Unemployment Rate: Unemployed and Discouraged Workers
2022-04-01
3.90
%
-39.06%
-
-3.66%
-7.81%
Unemployment Rate, African Americans
2022-04-01
5.90
%
-39.18%
-3.66%
-5.67%
-7.80%
Number of Civilians Unemployed for 27 Weeks and Over
2022-04-01
1,483
Thousands
-64.58%
+6.51%
-2.11%
-11.67%
Unemployment Rate, High School Graduates, No college, aged 25+
2022-04-01
3.80
%
-44.93%
+3.77%
-3.75%
-7.17%
Unemployment Rate, White
2022-04-01
3.20
%
-39.62%
+1.06%
-3.38%
-8.04%
Not in labor force, want a job now
2022-04-01
5,859
Thousands
-11.60%
+4.69%
+0.59%
-0.92%
Unemployment Rate, Hispanic or Latino
2022-04-01
4.10
%
-46.75%
-0.80%
-4.27%
-8.80%
Unemployment Rate, Asian
2022-04-01
2.90
%
-48.21%
+11.35%
-1.32%
-5.67%
Civilian Labor Force
2022-04-01
164,046
Thousands
+1.91%
+0.31%
+0.48%
+0.60%
Civilian Labor Force Participation Rate
2022-04-01
62.20
%
+0.81%
-0.32%
-0.22%
-0.24%
Civilian Labor Force Participation Rate: Men
2022-04-01
67.80
%
+0.59%
-0.49%
-0.35%
-0.28%
Civilian Labor Force Participation Rate: Ages 25-54
2022-04-01
82.50
%
+1.35%
+0.08%
+0.19%
+0.15%
Civilian Labor Force Participation Rate: Women
2022-04-01
56.50
%
+1.25%
-0.23%
-0.18%
-0.18%
Civilian Labor Force Participation Rate: Ages 55+
2022-04-01
38.70
%
+0.78%
-1.01%
-0.61%
-0.40%
Civilian Labor Force Participation Rate: High School Graduates, No College, aged 25+
2022-04-01
56.80
%
+2.53%
-0.64%
-0.42%
-0.43%
Civilian Labor Force Participation Rate: Ages 20-24
2022-04-01
70.40
%
-
-0.79%
-0.31%
-0.07%
Civilian Employment Level
2022-04-01
158,105
Thousands
+4.53%
+0.30%
+0.64%
+1.09%
Employed, Usually Work Full Time
2022-04-01
132,067
Thousands
+4.58%
+0.57%
+0.94%
+1.45%
Employed, Usually Work Part Time
2022-04-01
26,091
Thousands
+4.17%
-1.06%
-0.77%
-0.53%
Employment Level: Part-time for Economic Reasons, Nonagricultural Industries
2022-04-01
3,996
Thousands
-23.01%
-4.89%
-5.15%
-6.46%
Employment Level: Ages 25-54
2022-04-01
101,605
Thousands
+4.68%
+0.30%
+0.59%
+0.77%
Employment Level: Nonagricultural, Self-employed, Unincorporated
2022-04-01
9,086
Thousands
+1.05%
+2.01%
+1.31%
+0.61%
Employment Level: Management, Professional and Related Occupations
2022-04-01
67,319
Thousands
+4.75%
+1.93%
+1.88%
+2.22%
Employment Population Ratio: Ages 25-54
2022-04-01
79.90
%
+3.77%
+0.08%
+0.33%
+0.54%
Employment Population Ratio: Men
2022-04-01
65.50
%
+3.31%
-0.40%
-0.18%
+0.18%
Employment Population Ratio: Ages 25+ with Bachelor's Degree or Higher
2022-04-01
54.80
%
+3.79%
-0.24%
+0.07%
+0.33%
Employment Population Ratio: Less than High School Diploma, Ages 25+
2022-04-01
42
%
+5.26%
-0.63%
+0.05%
+0.67%
Unemployment Rate: Ages 20+
2022-04-01
3.40
%
-41.38%
+1%
-3.20%
-7.60%
Unemployment Rate: College Graduates, Bachelor's Degree and Higher, Ages 25+
2022-04-01
1.80
%
-45.45%
-1.78%
-4.78%
-6.95%
Unemployment Level
2022-04-01
5,941
Thousands
-38.87%
+0.52%
-3.28%
-7.27%
Unemployment Rate: Manufacturing Industry, Private Wage and Salary Workers
2022-04-01
3.20
%
-44.83%
+2.17%
-3.88%
-7.39%
Unemployment Rate: Construction Industry, Private Wage and Salary Workers
2022-04-01
4.60
%
-40.26%
-0.71%
-6.09%
-10.84%
Unemployment Rate: College Graduates, Master's Degree, Ages 25+
2022-04-01
1.80
%
-33.33%
+6.26%
-2.08%
-5.59%
Unemployment Rate - Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction, Nonagricultural Private Wage and Salary Workers
2022-04-01
3.40
%
-76.22%
+12.30%
-6.27%
-2.09%
Unemployment Rate: All Men
2022-04-01
3.80
%
-38.71%
-
-2.44%
-7.51%
Unemployment Rate: All Women
2022-04-01
3.50
%
-39.66%
+0.97%
-4.47%
-7.93%
FOMC Summary of Economic Projections for the Civilian Unemployment Rate, Range, Midpoint
2024-01-01
3.55
%
-
-5.45%
-
-
Total Civilians Not in Labor Force
2022-04-01
100,110
Thousands
-0.61%
+1.20%
+1.10%
+1.20%
Average (Mean) Duration of Unemployment
2022-04-01
25
Weeks
-12.28%
+3.12%
+0.49%
-4.40%
Number Unemployed 27 weeks and over as a Percent of total unemployed
2022-04-01
25.20
%
-41.40%
+6.09%
+1.67%
-4.70%
Average Hourly Earnings of All Employees, Total Private
2022-04-01
31.85
USD / hr
+5.46%
+4.62%
+4%
+3.13%
Average Hourly Earnings of Production and Nonsupervisory Employees, Total Private
2022-04-01
27.12
USD / hr
+6.39%
+5.14%
+4.33%
+3.25%
All Employees, Total Private Industries
2022-04-01
129,125
Thousands
+5.16%
+0.31%
+0.84%
+1.44%
Average Weekly Hours of All Employees, Total Private
2022-04-01
34.60
Hours
-0.86%
+0.19%
+0.12%
+0.03%
Average Weekly Earnings of All Employees, Total Private
2022-04-01
1,102.01
USD / wk
+4.56%
+4.82%
+4.12%
+3.16%
Average Weekly Hours of Production and Nonsupervisory Employees, Total Private
2022-04-01
34.10
Hours
-0.87%
+0.39%
+0.24%
+0.12%
Index of Aggregate Weekly Hours: Production and Nonsupervisory Employees, Total Private Industries
2022-04-01
119.60
2002=100
+4.55%
+0.36%
+0.86%
+1.43%
All Employees, Goods-Producing Industries
2022-04-01
20,970
Thousands
+3.88%
-0.11%
+0.96%
+1.32%
All Employees, Service-Producing Industries
2022-04-01
130,344
Thousands
+4.69%
+0.23%
+0.65%
+1.22%
All Employees, Mining and Logging: Coal Mining
2022-04-01
37.90
Thousands
+4.41%
-9.71%
-5.91%
-8.06%
All Employees, Mining and Logging: Oil and Gas Extraction
2022-04-01
136.20
Thousands
+17.41%
-2.31%
-1.24%
-3.04%
All Employees, Mining and Logging: Total
2022-04-01
613
Thousands
+10.65%
-6.12%
-1.73%
-3.21%
All Employees, Construction: Residential Buildings
2022-04-01
896.60
Thousands
+5.17%
+3.37%
+3.74%
+4.59%
Average Weekly Hours of Production and Nonsupervisory Employees, Manufacturing
2022-04-01
41.40
Hours
-0.48%
-0.16%
-0.24%
-0.07%
Average Hourly Earnings of Production and Nonsupervisory Employees, Manufacturing
2022-04-01
24.78
USD / hr
+5.54%
+4.11%
+3.60%
+2.64%
Average Weekly Overtime Hours of Production and Nonsupervisory Employees, Manufacturing
2022-04-01
4.10
USD / hr
-4.65%
-1.57%
-0.48%
-0.24%
Average Weekly Hours of All Employees, Manufacturing
2022-04-01
40.50
Hours
+0.25%
-0.08%
-0.15%
-0.07%
All Employees, Nondurable Goods
2022-04-01
4,827
Thousands
+3.87%
+0.38%
+0.55%
+0.80%
All Employees: Retail Trade
2022-04-01
15,881.50
Thousands
+3.54%
+0.53%
+0.04%
+0.68%
Average Weekly Hours of All Employees: Retail Trade
2022-04-01
30.10
USD / wk
-2.90%
-0.66%
-0.71%
-0.52%
All Employees: Retail Trade: Department Stores
2017-12-01
1,273
Thousands
-2.20%
-1.82%
-1.43%
-2.26%
All Employees: Transporting and Warehousing, Truck Transportation
2022-04-01
1,564.10
Thousands
+3.95%
+0.73%
+1.45%
+1.56%
All Employees: Professional and Business Services: Temporary Help Services
2022-04-01
3,136.90
Thousands
+12.94%
+2.06%
+1.55%
+2.41%
All Employees: Professional and Business Services: Total
2022-04-01
22,131
Thousands
+5.67%
+1.40%
+1.64%
+2.14%
All Employees: Financial Activities
2022-04-01
8,941
Thousands
+2.22%
+0.83%
+1.19%
+1.41%
All Employees: Education and Health Services
2022-04-01
24,189
Thousands
+2.57%
+0.20%
+0.93%
+1.57%
All Employees: Leisure and Hospitality: Food Services and Drinking Places
2022-04-01
11,566.80
Thousands
+11.77%
-1.27%
-0.19%
+1.54%
All Employees: Government, Federal
2022-04-01
2,870
Thousands
-0.86%
+0.55%
+0.49%
+0.15%
Total Construction Spending: Amusement and Recreation
2022-03-01
25,769
Millions
+2.75%
-2.97%
+0.35%
+5.22%