US Unemployment Rate 2009 – 2019

Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 304,000 in January, and the unemployment rate edged up to 4.0 percent from the previous 3.7 percent from September and November 2018, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on February 02. So, let’s take a quick look at the 10 year US Unemployment chart, from the highest crisis point at 10 percent, which was on October 31. 2009. After that date, the unemployment rate was in constat fall, with short-term increases from time to time. That’s how, the average in this 10 years is 6.8 percent Read more

US unemployment rate 2007>2017

Today is the ‘NFP day’, when will find out news about the US labor market and new unemployment rate for July. US unemployment rate rose to 4.4% in June 2017 from the previous month’s 16-year low of 4.3% and above market expectations of 4.3%. The number of unemployed persons was little changed at 7 million while the labor force participation rate edged up to 62.8%. Read more