Employment and Unemployment Rate: Civilian Unemployment Rate NSA


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Title: Civilian Unemployment Rate
Series ID: UNRATENSA
Source: US. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Release: Employment Situation
Seasonal Adjustment: Not Seasonally Adjusted Frequency: Monthly
Units: Percent
Date Range: 1948-01-01 to 2016-04-01
Last Updated: 2016-05-06 7:56 AM CDT
Notes: 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: LNU04000000
DATE VALUE
1948-01-01 4.0
1948-02-01 4.7
1948-03-01 4.5
1948-04-01 4.0
1948-05-01 3.4
1948-06-01 3.9
1948-07-01 3.9
1948-08-01 3.6
1948-09-01 3.4
1948-10-01 2.9
1948-11-01 3.3
1948-12-01 3.6
1949-01-01 5.0
1949-02-01 5.8
1949-03-01 5.6
1949-04-01 5.4
1949-05-01 5.7
1949-06-01 6.4
1949-07-01 7.0
1949-08-01 6.3
1949-09-01 5.9
1949-10-01 6.1
1949-11-01 5.7
1949-12-01 6.0
1950-01-01 7.6
1950-02-01 7.9
1950-03-01 7.1
1950-04-01 6.0
1950-05-01 5.3
1950-06-01 5.6
1950-07-01 5.3
1950-08-01 4.1
1950-09-01 4.0
1950-10-01 3.3
1950-11-01 3.8
1950-12-01 3.9
1951-01-01 4.4
1951-02-01 4.2
1951-03-01 3.8
1951-04-01 3.2
1951-05-01 2.9
1951-06-01 3.4
1951-07-01 3.3
1951-08-01 2.9
1951-09-01 3.0
1951-10-01 2.8
1951-11-01 3.2
1951-12-01 2.9
1952-01-01 3.7
1952-02-01 3.8
1952-03-01 3.3
1952-04-01 3.0
1952-05-01 2.9
1952-06-01 3.2
1952-07-01 3.3
1952-08-01 3.1
1952-09-01 2.7
1952-10-01 2.4
1952-11-01 2.5
1952-12-01 2.5
1953-01-01 3.4
1953-02-01 3.2
1953-03-01 2.9
1953-04-01 2.8
1953-05-01 2.5
1953-06-01 2.7
1953-07-01 2.7
1953-08-01 2.4
1953-09-01 2.6
1953-10-01 2.5
1953-11-01 3.2
1953-12-01 4.2
1954-01-01 5.7
1954-02-01 6.3
1954-03-01 6.4
1954-04-01 6.1
1954-05-01 5.7
1954-06-01 5.7
1954-07-01 5.7
1954-08-01 5.4
1954-09-01 5.3
1954-10-01 4.6
1954-11-01 4.9
1954-12-01 4.8
1955-01-01 5.8
1955-02-01 5.7
1955-03-01 5.2
1955-04-01 4.9
1955-05-01 4.2
1955-06-01 4.4
1955-07-01 4.0
1955-08-01 3.8
1955-09-01 3.5
1955-10-01 3.4
1955-11-01 3.8
1955-12-01 3.9
1956-01-01 4.7
1956-02-01 4.8
1956-03-01 4.7
1956-04-01 4.1
1956-05-01 4.2
1956-06-01 4.7
1956-07-01 4.4
1956-08-01 3.7
1956-09-01 3.4
1956-10-01 3.1
1956-11-01 3.9
1956-12-01 4.0
1957-01-01 4.9
1957-02-01 4.7
1957-03-01 4.3
1957-04-01 4.0
1957-05-01 3.9
1957-06-01 4.6
1957-07-01 4.1
1957-08-01 3.7
1957-09-01 3.7
1957-10-01 3.6
1957-11-01 4.6
1957-12-01 5.0
1958-01-01 6.8
1958-02-01 7.7
1958-03-01 7.7
1958-04-01 7.5
1958-05-01 7.1
1958-06-01 7.6
1958-07-01 7.4
1958-08-01 6.7
1958-09-01 6.0
1958-10-01 5.5
1958-11-01 5.6
1958-12-01 6.0
1959-01-01 7.0
1959-02-01 7.0
1959-03-01 6.4
1959-04-01 5.2
1959-05-01 4.9
1959-06-01 5.4
1959-07-01 5.2
1959-08-01 4.8
1959-09-01 4.7
1959-10-01 4.7
1959-11-01 5.3
1959-12-01 5.1
1960-01-01 6.1
1960-02-01 5.7
1960-03-01 6.1
1960-04-01 5.2
1960-05-01 4.8
1960-06-01 5.8
1960-07-01 5.5
1960-08-01 5.2
1960-09-01 4.7
1960-10-01 5.0
1960-11-01 5.6
1960-12-01 6.4
1961-01-01 7.7
1961-02-01 8.1
1961-03-01 7.7
1961-04-01 7.0
1961-05-01 6.6
1961-06-01 7.3
1961-07-01 6.9
1961-08-01 6.2
1961-09-01 5.8
1961-10-01 5.5
1961-11-01 5.6
1961-12-01 5.8
1962-01-01 6.7
1962-02-01 6.5
1962-03-01 6.2
1962-04-01 5.5
1962-05-01 5.1
1962-06-01 5.9
1962-07-01 5.3
1962-08-01 5.3
1962-09-01 4.9
1962-10-01 4.5
1962-11-01 5.3
1962-12-01 5.3
1963-01-01 6.6
1963-02-01 6.9
1963-03-01 6.3
1963-04-01 5.6
1963-05-01 5.5
1963-06-01 6.2
1963-07-01 5.6
1963-08-01 5.2
1963-09-01 4.8
1963-10-01 4.7
1963-11-01 5.3
1963-12-01 5.3
1964-01-01 6.4
1964-02-01 6.2
1964-03-01 5.9
1964-04-01 5.3
1964-05-01 4.8
1964-06-01 5.9
1964-07-01 4.9
1964-08-01 4.8
1964-09-01 4.5
1964-10-01 4.4
1964-11-01 4.5
1964-12-01 4.7
1965-01-01 5.5
1965-02-01 5.7
1965-03-01 5.1
1965-04-01 4.7
1965-05-01 4.3
1965-06-01 5.3
1965-07-01 4.5
1965-08-01 4.2
1965-09-01 3.8
1965-10-01 3.6
1965-11-01 3.9
1965-12-01 3.7
1966-01-01 4.4
1966-02-01 4.2
1966-03-01 4.0
1966-04-01 3.6
1966-05-01 3.7
1966-06-01 4.6
1966-07-01 3.9
1966-08-01 3.6
1966-09-01 3.3
1966-10-01 3.2
1966-11-01 3.4
1966-12-01 3.5
1967-01-01 4.2
1967-02-01 4.2
1967-03-01 3.9
1967-04-01 3.5
1967-05-01 3.2
1967-06-01 4.6
1967-07-01 4.1
1967-08-01 3.7
1967-09-01 3.7
1967-10-01 3.8
1967-11-01 3.7
1967-12-01 3.5
1968-01-01 4.0
1968-02-01 4.2
1968-03-01 3.8
1968-04-01 3.2
1968-05-01 2.9
1968-06-01 4.5
1968-07-01 4.0
1968-08-01 3.5
1968-09-01 3.3
1968-10-01 3.2
1968-11-01 3.3
1968-12-01 3.1
1969-01-01 3.7
1969-02-01 3.7
1969-03-01 3.5
1969-04-01 3.2
1969-05-01 2.9
1969-06-01 4.1
1969-07-01 3.8
1969-08-01 3.5
1969-09-01 3.7
1969-10-01 3.5
1969-11-01 3.3
1969-12-01 3.2
1970-01-01 4.2
1970-02-01 4.7
1970-03-01 4.6
1970-04-01 4.3
1970-05-01 4.1
1970-06-01 5.6
1970-07-01 5.3
1970-08-01 5.0
1970-09-01 5.2
1970-10-01 5.1
1970-11-01 5.5
1970-12-01 5.6
1971-01-01 6.6
1971-02-01 6.6
1971-03-01 6.3
1971-04-01 5.7
1971-05-01 5.3
1971-06-01 6.5
1971-07-01 6.2
1971-08-01 5.9
1971-09-01 5.8
1971-10-01 5.4
1971-11-01 5.7
1971-12-01 5.5
1972-01-01 6.5
1972-02-01 6.4
1972-03-01 6.1
1972-04-01 5.5
1972-05-01 5.1
1972-06-01 6.2
1972-07-01 5.9
1972-08-01 5.5
1972-09-01 5.4
1972-10-01 5.1
1972-11-01 4.9
1972-12-01 4.8
1973-01-01 5.5
1973-02-01 5.6
1973-03-01 5.2
1973-04-01 4.8
1973-05-01 4.4
1973-06-01 5.4
1973-07-01 5.0
1973-08-01 4.7
1973-09-01 4.7
1973-10-01 4.2
1973-11-01 4.6
1973-12-01 4.6
1974-01-01 5.7
1974-02-01 5.8
1974-03-01 5.3
1974-04-01 4.8
1974-05-01 4.6
1974-06-01 5.8
1974-07-01 5.7
1974-08-01 5.3
1974-09-01 5.7
1974-10-01 5.5
1974-11-01 6.2
1974-12-01 6.7
1975-01-01 9.0
1975-02-01 9.1
1975-03-01 9.1
1975-04-01 8.6
1975-05-01 8.3
1975-06-01 9.1
1975-07-01 8.7
1975-08-01 8.2
1975-09-01 8.1
1975-10-01 7.8
1975-11-01 7.8
1975-12-01 7.8
1976-01-01 8.8
1976-02-01 8.7
1976-03-01 8.1
1976-04-01 7.4
1976-05-01 6.8
1976-06-01 8.0
1976-07-01 7.8
1976-08-01 7.6
1976-09-01 7.4
1976-10-01 7.2
1976-11-01 7.4
1976-12-01 7.4
1977-01-01 8.3
1977-02-01 8.5
1977-03-01 7.9
1977-04-01 6.9
1977-05-01 6.4
1977-06-01 7.5
1977-07-01 7.0
1977-08-01 6.8
1977-09-01 6.6
1977-10-01 6.4
1977-11-01 6.5
1977-12-01 6.0
1978-01-01 7.1
1978-02-01 6.9
1978-03-01 6.6
1978-04-01 5.8
1978-05-01 5.5
1978-06-01 6.2
1978-07-01 6.3
1978-08-01 5.9
1978-09-01 5.8
1978-10-01 5.4
1978-11-01 5.6
1978-12-01 5.7
1979-01-01 6.4
1979-02-01 6.4
1979-03-01 6.1
1979-04-01 5.5
1979-05-01 5.2
1979-06-01 6.0
1979-07-01 5.9
1979-08-01 5.9
1979-09-01 5.7
1979-10-01 5.6
1979-11-01 5.6
1979-12-01 5.7
1980-01-01 6.9
1980-02-01 6.8
1980-03-01 6.6
1980-04-01 6.7
1980-05-01 7.1
1980-06-01 7.8
1980-07-01 7.9
1980-08-01 7.6
1980-09-01 7.2
1980-10-01 7.1
1980-11-01 7.1
1980-12-01 6.9
1981-01-01 8.2
1981-02-01 8.0
1981-03-01 7.7
1981-04-01 7.0
1981-05-01 7.1
1981-06-01 7.7
1981-07-01 7.3
1981-08-01 7.2
1981-09-01 7.3
1981-10-01 7.5
1981-11-01 7.9
1981-12-01 8.3
1982-01-01 9.4
1982-02-01 9.6
1982-03-01 9.5
1982-04-01 9.2
1982-05-01 9.1
1982-06-01 9.8
1982-07-01 9.8
1982-08-01 9.6
1982-09-01 9.7
1982-10-01 9.9
1982-11-01 10.4
1982-12-01 10.5
1983-01-01 11.4
1983-02-01 11.3
1983-03-01 10.8
1983-04-01 10.0
1983-05-01 9.8
1983-06-01 10.2
1983-07-01 9.4
1983-08-01 9.2
1983-09-01 8.8
1983-10-01 8.4
1983-11-01 8.1
1983-12-01 8.0
1984-01-01 8.8
1984-02-01 8.4
1984-03-01 8.1
1984-04-01 7.6
1984-05-01 7.2
1984-06-01 7.4
1984-07-01 7.5
1984-08-01 7.3
1984-09-01 7.1
1984-10-01 7.0
1984-11-01 6.9
1984-12-01 7.0
1985-01-01 8.0
1985-02-01 7.8
1985-03-01 7.5
1985-04-01 7.1
1985-05-01 7.0
1985-06-01 7.5
1985-07-01 7.4
1985-08-01 6.9
1985-09-01 6.9
1985-10-01 6.8
1985-11-01 6.7
1985-12-01 6.7
1986-01-01 7.3
1986-02-01 7.8
1986-03-01 7.5
1986-04-01 7.0
1986-05-01 7.0
1986-06-01 7.3
1986-07-01 7.0
1986-08-01 6.7
1986-09-01 6.8
1986-10-01 6.6
1986-11-01 6.6
1986-12-01 6.3
1987-01-01 7.3
1987-02-01 7.2
1987-03-01 6.9
1987-04-01 6.2
1987-05-01 6.1
1987-06-01 6.3
1987-07-01 6.1
1987-08-01 5.8
1987-09-01 5.7
1987-10-01 5.7
1987-11-01 5.6
1987-12-01 5.4
1988-01-01 6.3
1988-02-01 6.2
1988-03-01 5.9
1988-04-01 5.3
1988-05-01 5.4
1988-06-01 5.5
1988-07-01 5.5
1988-08-01 5.4
1988-09-01 5.2
1988-10-01 5.0
1988-11-01 5.2
1988-12-01 5.0
1989-01-01 6.0
1989-02-01 5.6
1989-03-01 5.2
1989-04-01 5.1
1989-05-01 5.0
1989-06-01 5.5
1989-07-01 5.3
1989-08-01 5.1
1989-09-01 5.1
1989-10-01 5.0
1989-11-01 5.2
1989-12-01 5.1
1990-01-01 6.0
1990-02-01 5.9
1990-03-01 5.5
1990-04-01 5.3
1990-05-01 5.2
1990-06-01 5.4
1990-07-01 5.6
1990-08-01 5.5
1990-09-01 5.6
1990-10-01 5.5
1990-11-01 5.9
1990-12-01 6.0
1991-01-01 7.1
1991-02-01 7.3
1991-03-01 7.2
1991-04-01 6.5
1991-05-01 6.7
1991-06-01 7.0
1991-07-01 6.8
1991-08-01 6.6
1991-09-01 6.5
1991-10-01 6.5
1991-11-01 6.7
1991-12-01 6.9
1992-01-01 8.1
1992-02-01 8.2
1992-03-01 7.8
1992-04-01 7.2
1992-05-01 7.3
1992-06-01 8.0
1992-07-01 7.7
1992-08-01 7.4
1992-09-01 7.3
1992-10-01 6.9
1992-11-01 7.1
1992-12-01 7.1
1993-01-01 8.0
1993-02-01 7.8
1993-03-01 7.4
1993-04-01 6.9
1993-05-01 6.8
1993-06-01 7.2
1993-07-01 7.0
1993-08-01 6.6
1993-09-01 6.4
1993-10-01 6.4
1993-11-01 6.2
1993-12-01 6.1
1994-01-01 7.3
1994-02-01 7.1
1994-03-01 6.8
1994-04-01 6.2
1994-05-01 5.9
1994-06-01 6.2
1994-07-01 6.2
1994-08-01 5.9
1994-09-01 5.6
1994-10-01 5.4
1994-11-01 5.3
1994-12-01 5.1
1995-01-01 6.2
1995-02-01 5.9
1995-03-01 5.7
1995-04-01 5.6
1995-05-01 5.5
1995-06-01 5.8
1995-07-01 5.9
1995-08-01 5.6
1995-09-01 5.4
1995-10-01 5.2
1995-11-01 5.3
1995-12-01 5.2
1996-01-01 6.3
1996-02-01 6.0
1996-03-01 5.8
1996-04-01 5.4
1996-05-01 5.4
1996-06-01 5.5
1996-07-01 5.6
1996-08-01 5.1
1996-09-01 5.0
1996-10-01 4.9
1996-11-01 5.0
1996-12-01 5.0
1997-01-01 5.9
1997-02-01 5.7
1997-03-01 5.5
1997-04-01 4.8
1997-05-01 4.7
1997-06-01 5.2
1997-07-01 5.0
1997-08-01 4.8
1997-09-01 4.7
1997-10-01 4.4
1997-11-01 4.3
1997-12-01 4.4
1998-01-01 5.2
1998-02-01 5.0
1998-03-01 5.0
1998-04-01 4.1
1998-05-01 4.2
1998-06-01 4.7
1998-07-01 4.7
1998-08-01 4.5
1998-09-01 4.4
1998-10-01 4.2
1998-11-01 4.1
1998-12-01 4.0
1999-01-01 4.8
1999-02-01 4.7
1999-03-01 4.4
1999-04-01 4.1
1999-05-01 4.0
1999-06-01 4.5
1999-07-01 4.5
1999-08-01 4.2
1999-09-01 4.1
1999-10-01 3.8
1999-11-01 3.8
1999-12-01 3.7
2000-01-01 4.5
2000-02-01 4.4
2000-03-01 4.3
2000-04-01 3.7
2000-05-01 3.8
2000-06-01 4.1
2000-07-01 4.2
2000-08-01 4.1
2000-09-01 3.8
2000-10-01 3.6
2000-11-01 3.7
2000-12-01 3.7
2001-01-01 4.7
2001-02-01 4.6
2001-03-01 4.5
2001-04-01 4.2
2001-05-01 4.1
2001-06-01 4.7
2001-07-01 4.7
2001-08-01 4.9
2001-09-01 4.7
2001-10-01 5.0
2001-11-01 5.3
2001-12-01 5.4
2002-01-01 6.3
2002-02-01 6.1
2002-03-01 6.1
2002-04-01 5.7
2002-05-01 5.5
2002-06-01 6.0
2002-07-01 5.9
2002-08-01 5.7
2002-09-01 5.4
2002-10-01 5.3
2002-11-01 5.6
2002-12-01 5.7
2003-01-01 6.5
2003-02-01 6.4
2003-03-01 6.2
2003-04-01 5.8
2003-05-01 5.8
2003-06-01 6.5
2003-07-01 6.3
2003-08-01 6.0
2003-09-01 5.8
2003-10-01 5.6
2003-11-01 5.6
2003-12-01 5.4
2004-01-01 6.3
2004-02-01 6.0
2004-03-01 6.0
2004-04-01 5.4
2004-05-01 5.3
2004-06-01 5.8
2004-07-01 5.7
2004-08-01 5.4
2004-09-01 5.1
2004-10-01 5.1
2004-11-01 5.2
2004-12-01 5.1
2005-01-01 5.7
2005-02-01 5.8
2005-03-01 5.4
2005-04-01 4.9
2005-05-01 4.9
2005-06-01 5.2
2005-07-01 5.2
2005-08-01 4.9
2005-09-01 4.8
2005-10-01 4.6
2005-11-01 4.8
2005-12-01 4.6
2006-01-01 5.1
2006-02-01 5.1
2006-03-01 4.8
2006-04-01 4.5
2006-05-01 4.4
2006-06-01 4.8
2006-07-01 5.0
2006-08-01 4.6
2006-09-01 4.4
2006-10-01 4.1
2006-11-01 4.3
2006-12-01 4.3
2007-01-01 5.0
2007-02-01 4.9
2007-03-01 4.5
2007-04-01 4.3
2007-05-01 4.3
2007-06-01 4.7
2007-07-01 4.9
2007-08-01 4.6
2007-09-01 4.5
2007-10-01 4.4
2007-11-01 4.5
2007-12-01 4.8
2008-01-01 5.4
2008-02-01 5.2
2008-03-01 5.2
2008-04-01 4.8
2008-05-01 5.2
2008-06-01 5.7
2008-07-01 6.0
2008-08-01 6.1
2008-09-01 6.0
2008-10-01 6.1
2008-11-01 6.5
2008-12-01 7.1
2009-01-01 8.5
2009-02-01 8.9
2009-03-01 9.0
2009-04-01 8.6
2009-05-01 9.1
2009-06-01 9.7
2009-07-01 9.7
2009-08-01 9.6
2009-09-01 9.5
2009-10-01 9.5
2009-11-01 9.4
2009-12-01 9.7
2010-01-01 10.6
2010-02-01 10.4
2010-03-01 10.2
2010-04-01 9.5
2010-05-01 9.3
2010-06-01 9.6
2010-07-01 9.7
2010-08-01 9.5
2010-09-01 9.2
2010-10-01 9.0
2010-11-01 9.3
2010-12-01 9.1
2011-01-01 9.8
2011-02-01 9.5
2011-03-01 9.2
2011-04-01 8.7
2011-05-01 8.7
2011-06-01 9.3
2011-07-01 9.3
2011-08-01 9.1
2011-09-01 8.8
2011-10-01 8.5
2011-11-01 8.2
2011-12-01 8.3
2012-01-01 8.8
2012-02-01 8.7
2012-03-01 8.4
2012-04-01 7.7
2012-05-01 7.9
2012-06-01 8.4
2012-07-01 8.6
2012-08-01 8.2
2012-09-01 7.6
2012-10-01 7.5
2012-11-01 7.4
2012-12-01 7.6
2013-01-01 8.5
2013-02-01 8.1
2013-03-01 7.6
2013-04-01 7.1
2013-05-01 7.3
2013-06-01 7.8
2013-07-01 7.7
2013-08-01 7.3
2013-09-01 7.0
2013-10-01 7.0
2013-11-01 6.6
2013-12-01 6.5
2014-01-01 7.0
2014-02-01 7.0
2014-03-01 6.8
2014-04-01 5.9
2014-05-01 6.1
2014-06-01 6.3
2014-07-01 6.5
2014-08-01 6.3
2014-09-01 5.7
2014-10-01 5.5
2014-11-01 5.5
2014-12-01 5.4
2015-01-01 6.1
2015-02-01 5.8
2015-03-01 5.6
2015-04-01 5.1
2015-05-01 5.3
2015-06-01 5.5
2015-07-01 5.6
2015-08-01 5.2
2015-09-01 4.9
2015-10-01 4.8
2015-11-01 4.8
2015-12-01 4.8
2016-01-01 5.3
2016-02-01 5.2
2016-03-01 5.1
2016-04-01 4.7