Employment Situation

Civilian Unemployment Rate

Data Source: Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED), Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Gross Domestic Product [Series: UNRATE] ; U.S. Department of Labor: Bureau of Labor Statistics;
http://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/UNRATE

Data Source: Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED), Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Gross Domestic Product [Series: UNRATE] ; U.S. Department of Labor: Bureau of Labor Statistics;
http://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/UNRATE

Full Employment Situation Report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.


Report Summary

Employment Situation

Labor Force Statistics Latest Numbers

Seasonally Adjusted

Unemployment Rate:
4.4% in Apr 2017
Historical Data

Change in Unemployment Level:
-146,000 in Apr 2017
Historical Data

Change in Employment Level:
+156,000 in Apr 2017
Historical Data

Change in Civilian Labor Force Level:
+12,000 in Apr 2017
Historical Data

Civilian Labor Force Participation Rate:
62.9% in Apr 2017
Historical Data

Employment-Population Ratio:
60.2% in Apr 2017
Historical Data

Annual Averages

Unemployment Rate:
4.9% for 2016
Historical Data

Unemployment Level:
7,751,000 for 2016
Historical Data

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