USA - employment rate 1990-2019

This statistic shows the employment rate in the United States. Employed persons consist of: persons who did any work for pay or profit during the survey reference week; persons who did at least 15 hours of unpaid work in a family-operated enterprise; and persons who were temporarily absent from their regular jobs because of illness, vacation, bad weather, industrial dispute, or various personal reasons. The employment-population ratio represents the proportion of the civilian non-institutional population that is employed. In 2019, the U.S. employment rate stood at 60.8 percent.

Employment rate in the United States from 1990 to 2019

Employment rate
'1960.8%
'1860.4%
'1760.1%
'1659.7%
'1559.3%
'1459%
'1358.6%
'1258.6%
'1158.4%
'1058.5%
'0959.3%
'0862.2%
'0763%
'0663.1%
'0562.7%
'0462.3%
'0362.3%
'0262.7%
'0163.7%
'0064.4%
'9964.3%
'9864.1%
'9763.8%
'9663.2%
'9562.9%
'9462.5%
'9361.7%
'9261.5%
'9161.7%
'9062.8%
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Source

Release date

January 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

1990 to 2019

Age group

16 years and older

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