Monthly number of unemployed persons in the United States from August 2015 to August 2016 (in millions, unadjusted)

This statistic shows the unemployment level in the United States on a monthly basis. The data has not been seasonally adjusted. About 8.0 million people were unemployed and looking for work in August 2016. For comparison, a look at the unemployment rate in EU states shows that the EU average is slightly higher.

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 Unemployed in millions
Aug '15 8.16
Sep '15 7.63
Oct '15 7.6
Nov '15 7.57
Dec '15 7.54
Jan '16 8.31
Feb '16 8.22
Mar '16 8.12
Apr '16 7.41
May '16 7.21
June '16 8.14
July '16 8.27
Aug '16 8
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