UNRATE Civilian Unemployment Rate (Monthly)

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. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Civilian Unemployment Rate [UNRATE], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/UNRATE.

As of 05/31/2020

Index Information
Provider:     FRED
Currency:    USD
Inception date:  01/01/1900
Backtesting data exists:  
Weighting methodology:   Unknown

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