United States  

Unemployment United States January 2015
 TotalMenWomen
< Unemployment 2014-12
Unemployment [+]5.7%5.9%5.6%
Unemployed 25 years and over [+]4.6%4.6%4.7%
United States: Unemployment rate by sex and age
United States: Unemployment
2014 2013
Unemployment5.6%6.7%
Male unemployment5.8%6.8%
Female unemployment5.3%6.5%
Unemployment less than 25 years12.4%13.5%
Unemployed male less than 25 years13.6%14.2%
Unemployed female less than 25 years11.1%12.8%
Unemployed 25 years and over4.5%5.6%
Unemployed male 25 years and over4.6%5.7%
Unemployed female 25 years and over4.4%5.5%
United States: Unemployment

In this page you can see United States unemployment rate . United States unemployment rate.
It is the percentage that expresses the proportion of unemployed in US compared to the total active population:

United States unemployment rate = total unemployed United States / United States active population

Unemployed is a worker who don´t have a employ.

Clicking on the links in the table you can get more information.

If you want to compare USA unemployment to other countries, see unemployment.