United States  

Unemployment United States December 2014
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Unemployment [+]5.6%5.8%5.3%
Unemployed 25 years and over [+]4.5%4.6%4.4%
United States: Unemployment rate by sex and age
United States: Unemployment
2014 2013
Male unemployment5.8%6.8%
Female unemployment5.3%6.5%
Unemployment less than 25 years4.5%13.5%
Unemployed male less than 25 years4.6%14.2%
Unemployed female less than 25 years4.4%12.8%
Unemployed 25 years and over5.6%
Unemployed male 25 years and over5.7%
Unemployed female 25 years and over5.5%
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.