United States  

Unemployment United States September 2014
 TotalMenWomen
< Unemployment 2014-08
Unemployment [+]5.9%5.9%6.0%
Unemployment less than 25 years [+]13.7%15.0%12.3%
Unemployed 25 years and over [+]4.7%4.4%4.9%
United States: Unemployment rate by sex and age
United States: Unemployment
2013 2012
Unemployment6.7%7.9%
Male unemployment6.8%7.9%
Female unemployment6.5%7.9%
Unemployment less than 25 years13.5%16.6%
Unemployed male less than 25 years14.2%17.2%
Unemployed female less than 25 years12.8%16.0%
Unemployed 25 years and over5.6%6.5%
Unemployed male 25 years and over5.7%6.4%
Unemployed female 25 years and over5.5%6.6%
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.