United States  

Unemployment United States October 2017
United States: Unemployment rate by sex and age
United States: Unemployment
2016 2015
Unemployment Rate4.7%5.0%
Male unemployment4.8%5.2%
Female unemployment4.6%4.8%
Unemployment less than 25 years10.0%11.3%
Unemployed male less than 25 years11.4%12.1%
Unemployed female less than 25 years8.4%10.3%
Unemployed 25 years and over3.9%4.0%
Unemployed male 25 years and over3.9%4.1%
Unemployed female 25 years and over3.9%4.0%
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.