Number of unemployed persons in the United States from 1990 to 2018
(in millions)
U.S. unemployment level 1990-2018
This statistic shows the unemployment level in the United States from 1990 to 2018. National unemployment level decreased to an average of 6.31 million people looking for work in 2018. See the United States unemployment rate and the monthly unemployment rate for further information.
Number of unemployed persons in the United States from 1990 to 2018
(in millions)
Unemployed in millions
'186.31
'176.98
'167.75
'158.3
'149.62
'1311.46
'1212.51
'1113.75
'1014.83
'0914.27
'088.92
'077.08
'067
'057.59
'048.15
'038.77
'028.38
'016.8
'005.69
'995.88
'986.21
'976.74
'967.24
'957.4
'948
'938.94
'929.61
'918.63
'907.05
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Source

Release date

January 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

1990 to 2018

Age group

16 years and older

U.S. unemployment level 1990-2018
This statistic shows the unemployment level in the United States from 1990 to 2018. National unemployment level decreased to an average of 6.31 million people looking for work in 2018. See the United States unemployment rate and the monthly unemployment rate for further information.
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