Unemployment Rates




Unemployment Rate in the United States increased to 6.20 percent in July of 2014 from 6.10 percent in June of 2014. Unemployment Rate in the United States averaged 5.83 Percent from 1948 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 10.80 Percent in November of 1982 and a record low of 2.50 Percent in May of 1953. Unemployment Rate in the United States is reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.



Unemployment Rate In the Euro Area decreased to 11.50 percent in June of 2014 from 11.60 percent in May of 2014. Unemployment Rate in the Euro Area averaged 9.66 Percent from 1995 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 12 Percent in February of 2013 and a record low of 7.20 Percent in March of 2008. Unemployment Rate in the Euro Area is reported by the Eurostat.



Unemployment Rate in China remained unchanged at 4.10 percent in the second quarter of 2014 from 4.10 percent in the first quarter of 2014. Unemployment Rate in China averaged 4.14 Percent from 2002 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 4.30 Percent in the fourth quarter of 2003 and a record low of 3.90 Percent in the third quarter of 2002. Unemployment Rate in China is reported by the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security of the PRC.



Unemployment Rate in Japan increased to 3.70 percent in June of 2014 from 3.50 percent in May of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Japan averaged 2.71 Percent from 1953 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 5.60 Percent in July of 2009 and a record low of 1 Percent in November of 1968. Unemployment Rate in Japan is reported by the Ministry of Internal Affairs & Communications.



Unemployment Rate in Germany remained unchanged at 5.10 percent in June of 2014 from 5.10 percent in May of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Germany averaged 5.98 Percent from 1950 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 14.20 Percent in February of 1950 and a record low of 0.40 Percent in June of 1962. Unemployment Rate in Germany is reported by the Federal Statistics Office.



Unemployment Rate in France remained unchanged at 10.10 percent in the first quarter of 2014 from 10.10 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013. Unemployment Rate in France averaged 9.15 Percent from 1996 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 10.80 Percent in the first quarter of 1997 and a record low of 7.20 Percent in the first quarter of 2008. Unemployment Rate in France is reported by the INSEE, France.



Unemployment Rate in the United Kingdom decreased to 6.40 percent in June of 2014 from 6.50 percent in May of 2014. Unemployment Rate in the United Kingdom averaged 7.26 Percent from 1971 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 12 Percent in February of 1984 and a record low of 3.40 Percent in November of 1973. Unemployment Rate in the United Kingdom is reported by the Office for National Statistics.

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