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U.S. Unemployment Rate Forecast

Unemployment Rate Forecast Values

Percent Unemployed, Seasonally Adjusted.

Month Date Forecast Value Avg Error
0 Apr 2024 3.9 ±0.0
1 May 2024 3.9 ±0.08
2 Jun 2024 3.9 ±0.1
3 Jul 2024 4.0 ±0.1
4 Aug 2024 4.1 ±0.1
5 Sep 2024 4.4 ±0.1
6 Oct 2024 4.6 ±0.2
7 Nov 2024 4.8 ±0.2
8 Dec 2024 5.1 ±0.2

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