The United States has a seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 5.5% for February, which is 0.2 points lower than its 5.7% rate one month ago and 0.1 points lower than its 2015 average of 5.6%.
Change in Employment
In the past month, the United States has added 96,000 employed workers, and over the last year, this country has added 2,996,000 employed workers.
· 157,002,000 people are in the labor force
o 178,000 fewer than 1 month ago
· 148,297,000 workers are employed
o 96,000 more than 1 month ago
· 8,705,000 workers are unemployed
o 274,000 less than 1 month ago