Unemployment in the United States
The country's recorded unemployment rate in November was 6.7 percent, the lowest recorded since the end of the state of emergency on May 13, 2020, the latest employment agency data show.
Compared to the previous month, the unemployment rate decreased by 0.2 percentage points, but rose by 0.9 percentage points compared to a year earlier (to November 2019).
Unemployment in Turkey dropped to 13.6 percent this February, down 1.1 percentage points from the same month last year, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) announced on May 11.
The number of unemployed persons age 15 and overslipped by 502,000 year-on-year to 4.23 million by the end of February.
In March 2020, the unemployment rate increased by 0.7 percentage points compared to the one registered in the previous month, reaching 4.6 percent from 3.9 percent, according to the data published by National Institute of Statistics (INS) on Thursday.
The overall number of people in a job in the country increased by half a percent from September and by 1.8% since October 2018, according to a report from the Statistics Office.
Roughly 10% of those having a job (92,885) were self-employed. Their number fell by 1.6% year-on-year. The number of other people in employment rose by 2.2% in the same time to 808,400.
In the third quarter of 2019 there were 125.4 thousand unemployed persons, of whom 70.9 thousand (56.5%) men and 54.5 thousand (43.5%) women. The unemployment rate was 3.7% and went down by 1.3 percentage points from the third quarter of 2018. The unemployment rate was 3.8% for men and 3.4% for women.
Sofia. The unemployment rate is lower by 0.8 percentage points in the second quarter of 2018 compared to the same period in 2017, according to the National Statistical Institute. The employment rate for population aged 15-64 was 67.9%, up by 0.7 percentage points compared to the same quarter of 2017.
The unemployment in the US fell to 3.8% in May, the lowest since 2000, according to US Labor Department.
The new jobs are 223,000. Expectations were much lower, namely 190,000, writes The Wall Street Journal.
US employers have added new jobs for 92 consecutive months, continuing the longest similar series in the history.