Civilian Unemployment Rate for US and California

data.edd.ca.gov | Last Updated 15 Nov 2019

This dataset contains unemployment rates for the U.S.(1948 - Present) and California (1976 - Present). The unemployment rate represents the number of unemployed as a percentage of the labor force. Labor force data are restricted to people 16 years of age and older, who currently reside in 1 of the 50 states or the District of Columbia, who do not reside in institutions (e.g., penal and mental facilities, homes for the aged), and who are not on active duty in the Armed Forces. This rate is also defined as the U-3 measure of labor underutilization.

Tags: ca unemployment rate, us unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted, not seasonally adjusted

This dataset has the following 7 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
Area Typearea_typetextThe type of Geographic Area: national, state, county, etc.
Area Namegeographic_areatextThe official name of the geographic area.
Datedatecalendar_dateNumeric day, month, and year
Yearyearnumber
Monthmonthtext
Seasonally Adjustedseasonally_adjustednumberSeasonal changes have been removed or discounted.
Not Seasonally Adjustednot_seasonally_adjustednumberSeasonal changes have NOT been removed or discounted.