US Employment Population Ratio Chart
Current US Employment Population Ratio: 59.70%
US Employment Population Ratio for Oct 2016 — reported Nov 4, 2016
Mean: 59.21%
Median: 58.60%
Min: 54.90% (Oct 1949)
Max: 64.70% (Apr 2000)

The US Employment Population Ratio (or Employment to Population Ratio) indicates the percentage of the total US working-age population (age 16+) that is employed.

Unlike the Unemployment Rate, this includes people who have stopped looking for work.

Source: US Bureau of Labor Statisticshere.