US Labor Force Participation Rate Chart
Current US Labor Force Participation Rate: 62.80%
US Labor Force Participation Rate for Aug 2016 — reported Sep 2, 2016
Mean: 62.88%
Median: 63.40%
Min: 58.10% (Dec 1954)
Max: 67.30% (Apr 2000)

The US Labor Force Participation Rate is the percentage of the US working-age population (age 16 and over) that is in the Labor Force.

This rate includes both those who are employed, and unemployed but looking for work.

Source: US Bureau of Labor Statisticshere.