U.S. Unemployment Data - 1948 to Current

Data

Published by: MetricMash
Categories: Business and Finance, Science & Statistics
Date added: 5/13/2011
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The MetricMash U.S. Unemployment dataset provides users the very latest government published metrics going back to 1948. This dataset is based on the Current Population Survey (CPS) published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and is updated monthly. The organization of this dataset allows for quick access to the most popular series. The data is broken down into these unemployment categories: rate; length, population and labor force participation. The dataset also provides a recession indicator flag with each data point.

Service root URL

https://api.datamarket.azure.com/MetricMash/USUnemploymentData/v1/

This service supports both fixed and flexible query. Some queries may include required input parameters. (learn more about query types)

UnemploymentRates

Input parameters:

Name Sample values Type Required
DateKey Int32
DateValue DateTime
Year String
MonthMMM String
MonthMM String
SeriesId String
SeriesInfo String
SeriesName String
IsLatestFlag Boolean
IsRecessionFlag Boolean

Results:

Name Type
RowKey Int32
DateKey Int32
DateValue DateTime
Year String
MonthMMM String
MonthMM String
SeriesId String
SeriesInfo String
SeriesName String
Value Decimal
IsLatestFlag Boolean
IsRecessionFlag Boolean

UnemployedRatios

Input parameters:

Name Sample values Type Required
DateKey Int32
DateValue DateTime
Year String
MonthMMM String
MonthMM String
SeriesId String
SeriesInfo String
SeriesName String
IsLatestFlag Boolean
IsRecessionFlag Boolean

Results:

Name Type
RowKey Int32
DateKey Int32
DateValue DateTime
Year String
MonthMMM String
MonthMM String
SeriesId String
SeriesInfo String
SeriesName String
Value Decimal
IsLatestFlag Boolean
IsRecessionFlag Boolean

EmployedRatios

Input parameters:

Name Sample values Type Required
DateKey Int32
DateValue DateTime
Year String
MonthMMM String
MonthMM String
SeriesId String
SeriesInfo String
SeriesName String
IsLatestFlag Boolean
IsRecessionFlag Boolean

Results:

Name Type
RowKey Int32
DateKey Int32
DateValue DateTime
Year String
MonthMMM String
MonthMM String
SeriesId String
SeriesInfo String
SeriesName String
Value Decimal
IsLatestFlag Boolean
IsRecessionFlag Boolean

ParticipationRates

Input parameters:

Name Sample values Type Required
DateKey Int32
DateValue DateTime
Year String
MonthMMM String
MonthMM String
SeriesId String
SeriesInfo String
SeriesName String
IsLatestFlag Boolean
IsRecessionFlag Boolean

Results:

Name Type
RowKey Int32
DateKey Int32
DateValue DateTime
Year String
MonthMMM String
MonthMM String
SeriesId String
SeriesInfo String
SeriesName String
Value Decimal
IsLatestFlag Boolean
IsRecessionFlag Boolean

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