What will be the US civilian unemployment rate (U3) for September 2024?

Started May 31, 2024 05:00PM UTC
Closing Oct 01, 2024 07:01AM UTC

The US unemployment rate has remained near historic lows in the Spring of 2024 despite multidecade highs in interest rates (CNN, AP). The question will be suspended on 30 September 2024 and the outcome determined using the Bureau of Labor Statistics' official civilian unemployment rate (U3) as reported by the Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED) database when first released, expected in October 2024 (FRED).

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Possible Answer Crowd Forecast Change in last 24 hours Change in last week Change in last month
Less than 3.6% 0% -0.73% -1.00% -2.00%
At least 3.6%, but less than 3.9% 6.00% -0.20% -2.00% -11.00%
At least 3.9%, but less than 4.2% 45.00% +1.67% -1.00% -1.00%
At least 4.2%, but less than 4.5% 44.00% +0.33% +5.00% +15.00%
At least 4.5%, but less than 4.8% 5.00% -0.53% 0% 0%
At least 4.8%, but less than 5.1% 0% -0.40% -1.00% -1.00%
At least 5.1%, but less than 5.4% 0% -0.07% 0% 0%
5.4% or more 0% -0.07% 0% 0%

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