FOMC Summary of Economic Projections for the Civilian Unemployment Rate, Median: 3.9 % as of 01-01-2022

Projections for the unemployment rate are for the average civilian unemployment rate in the fourth quarter of each year. Each participant's projections are based on his or her assessment of appropriate monetary policy. The range for each variable in a given year includes all participants' projections, from lowest to highest, for that variable in the given year. This series represents the median value of the range forecast established by the Federal Open Market Committee. For each period, the median is the middle projection when the projections are arranged from lowest to highest. When the number of projections is even, the median is the average of the two middle projections. Digitized originals of this release can be found at

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Last Value 3.9 %
Latest Period 2022-01-01
Last Updated 2019-09-18 13:50:02-05
Frequency A
Average Growth Rate 1.78
Long Term Average 3.78
Value from 1 Year Ago 3.8
Change from 1 Year Ago 2.63
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Adjustment %

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