Down 0.4 points since start of term.
Source: Department of Labor Statistical File LNS14000000
Methodology: Based upon the unemployment rate reported on the first full month of the president's term and the last (or current) month of the president's term. A positive direction is ascribed to a decrease of more than 0.5 points; a negative direction is ascribed to an increase of more than 0.5 points.
Frequency: Updated monthly
Updated: July 2017 (last data point)