Data Highlights

1.59M January 2023, +600K from January 2022
$566B Q4 2022, -$8B from Q4 2021
$5.97B February 2023, +$950M from February 2022
910K February 2023, +81K from February 2022
246M December 2022, +25M from December 2021
2.57B December 2022, -260M from Dec. 2021


November 2023 U.S. Transportation Sector Unemployment (4.5%) Falls Below the November 2022 Level (4.6%) But Rises Above the Pre-Pandemic November 2019 Level (3.3%)

The unemployment rate in the U.S. transportation sector was 4.5% (not seasonally adjusted) in November 2023 according to Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). These data have been updated on the Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS) Unemployment in Transportation dashboard. In November 2023, the transportation sector unemployment rate fell 0.1 percentage points from 4.6% in November 2022 but was above the pre-pandemic November 2019 level of 3.3%. Unemployment in the transportation sector