Structural Indicators in United States

Here, with the structural indicators, we want to dwelve a little more into the reasons why a country has created the macroeconomic results we have seen before. We address questions such as what is the share of the population being employed? Or is the economy able to maximize the use of the young generation?

Gross Fixed Capital Formation

  • Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) : Gross fixed capital formation (formerly gross domestic fixed investment) includes land improvements (fences, ditches, drains, and so on)
    Sources : World Bank and Mondo International Data

Employment Rate

  • Employment to population ratio, 15+, total (%) : Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country‚Äôs population that is employed. Ages 15 and older are generally considered the working-age population.
    Sources : World Bank and Mondo International Data

Labor Force Participation Rate (15-24 years)

  • Labor force participation rate, total (% of total population ages 15-24) : Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15-24 that is economically active : all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period. The participation rates are harmonized to account for differences in national data collection and tabulation methodologies as well as for other country-specific factors such as military service requirements. The series includes both nationally reported and imputed data and only estimates that are national
    Sources : World Bank and Mondo International Data

Long-term Unemployment

  • Long-term unemployment (% of total unemployment) : Long-term unemployment refers to the number of people with continuous periods of unemployment extending for a year or longer, expressed as a percentage of the total unemployed.
    Sources : World Bank and Mondo International Data

Youth Unemployement

  • Unemployment, youth total (% of total labor force ages 15-24) : Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.