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Basic Info

The Chicago, IL Unemployment Rate measures the percentage of total employees in Chicago, IL that are a part of the labor force, but are without a job. Following the financial crisis, the Chicago, IL Unemployment Rate reached as high as 13% in 2010.

Chicago, IL Unemployment Rate is at 13.80%, compared to 15.50% last month and 3.60% last year. This is higher than the long term average of 7.75%.

Stats

Last Value 13.80%
Latest Period Sep 2020
Last Updated Oct 28 2020, 10:15 EDT
Next Release Dec 3 2020, 10:00 EST
Long Term Average 7.75%
Average Growth Rate 8.85%
Value from 1 Year Ago 3.60%
Change from 1 Year Ago 283.3%
Frequency Monthly
Unit Percent
Adjustment Not Seasonally Adjusted
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Historical Data

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Date Value
September 30, 2020 13.80%
August 31, 2020 15.50%
July 31, 2020 15.20%
June 30, 2020 18.60%
May 31, 2020 17.20%
April 30, 2020 18.70%
March 31, 2020 5.00%
February 29, 2020 3.50%
January 31, 2020 3.70%
December 31, 2019 3.10%
November 30, 2019 3.30%
October 31, 2019 3.60%
September 30, 2019 3.60%
August 31, 2019 4.30%
July 31, 2019 4.50%
June 30, 2019 4.40%
May 31, 2019 3.70%
April 30, 2019 3.80%
March 31, 2019 4.00%
February 28, 2019 4.40%
January 31, 2019 4.90%
December 31, 2018 4.00%
November 30, 2018 3.80%
October 31, 2018 4.20%
September 30, 2018 4.00%
Date Value
August 31, 2018 4.50%
July 31, 2018 4.70%
June 30, 2018 4.90%
May 31, 2018 3.80%
April 30, 2018 4.00%
March 31, 2018 4.10%
February 28, 2018 4.90%
January 31, 2018 5.20%
December 31, 2017 4.70%
November 30, 2017 4.90%
October 31, 2017 5.10%
September 30, 2017 5.30%
August 31, 2017 6.10%
July 31, 2017 5.70%
June 30, 2017 5.70%
May 31, 2017 4.90%
April 30, 2017 4.90%
March 31, 2017 4.90%
February 28, 2017 5.70%
January 31, 2017 6.10%
December 31, 2016 5.60%
November 30, 2016 5.70%
October 31, 2016 6.30%
September 30, 2016 6.30%
August 31, 2016 6.60%

Basic Info

The Chicago, IL Unemployment Rate measures the percentage of total employees in Chicago, IL that are a part of the labor force, but are without a job. Following the financial crisis, the Chicago, IL Unemployment Rate reached as high as 13% in 2010.

Chicago, IL Unemployment Rate is at 13.80%, compared to 15.50% last month and 3.60% last year. This is higher than the long term average of 7.75%.

Stats

Last Value 13.80%
Latest Period Sep 2020
Last Updated Oct 28 2020, 10:15 EDT
Next Release Dec 3 2020, 10:00 EST
Long Term Average 7.75%
Average Growth Rate 8.85%
Value from 1 Year Ago 3.60%
Change from 1 Year Ago 283.3%
Frequency Monthly
Unit Percent
Adjustment Not Seasonally Adjusted
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