Illinois Unemployment Rate:

14.60% for Jun 2020
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Illinois Unemployment Rate is at 14.60%, compared to 15.30% last month and 4.00% last year. This is higher than the long term average of 6.87%.

The Illinois Unemployment rate measures the percentage of total employees in Illinois that are part of the labor force, but are without a job. Unemployment rates for a large state like Illinois give a good idea on the health of the economy. The Illinois Unemployment rate most notably reached as high as 12.9% in 1982 following a recessionary period.

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June 30, 2020 14.60%
May 31, 2020 15.30%
April 30, 2020 17.20%
March 31, 2020 4.20%
Feb. 29, 2020 3.40%
Jan. 31, 2020 3.50%
Dec. 31, 2019 3.70%
Nov. 30, 2019 3.70%
Oct. 31, 2019 3.70%
Sept. 30, 2019 3.70%
Aug. 31, 2019 3.80%
July 31, 2019 3.90%
June 30, 2019 4.00%
May 31, 2019 4.10%
April 30, 2019 4.20%
March 31, 2019 4.30%
Feb. 28, 2019 4.30%
Jan. 31, 2019 4.40%
Dec. 31, 2018 4.40%
Nov. 30, 2018 4.30%
Oct. 31, 2018 4.30%
Sept. 30, 2018 4.20%
Aug. 31, 2018 4.30%
July 31, 2018 4.30%
June 30, 2018 4.30%
   
May 31, 2018 4.30%
April 30, 2018 4.30%
March 31, 2018 4.40%
Feb. 28, 2018 4.40%
Jan. 31, 2018 4.50%
Dec. 31, 2017 4.60%
Nov. 30, 2017 4.70%
Oct. 31, 2017 4.80%
Sept. 30, 2017 4.90%
Aug. 31, 2017 4.90%
July 31, 2017 4.90%
June 30, 2017 4.90%
May 31, 2017 4.90%
April 30, 2017 4.90%
March 31, 2017 5.00%
Feb. 28, 2017 5.10%
Jan. 31, 2017 5.30%
Dec. 31, 2016 5.40%
Nov. 30, 2016 5.50%
Oct. 31, 2016 5.60%
Sept. 30, 2016 5.70%
Aug. 31, 2016 5.70%
July 31, 2016 5.80%
June 30, 2016 5.90%
May 31, 2016 5.90%

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Stats

Last Value 14.60%
Latest Period Jun 2020
Last Updated Jul 17 2020, 10:30 EDT
Next Release Aug 21 2020, 10:30 EDT
Long Term Average 6.87%
Value from 1 Year Ago 4.00%
Change from 1 Year Ago 265.0%
Frequency Monthly
Unit Percent
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted
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