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Basic Info

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.

Illinois Unemployment Rate is at 4.50%, compared to 4.40% last month and 6.00% last year. This is lower than the long term average of 6.84%.

Stats

Last Value 4.50%
Latest Period Aug 2022
Last Updated Sep 16 2022, 10:36 EDT
Next Release Oct 21 2022, 10:30 EDT
Long Term Average 6.84%
Average Growth Rate 2.46%
Value from Last Month 4.40%
Change from Last Month 2.27%
Value from 1 Year Ago 6.00%
Change from 1 Year Ago -25.00%
Frequency Monthly
Unit Percent
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted
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Historical Data

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Date Value
August 31, 2022 4.50%
July 31, 2022 4.40%
June 30, 2022 4.50%
May 31, 2022 4.60%
April 30, 2022 4.60%
March 31, 2022 4.70%
February 28, 2022 4.80%
January 31, 2022 5.00%
December 31, 2021 5.10%
November 30, 2021 5.10%
October 31, 2021 5.30%
September 30, 2021 5.50%
August 31, 2021 6.00%
July 31, 2021 6.20%
June 30, 2021 6.50%
May 31, 2021 6.50%
April 30, 2021 6.60%
March 31, 2021 6.70%
February 28, 2021 6.90%
January 31, 2021 7.10%
December 31, 2020 7.50%
November 30, 2020 7.70%
October 31, 2020 8.10%
September 30, 2020 9.00%
August 31, 2020 9.80%
Date Value
July 31, 2020 11.50%
June 30, 2020 12.70%
May 31, 2020 14.50%
April 30, 2020 17.40%
March 31, 2020 4.90%
February 29, 2020 3.80%
January 31, 2020 3.70%
December 31, 2019 3.50%
November 30, 2019 3.50%
October 31, 2019 3.60%
September 30, 2019 3.70%
August 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 4.40%
February 28, 2019 4.50%
January 31, 2019 4.50%
December 31, 2018 4.40%
November 30, 2018 4.30%
October 31, 2018 4.30%
September 30, 2018 4.20%
August 31, 2018 4.30%
July 31, 2018 4.30%

Basic Info

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.

Illinois Unemployment Rate is at 4.50%, compared to 4.40% last month and 6.00% last year. This is lower than the long term average of 6.84%.

Stats

Last Value 4.50%
Latest Period Aug 2022
Last Updated Sep 16 2022, 10:36 EDT
Next Release Oct 21 2022, 10:30 EDT
Long Term Average 6.84%
Average Growth Rate 2.46%
Value from Last Month 4.40%
Change from Last Month 2.27%
Value from 1 Year Ago 6.00%
Change from 1 Year Ago -25.00%
Frequency Monthly
Unit Percent
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted
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