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Basic Info

Illinois Unemployment Rate is at 4.80%, compared to 4.70% last month and 4.60% last year. This is lower than the long term average of 6.77%.

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.

Stats

Last Value 4.80%
Latest Period Dec 2023
Last Updated Jan 23 2024, 10:34 EST
Next Release Mar 11 2024, 10:30 EDT
Long Term Average 6.77%
Average Growth Rate 2.53%
Value from Last Month 4.70%
Change from Last Month 2.13%
Value from 1 Year Ago 4.60%
Change from 1 Year Ago 4.35%
Frequency Monthly
Unit Percent
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted
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Historical Data

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Date Value
December 31, 2023 4.80%
November 30, 2023 4.70%
October 31, 2023 4.60%
September 30, 2023 4.40%
August 31, 2023 4.10%
July 31, 2023 4.00%
June 30, 2023 4.00%
May 31, 2023 4.10%
April 30, 2023 4.20%
March 31, 2023 4.40%
February 28, 2023 4.50%
January 31, 2023 4.50%
December 31, 2022 4.60%
November 30, 2022 4.60%
October 31, 2022 4.60%
September 30, 2022 4.60%
August 31, 2022 4.50%
July 31, 2022 4.40%
June 30, 2022 4.40%
May 31, 2022 4.40%
April 30, 2022 4.50%
March 31, 2022 4.50%
February 28, 2022 4.60%
January 31, 2022 4.80%
December 31, 2021 4.90%
Date Value
November 30, 2021 5.00%
October 31, 2021 5.30%
September 30, 2021 5.50%
August 31, 2021 5.90%
July 31, 2021 6.10%
June 30, 2021 6.40%
May 31, 2021 6.40%
April 30, 2021 6.60%
March 31, 2021 6.80%
February 28, 2021 7.00%
January 31, 2021 7.20%
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%
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%

Basic Info

Illinois Unemployment Rate is at 4.80%, compared to 4.70% last month and 4.60% last year. This is lower than the long term average of 6.77%.

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.

Stats

Last Value 4.80%
Latest Period Dec 2023
Last Updated Jan 23 2024, 10:34 EST
Next Release Mar 11 2024, 10:30 EDT
Long Term Average 6.77%
Average Growth Rate 2.53%
Value from Last Month 4.70%
Change from Last Month 2.13%
Value from 1 Year Ago 4.60%
Change from 1 Year Ago 4.35%
Frequency Monthly
Unit Percent
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted
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