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Basic Info

New York Unemployment Rate is at 4.50%, compared to 4.30% last month and 4.10% last year. This is lower than the long term average of 6.45%.

The New York Unemployment rate measures the percentage of total employees in New York that are part of the labor force, but are without a job. Unemployment rates for a large state like New York give a good idea on the health of the economy. The New York unemployment rate most notably reached a high of 10.80% in 1982 following a recessionary period.

Stats

Last Value 4.50%
Latest Period Dec 2023
Last Updated Jan 23 2024, 10:34 EST
Next Release Mar 11 2024, 10:30 EDT
Long Term Average 6.45%
Average Growth Rate 2.22%
Value from Last Month 4.30%
Change from Last Month 4.65%
Value from 1 Year Ago 4.10%
Change from 1 Year Ago 9.76%
Frequency Monthly
Unit Percent
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted
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Historical Data

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Date Value
December 31, 2023 4.50%
November 30, 2023 4.30%
October 31, 2023 4.20%
September 30, 2023 4.00%
August 31, 2023 3.90%
July 31, 2023 3.90%
June 30, 2023 3.90%
May 31, 2023 3.90%
April 30, 2023 4.00%
March 31, 2023 4.10%
February 28, 2023 4.20%
January 31, 2023 4.20%
December 31, 2022 4.10%
November 30, 2022 4.10%
October 31, 2022 4.20%
September 30, 2022 4.00%
August 31, 2022 3.90%
July 31, 2022 4.00%
June 30, 2022 4.10%
May 31, 2022 4.10%
April 30, 2022 4.30%
March 31, 2022 4.40%
February 28, 2022 4.70%
January 31, 2022 5.10%
December 31, 2021 5.40%
Date Value
November 30, 2021 5.60%
October 31, 2021 5.90%
September 30, 2021 6.20%
August 31, 2021 6.70%
July 31, 2021 7.00%
June 30, 2021 7.40%
May 31, 2021 7.40%
April 30, 2021 7.80%
March 31, 2021 8.00%
February 28, 2021 8.30%
January 31, 2021 8.50%
December 31, 2020 8.80%
November 30, 2020 9.10%
October 31, 2020 9.30%
September 30, 2020 10.30%
August 31, 2020 11.00%
July 31, 2020 12.70%
June 30, 2020 13.70%
May 31, 2020 16.50%
April 30, 2020 16.20%
March 31, 2020 3.90%
February 29, 2020 3.90%
January 31, 2020 3.90%
December 31, 2019 3.70%
November 30, 2019 3.70%

Basic Info

New York Unemployment Rate is at 4.50%, compared to 4.30% last month and 4.10% last year. This is lower than the long term average of 6.45%.

The New York Unemployment rate measures the percentage of total employees in New York that are part of the labor force, but are without a job. Unemployment rates for a large state like New York give a good idea on the health of the economy. The New York unemployment rate most notably reached a high of 10.80% in 1982 following a recessionary period.

Stats

Last Value 4.50%
Latest Period Dec 2023
Last Updated Jan 23 2024, 10:34 EST
Next Release Mar 11 2024, 10:30 EDT
Long Term Average 6.45%
Average Growth Rate 2.22%
Value from Last Month 4.30%
Change from Last Month 4.65%
Value from 1 Year Ago 4.10%
Change from 1 Year Ago 9.76%
Frequency Monthly
Unit Percent
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted
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