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Basic Info

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.

New York Unemployment Rate is at 8.20%, compared to 8.40% last month and 3.90% last year. This is higher than the long term average of 6.55%.

Stats

Last Value 8.20%
Latest Period Dec 2020
Last Updated Jan 26 2021, 10:30 EST
Next Release Mar 15 2021, 10:30 EDT
Long Term Average 6.55%
Average Growth Rate 3.02%
Value from 1 Year Ago 3.90%
Change from 1 Year Ago 110.3%
Frequency Monthly
Unit Percent
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted
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Historical Data

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Date Value
December 31, 2020 8.20%
November 30, 2020 8.40%
October 31, 2020 9.20%
September 30, 2020 9.70%
August 31, 2020 12.50%
July 31, 2020 15.90%
June 30, 2020 15.60%
May 31, 2020 14.50%
April 30, 2020 15.30%
March 31, 2020 4.10%
February 29, 2020 3.70%
January 31, 2020 3.80%
December 31, 2019 3.90%
November 30, 2019 3.90%
October 31, 2019 3.90%
September 30, 2019 3.90%
August 31, 2019 3.90%
July 31, 2019 3.90%
June 30, 2019 3.90%
May 31, 2019 4.00%
April 30, 2019 4.00%
March 31, 2019 4.00%
February 28, 2019 4.00%
January 31, 2019 4.00%
December 31, 2018 4.00%
Date Value
November 30, 2018 4.00%
October 31, 2018 3.90%
September 30, 2018 3.90%
August 31, 2018 3.90%
July 31, 2018 4.00%
June 30, 2018 4.10%
May 31, 2018 4.20%
April 30, 2018 4.30%
March 31, 2018 4.40%
February 28, 2018 4.50%
January 31, 2018 4.50%
December 31, 2017 4.60%
November 30, 2017 4.60%
October 31, 2017 4.60%
September 30, 2017 4.70%
August 31, 2017 4.70%
July 31, 2017 4.70%
June 30, 2017 4.70%
May 31, 2017 4.70%
April 30, 2017 4.70%
March 31, 2017 4.70%
February 28, 2017 4.70%
January 31, 2017 4.70%
December 31, 2016 4.80%
November 30, 2016 4.90%

Basic Info

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.

New York Unemployment Rate is at 8.20%, compared to 8.40% last month and 3.90% last year. This is higher than the long term average of 6.55%.

Stats

Last Value 8.20%
Latest Period Dec 2020
Last Updated Jan 26 2021, 10:30 EST
Next Release Mar 15 2021, 10:30 EDT
Long Term Average 6.55%
Average Growth Rate 3.02%
Value from 1 Year Ago 3.90%
Change from 1 Year Ago 110.3%
Frequency Monthly
Unit Percent
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted
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