Compare the statewide Illinois unemployment rate with the other 49 states and the District of Columbia. Our interactive map also lets users hover their cursor over individual states to get the specific results for that state.

Employment data are rapidly changing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Current year data for a variety of geographic areas in Illinois can be found on the following websites:

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2016 Spreadsheet: State ComparisonUnemployment Rate11.5k

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2017 Spreadsheet: State ComparisonUnemployment Rate11.7k