Data are annual average unemployment rate.

Our interactive map lets users view the data by year. Users also can hover their cursor over individual counties to get the specific results for that county.

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:

Spreadsheets (by year):

  • 2008 to latest available data: county
  • 2008 to latest available data: multiyear comparison: county

Maps (by year):

  • 2009 to latest available data: county
TypeFile name and linkCaptionSize

2008-2016 Spreadsheet: Multi-year ComparisonUnemployment Rate39.5k

2016 SpreadsheetUnemployment Rate15.8k

2017 SpreadsheetUnemployment Rate15.7k

Source of data: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Local Area Unemployment Statistics