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:
- Illinois Department of Employment Security
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (FRED Economic Data)
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
Source of data: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Local Area Unemployment Statistics