Bessemer, AL Unemployment Rate Report

Bessemer, AL Historical Unemployment Trends

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Since 2005 the unemployment rate in Bessemer, Alabama has ranged from 4.1% in April 1998 to 17.3% in August 2009. The current unemployment rate for Bessemer is 6.5% in June 2017. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

Bessemer, AL Unemployment Rate by Month

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Bessemer, AL Current Unemployment - 6.5%
Bessemer, AL Unemployment Rate
Month/Year Bessemer, AL% Alabama% National %
1 / 2017 9.9% 6.8% 4.8%
2 / 2017 8.5% 6.1% 4.7%
3 / 2017 7.4% 5.3% 4.5%
4 / 2017 6.2% 4.4% 4.4%
5 / 2017 5.5% 4.2% 4.3%
6 / 2017 6.5% 5.2% 4.4%

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