East St. Louis, IL Unemployment Rate Report

East St. Louis, IL Historical Unemployment Trends

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Since 2005 the unemployment rate in East St. Louis, Illinois has ranged from 6.3% in April 1997 to 20.5% in August 2011. The current unemployment rate for East St. Louis is 11.0% in August 2016. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

East St. Louis, IL Unemployment Rate by Month

Very High Unemployment Area
East St. Louis, IL Current Unemployment - 11.0%
1974 East St. Louis, IL Unemployment Rate
Month/Year East St. Louis, IL% Illinois% National %
1 / 2016 11.9% 7.1% 5.1%
2 / 2016 10.7% 7.0% 5.2%
3 / 2016 10.9% 6.8% 5.1%
4 / 2016 10.8% 6.2% 5.1%
5 / 2016 10.7% 5.6% 5.1%
6 / 2016 10.6% 6.0% 5.4%
7 / 2016 11.0% 5.6% 5.5%
8 / 2016 11.0% 5.5% 5.5%

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