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 8.0% in December 2006 to 20.6% in August 2011. The current unemployment rate for East St. Louis is 12.8% in November 2015. 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 - 12.8%
2015 East St. Louis, IL Unemployment Rate
Month/Year East St. Louis, IL% Illinois% National %
1 / 2015 12.0% 6.9% 5.7%
2 / 2015 10.7% 6.5% 5.5%
3 / 2015 10.5% 6.3% 5.5%
4 / 2015 10.2% 5.5% 5.4%
5 / 2015 10.4% 5.6% 5.5%
6 / 2015 10.9% 5.9% 5.3%
7 / 2015 11.2% 5.9% 5.3%
8 / 2015 11.7% 5.6% 5.1%
9 / 2015 11.1% 5.1% 5.1%
10 / 2015 12.0% 5.3% 5.0%
11 / 2015 12.8% 5.8% 5.0%

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