Newark, NJ Unemployment Rate Report

Newark, NJ Historical Unemployment Trends

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Since 2005 the unemployment rate in Newark, New Jersey has ranged from 7.4% in December 2006 to 16.2% in January 2011. The current unemployment rate for Newark is 7.7% in November 2015. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

Newark, NJ Unemployment Rate by Month

Very High Unemployment Area
Newark, NJ Current Unemployment - 7.7%
2015 Newark, NJ Unemployment Rate
Month/Year Newark, NJ% New-Jersey% National %
1 / 2015 10.6% 7.0% 5.7%
2 / 2015 10.6% 7.0% 5.5%
3 / 2015 10.3% 6.8% 5.5%
4 / 2015 9.6% 6.2% 5.4%
5 / 2015 9.8% 6.3% 5.5%
6 / 2015 8.9% 5.6% 5.3%
7 / 2015 9.7% 6.3% 5.3%
8 / 2015 8.7% 5.5% 5.1%
9 / 2015 8.7% 5.4% 5.1%
10 / 2015 7.9% 5.0% 5.0%
11 / 2015 7.7% 5.0% 5.0%

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