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 6.6% in November 2016 to 18.0% in July 1992. The current unemployment rate for Newark is 6.6% in December 2016. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

Newark, NJ Unemployment Rate by Month

Moderate Unemployment Area
Newark, NJ Current Unemployment - 6.6%
Newark, NJ Unemployment Rate
Month/Year Newark, NJ% New-Jersey% National %
1 / 2016 7.3% 4.7% 4.9%
2 / 2016 7.4% 4.8% 4.9%
3 / 2016 7.7% 5.0% 5.0%
4 / 2016 7.7% 4.9% 5.0%
5 / 2016 7.7% 4.9% 4.7%
6 / 2016 8.0% 4.9% 4.9%
7 / 2016 8.8% 5.6% 4.9%
8 / 2016 8.7% 5.4% 4.9%
9 / 2016 8.6% 5.2% 4.9%
10 / 2016 7.8% 4.9% 4.8%
11 / 2016 6.6% 4.1% 4.6%
12 / 2016 6.6% 4.1% 4.7%

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