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 11.4% in August 2014. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

Newark, NJ Unemployment Rate by Month

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Newark, NJ Current Unemployment - 11.4%
2014 Newark, NJ Unemployment Rate
Month/Year Newark, NJ% New-Jersey% National %
1 / 2014 12.5% 7.7% 6.6%
2 / 2014 12.3% 7.8% 6.7%
3 / 2014 12.0% 7.6% 6.7%
4 / 2014 10.2% 6.4% 6.3%
5 / 2014 10.9% 6.7% 6.3%
6 / 2014 10.7% 6.4% 6.1%
7 / 2014 11.9% 7.1% 6.2%
8 / 2014 11.4% 6.5% 6.1%

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