Chester, PA Unemployment Rate Report

Chester, PA Historical Unemployment Trends

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Since 2005 the unemployment rate in Chester, Pennsylvania has ranged from 6.1% in December 2006 to 15.9% in July 2011. The current unemployment rate for Chester is 9.1% in May 2016. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

Chester, PA Unemployment Rate by Month

Very High Unemployment Area
Chester, PA Current Unemployment - 9.1%
2016 Chester, PA Unemployment Rate
Month/Year Chester, PA% Pennsylvania% National %
1 / 2016 7.9% 5.2% 4.9%
2 / 2016 7.4% 5.3% 4.9%
3 / 2016 8.6% 5.5% 5.0%
4 / 2016 8.5% 5.2% 5.0%
5 / 2016 9.1% 5.5% 4.7%

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