Illinois Unemployment Rate Report

Illinois Unemployment by County

Illinois Current Unemployment 4.5%

Illinois Historical Unemployment Trends

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Since 2005 the unemployment rate in Illinois has ranged from 3.4% in November 2019 to 16.8% in April 2020. The current unemployment rate for Illinois is 4.5% for May 2022. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

IL Unemployment Rate by Month

2012 IL Unemployment Rate
Month/Year IL % National %
1/2022 5.3% 4.0%
2/2022 5.0% 3.8%
3/2022 4.7% 3.6%
4/2022 4.4% 3.6%
5/2022 4.5% 3.6%
5/2022 4.5% 3.6%

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