Illinois Unemployment Rate Report

Illinois Unemployment by County

Illinois Current Unemployment 4.7%

Illinois Historical Unemployment Trends

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Since 2005 the unemployment rate in Illinois has ranged from 3.6% in October 2006 to 12.2% in January 2010. The current unemployment rate for Illinois is 4.7% for December 2017. 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 %
1/2017 6.5% 4.8%
2/2017 5.5% 4.7%
3/2017 4.7% 4.5%
4/2017 4.4% 4.4%
5/2017 4.3% 4.3%
6/2017 5.0% 4.3%
7/2017 4.9% 4.3%
8/2017 5.2% 4.4%
9/2017 4.6% 4.2%
10/2017 4.7% 4.1%
11/2017 4.7% 4.1%
12/2017 4.7% 4.1%

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