New Jersey Unemployment Rate Report

New Jersey Unemployment by County

New Jersey Current Unemployment 3.4%

New Jersey Historical Unemployment Trends

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Since 2005 the unemployment rate in New Jersey has ranged from 2.9% in April 2019 to 16.6% in June 2020. The current unemployment rate for New Jersey is 3.4% for May 2022. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

NJ Unemployment Rate by Month

2012 NJ Unemployment Rate
Month/Year NJ % National %
1/2022 4.8% 4.0%
2/2022 4.5% 3.8%
3/2022 4.2% 3.6%
4/2022 3.6% 3.6%
5/2022 3.4% 3.6%
5/2022 3.4% 3.6%

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