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 6.4% in April 2017 to 18.0% in July 1992. The current unemployment rate for Newark is 7.8% in August 2017. 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 - 7.8%
Newark, NJ Unemployment Rate
Month/Year Newark, NJ% New-Jersey% National %
1 / 2017 7.6% 4.8% 4.8%
2 / 2017 7.7% 4.9% 4.7%
3 / 2017 6.9% 4.3% 4.5%
4 / 2017 6.4% 3.9% 4.4%
5 / 2017 6.7% 4.2% 4.3%
6 / 2017 7.3% 4.3% 4.4%
7 / 2017 7.7% 4.7% 4.3%
8 / 2017 7.8% 4.8% 4.4%

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