Wilkes Barre, PA Unemployment Rate Report

Wilkes Barre, PA Historical Unemployment Trends

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Since 2005 the unemployment rate in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania has ranged from 4.6% in April 2000 to 21.0% in April 2020. The current unemployment rate for Wilkes-Barre is 5.7% in May 2022. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

Wilkes Barre, PA Unemployment Rate by Month

Very High Unemployment Area
Wilkes Barre, PA Current Unemployment - 5.7%
Wilkes Barre, PA Unemployment Rate
Month/Year Wilkes Barre, PA% Pennsylvania% National %
1 / 2022 7.8% 5.6% 4.0%
2 / 2022 7.2% 5.0% 3.8%
3 / 2022 6.8% 4.6% 3.6%
4 / 2022 6.1% 4.2% 3.6%
5 / 2022 5.7% 4.0% 3.6%

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