Philadelphia, PA Unemployment Rate Report

Philadelphia, PA Historical Unemployment Trends

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Since 2005 the unemployment rate in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has ranged from 4.8% in April 2000 to 12.0% in July 2012. The current unemployment rate for Philadelphia is 4.9% in December 2018. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

Philadelphia, PA Unemployment Rate by Month

High Unemployment Area
Philadelphia, PA Current Unemployment - 4.9%
Philadelphia, PA Unemployment Rate
Month/Year Philadelphia, PA% Pennsylvania% National %
1 / 2018 6.3% 5.3% 4.1%
2 / 2018 6.3% 5.2% 4.1%
3 / 2018 5.8% 4.6% 4.0%
4 / 2018 5.2% 4.0% 3.9%
5 / 2018 5.0% 3.7% 3.8%
6 / 2018 5.7% 4.4% 4.0%
7 / 2018 6.0% 4.5% 3.9%
8 / 2018 6.0% 4.4% 3.8%
9 / 2018 5.2% 3.9% 3.7%
10 / 2018 5.2% 3.9% 3.8%
11 / 2018 5.0% 3.8% 3.7%
12 / 2018 4.9% 4.0% 3.9%

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