South Carolina Unemployment Rate Report

South Carolina Unemployment by County

South Carolina Current Unemployment 5.2%

South Carolina Historical Unemployment Trends


Since 2005 the unemployment rate in South Carolina has ranged from 2.0% in September 2019 to 12.4% in January 2010. The current unemployment rate for South Carolina is 5.2% for February 2021. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

SC Unemployment Rate by Month

2012 SC Unemployment Rate
Month/Year SC % National %
1/2021 5.4% 6.3%
2/2021 5.2% 6.2%