South Dakota Unemployment Rate Report

South Dakota Unemployment by County

South Dakota Current Unemployment 2.1%

South Dakota Historical Unemployment Trends

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Since 2005 the unemployment rate in South Dakota has ranged from 2.0% in October 2000 to 11.0% in April 2020. The current unemployment rate for South Dakota is 2.1% for May 2022. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

SD Unemployment Rate by Month

2012 SD Unemployment Rate
Month/Year SD % National %
1/2022 2.8% 4.0%
2/2022 2.9% 3.8%
3/2022 2.6% 3.6%
4/2022 2.2% 3.6%
5/2022 2.1% 3.6%
5/2022 2.1% 3.6%

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