2012 State Unemployment Rates

State Unemployment Rates

NCSL began tracking monthly state unemployment rates during the economic downturn and has continued through the economic recovery. NCSL maintains data on current and prior year monthly state unemployment rates, as well as unemployment trust fund balances and state loans.

Prior year state unemployment rates:

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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