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Illinois Employment Situation - 2021

The U.S. Dep​artment of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) current National Employment Situation is available here.

Statewide:

Employment and Unemployment Press Release - 2021

Note: The data in these archived press releases may have been revised in subsequent months and thus may no longer be valid. The most up-to-date, historical monthly revised Illinois nonfarm jobs data is available on the Current Employment Statistics​ web page and the most current, historical monthly revised Illinois labor force data is available on the Local Area Unemployment Statistics web page. 

Metro Area:

Employment and Unemployment Press Release

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Month Area Get File

01 - January

Bloomington and Peoria

02 - February

Bloomington and Peoria

03 - March

Bloomington and Peoria

04 - April

Bloomington and Peoria

01 - January

Chicago

02 - February

Chicago

03 - March

Chicago

04 - April

Chicago

01 - January

Champaign/Urbana, Danville

02 - February

Champaign/Urbana, Danville

03 - March

Champaign/Urbana, Danville

04 - April

Champaign/Urbana, Danville

01 - January

Davenport, Moline, and Rock Island

02 - February

Davenport, Moline, and Rock Island

03 - March

Davenport, Moline, and Rock Island

04 - April

Davenport, Moline, and Rock Island

01 - January

Metro East

02 - February

Metro East

03 - March

Metro East

04 - April

Metro East

01 - January

Rockford

02 - February

Rockford

03 - March

Rockford

04 - April

Rockford

01 - January

South Central

02 - February

South Central

03 - March

South Central

04 - April

South Central

01 - January

Southern Illinois

02 - February

Southern Illinois

03 - March

Southern Illinois

04 - April

Southern Illinois

01 - January

Springfield and Decatur

02 - February

Springfield and Decatur

03 - March

Springfield and Decatur

04 - April

Springfield and Decatur

05 - May

Bloomington and Peoria

06 - June

Bloomington and Peoria

05 - May

Chicago

06 - June

Chicago

05 - May

Champaign/Urbana, Danville

06 - June

Champaign/Urbana, Danville

05 - May

Davenport, Moline, and Rock Island

06 - June

Davenport, Moline, and Rock Island

05 - May

Metro East

06 - June

Metro East

05 - May

Rockford

06 - June

Rockford

05 - May

South Central

06 - June

South Central

05 - May

Southern Illinois

06 - June

Southern Illinois

05 - May

Springfield and Decatur

06 - June

Springfield and Decatur

07 - July

Bloomington and Peoria

07 - July

Chicago

07 - July

Champaign/Urbana, Danville

07 - July

Davenport, Moline, and Rock Island

07 - July

Metro East

07 - July

Rockford

07 - July

South Central

07 - July

Southern Illinois

07 - July

Springfield and Decatur

08 - August

Bloomington and Peoria

08 - August

Champaign/Urbana, Danville

08 - August

Chicago

08 - August

Davenport, Moline, and Rock Island

08 - August

Metro East

08 - August

Rockford

08 - August

South Central

08 - August

Southern Illinois

08 - August

Springfield and Decatur

09 - September

Bloomington and Peoria

09 - September

Champaign/Urbana, Danville

09 - September

Chicago

09 - September

Davenport, Moline, and Rock Island

09 - September

Metro East

09 - September

Rockford

09 - September

South Central

09 - September

Southern Illinois

09 - September

Springfield and Decatur

11 - November

Bloomington and Peoria

10 - October

Springfield and Decatur

10 - October

Southern Illinois

10 - October

South Central

10 - October

Rockford

10 - October

Metro East

10 - October

Davenport, Moline, and Rock Island

10 - October

Chicago

10 - October

Champaign/Urbana, Danville

10 - October

Bloomington and Peoria

11 - November

Champaign/Urbana, Danville

11 - November

Chicago

11 - November

Davenport, Moline, and Rock Island

11 - November

Metro East

11 - November

Rockford

11 - November

South Central

11 - November

Southern Illinois

11 - November

Springfield and Decatur

Note: The data in these archived press releases may have been revised in subsequent months and thus may no longer be valid. The latest data, including any revisions, are available from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics​ and Current Employment Statistics​ web pages.

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