Special Report

States With the Highest Unemployment Last Month

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Hawaii
> Feb. 2022 unemployment rate: 4.3% (18th highest)
> 1-month change: None
> 1-yr. change: -3.0 percentage points
> All-time high unemployment rate: 22.4% (Apr. 2020)
> All-time low unemployment rate: 1.9% (Nov. 2019)

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Idaho
> Feb. 2022 unemployment rate: 2.8% (10th lowest)
> 1-month change: -0.2 percentage points
> 1-yr. change: -1.2 percentage points
> All-time high unemployment rate: 11.8% (Apr. 2020)
> All-time low unemployment rate: 2.8% (Feb. 2022)

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Illinois
> Feb. 2022 unemployment rate: 4.8% (9th highest)
> 1-month change: -0.2 percentage points
> 1-yr. change: -2.1 percentage points
> All-time high unemployment rate: 17.4% (Apr. 2020)
> All-time low unemployment rate: 3.6% (Dec. 2019)

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Indiana
> Feb. 2022 unemployment rate: 2.3% (3rd lowest)
> 1-month change: -0.1 percentage points
> 1-yr. change: -2.0 percentage points
> All-time high unemployment rate: 16.8% (Apr. 2020)
> All-time low unemployment rate: 2.3% (Feb. 2022)

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Iowa
> Feb. 2022 unemployment rate: 3.5% (20th lowest)
> 1-month change: -0.2 percentage points
> 1-yr. change: -0.9 percentage points
> All-time high unemployment rate: 10.5% (Apr. 2020)
> All-time low unemployment rate: 2.4% (July 2018)

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