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Unemployment Release

Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) and the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) announce the latest U.S., State, and local unemployment rates and analysis.

Wisconsin's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for September 2020 was 5.4 percent, down from 6.3 percent in August and up from 3.4 percent in September 2019. Without seasonal adjustment, September's rate was 4.7 percent, down from 6.1 percent in August and up from 2.9 percent in September 2019.

The U.S. seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for September 2020 was 7.9 percent, down from 8.4 percent in August and up from 3.5 percent in September 2019. Without seasonal adjustment, the U.S. rate for September 2020 was 7.7 percent, decreasing from 8.5 percent in August and up from 3.3 percent in September 2019.

Wisconsin and U.S. Unemployment Rates

Seasonally Adjusted

Wisconsin and U.S. Unemployment Rates

Seasonally Adjusted

Wisconsin and U.S. Unemployment Rates

Seasonally Adjusted

Wisconsin and U.S. Unemployment Rates

Seasonally Adjusted

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