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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 April 2020 was 14.1 percent, up from 3.1 percent in March and up from 3.0 percent in April 2019. Without seasonal adjustment, April's rate was 14.6 percent, up from 3.4 percent in March and up from 3.0 percent in April 2019.

The U.S. seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for April 2020 was14.7 percent, up from 4.4 percent in March and up from 3.6 percent in April 2019. Without seasonal adjustment, the U.S. rate for April 2020 was 14.4 percent, increasing from 4.5 percent in March and up from 3.3 percent in April 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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