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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 October 2022 was 3.3 percent, up from 3.2 percent in September 2022 and up from 3.2 percent in October 2021. Without seasonal adjustment, October's rate was 2.8 percent, down from 3.2 percent in September 2022 and up from 2.7 percent in October 2021.

The U.S. seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for October 2022 was 3.7 percent, up from 3.5 percent in September 2022 and down from 4.6 percent in October 2021. Without seasonal adjustment, the U.S. rate for October 2022 was 3.4 percent, increasing from 3.3 percent in September 2022 and down from 4.3 percent in October 2021.

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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