Data extracted on: February 21, 2020 Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Note: More data series, including additional geographic areas, are available through the "Databases & Tables" tab at the top of this page. North Carolina includes the following metropolitan areas for which an Economy At A Glance table is available:. Asheville, NC; Burlington, NC
The Division of Employment Security is responsible for the administration of the unemployment insurance program in the state of North Carolina. This program is a federal-state partnership and is funded by federal and state unemployment taxes employers pay on employee wages. Benefits are paid to eligible workers who lose their job through no fault of their own and are able, available and ...
North Carolina Unemployment Rate is at 3.70%, compared to 3.80% last month and 3.70% last year. This is lower than the long term average of 5.81%.
Since 2005 the unemployment rate in North Carolina has ranged from 2.7% in December 1998 to 12.0% in January 2010. The current unemployment rate for North Carolina is 3.5% for September 2019.
The state unemployment rate was 0.2 percentage points higher than the national rate for the month. The unemployment rate in North Carolina peaked in January 2010 at 11.4% and is now 7.7 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 3.7% in August 2018, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.0 percentage points.
Find highly detailed statistics on the state’s labor market, including unemployment rates from all 100 counties, by month and year. Historical information back to 1976 is available for some data points.
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This statistic displays the unemployment rate in North Carolina from 1992 to 2018. In 2018, unemployment in North Carolina was 3.9 percent.
The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Raleigh fell 0.1 percentage points in December 2019 to 3.3%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.4 percentage points lower than the North Carolina rate. The unemployment rate in Raleigh peaked in December 2009 at 9.2% and is now 5.9 percentage points lower.
Release Dates for Unemployment Rates. Review the publication schedule for North Carolina's 2020 LAUS and CES data. Release dates for U.S., statewide, and local area employment and unemployment statistics are included.