Maryland Unemployment Rate statistics Maryland Unemployment Rate 2014

Maryland: Unemployment NumbersUnemployment RatesEmployment NumbersLabor ForceFile Unemployment
Month / YearUnemployment Rate
November, 20107.4% Most recent unemployment rate
October, 20106.9%
September, 20107.2%
August, 20107.5%
July, 20107.5%
June, 20107.3%
May, 20107%
April, 20106.8%
March, 20107.7%
February, 20108.2%
January, 20108.2%

What is the unemployment rate in Maryland?

The current Maryland unemployment rate is 7%, with the latest unemployment data collected by the Department of Labor Statistics in November 2010. Maryland's unemployment rate has risen over the last 12 monthes. The average unemployment rate over the last year has been 7.37%.

The Maryland unemployment rate reflects the percentage of people living in MD who do not have jobs and have been actively searching for employment for at least four weeks. Unemployment data is collected through a monthly survey of employers and unemployment insurance claims. The MD unemployment rate is not, however, the percentage of Maryland residents who are receiving unemployment compensation.

Unemployment Compensation in Maryland

Unemployed workers in Maryland can apply for unemployment insurance benefits under the Maryland state unemployment program at the Maryland Unemployment Office. For more information, read about Maryland's unemployment benefits.

Historical unemployment rate in Maryland

The Bureau of Labor Statistics maintains an archive of historical monthly and yearly statewide unemployment rate numbers for Maryland for every year back to 1976. This table contains all unemployment rate statistics available for Maryland, arranged from newest to oldest.

MarylandUnemployment Rate
Month / YearUnemployment Rate
November, 20107.4%
October, 20106.9%
September, 20107.2%
August, 20107.5%
July, 20107.5%
June, 20107.3%
May, 20107%
April, 20106.8%
March, 20107.7%
February, 20108.2%
January, 20108.2%
Annual Average, 20097%
December, 20097.1%
November, 20097.1%
October, 20097.2%
September, 20097%
August, 20097.1%
July, 20097.4%
June, 20097.3%
May, 20096.9%
April, 20096.5%
March, 20096.8%
February, 20097%
January, 20096.6%
Annual Average, 20084.4%
December, 20085.5%
November, 20085.1%
October, 20084.9%
September, 20084.6%
August, 20084.6%
July, 20084.6%
June, 20084.4%
May, 20083.9%
April, 20083.5%
March, 20083.7%
February, 20083.8%
January, 20083.9%
Annual Average, 20073.5%
December, 20073.4%
November, 20073.4%
October, 20073.5%
September, 20073.4%
August, 20073.5%
July, 20073.8%
June, 20073.7%
May, 20073.3%
April, 20073.2%
March, 20073.4%
February, 20073.9%
January, 20074%
Annual Average, 20063.8%
December, 20063.4%
November, 20063.7%
October, 20063.6%
September, 20063.7%
August, 20063.9%
July, 20064.3%
June, 20064.1%
May, 20063.7%
April, 20063.5%
March, 20063.6%
February, 20064%
January, 20063.9%
Annual Average, 20054.1%
December, 20053.6%
November, 20053.9%
October, 20053.9%
September, 20053.9%
August, 20054%
July, 20054.4%
June, 20054.4%
May, 20054.1%
April, 20053.9%
March, 20054.3%
February, 20054.7%
January, 20054.6%
Annual Average, 20044.3%
December, 20044.1%
November, 20044.2%
October, 20044.1%
September, 20044%
August, 20044.3%
July, 20044.6%
June, 20044.6%
May, 20044.1%
April, 20044%
March, 20044.4%
February, 20044.5%
January, 20044.7%
Annual Average, 20034.5%
December, 20034%
November, 20034.3%
October, 20034.2%
September, 20034.3%
August, 20034.5%
July, 20034.8%
June, 20034.9%
May, 20034.4%
April, 20034.3%
March, 20034.6%
February, 20034.8%
January, 20034.8%
Annual Average, 20024.5%
December, 20024.2%
November, 20024.4%
October, 20024%
September, 20024%
August, 20024.5%
July, 20024.7%
June, 20024.7%
May, 20024.4%
April, 20024.5%
March, 20024.7%
February, 20024.7%
January, 20025.1%
Annual Average, 20014.1%
December, 20014.2%
November, 20014.4%
October, 20014.1%
September, 20014.1%
August, 20014.4%
July, 20014.2%
June, 20014%
May, 20013.7%
April, 20013.7%
March, 20013.8%
February, 20013.9%
January, 20014.1%
Annual Average, 20003.6%
December, 20003.3%
November, 20003.5%
October, 20003.3%
September, 20003.4%
August, 20003.8%
July, 20003.8%
June, 20003.6%
May, 20003.5%
April, 20003.3%
March, 20003.6%
February, 20003.9%
January, 20003.8%
Annual Average, 19993.6%
December, 19993.1%
November, 19993.4%
October, 19993.3%
September, 19993.4%
August, 19993.5%
July, 19993.8%
June, 19993.6%
May, 19993.4%
April, 19993.5%
March, 19993.7%
February, 19994.2%
January, 19994.1%
Annual Average, 19984.3%
December, 19983.4%
November, 19983.9%
October, 19983.9%
September, 19983.9%
August, 19984.3%
July, 19984.6%
June, 19984.5%
May, 19984.2%
April, 19984%
March, 19984.7%
February, 19984.9%
January, 19985.1%
Annual Average, 19974.8%
December, 19974.4%
November, 19974.4%
October, 19974.3%
September, 19974.7%
August, 19974.6%
July, 19974.8%
June, 19974.9%
May, 19974.6%
April, 19974.6%
March, 19975%
February, 19975.4%
January, 19975.4%
Annual Average, 19964.9%
December, 19964.5%
November, 19964.7%
October, 19964.5%
September, 19964.6%
August, 19964.6%
July, 19965.1%
June, 19964.9%
May, 19964.9%
April, 19964.8%
March, 19965.3%
February, 19965.5%
January, 19965.9%
Annual Average, 19955.1%
December, 19954.8%
November, 19955%
October, 19954.9%
September, 19955%
August, 19955%
July, 19955.2%
June, 19955.3%
May, 19955%
April, 19955%
March, 19955%
February, 19955.3%
January, 19955.2%
Annual Average, 19945.2%
December, 19944.3%
November, 19944.6%
October, 19944.7%
September, 19944.8%
August, 19944.9%
July, 19945.1%
June, 19945.2%
May, 19945.1%
April, 19945.2%
March, 19945.8%
February, 19946.1%
January, 19946.1%
Annual Average, 19936%
December, 19935.3%
November, 19935.4%
October, 19935.6%
September, 19935.5%
August, 19935.8%
July, 19936.1%
June, 19936.3%
May, 19935.9%
April, 19936%
March, 19936.4%
February, 19936.8%
January, 19936.8%
Annual Average, 19926.6%
December, 19926.1%
November, 19926.4%
October, 19926.3%
September, 19926.1%
August, 19926.1%
July, 19926.5%
June, 19926.8%
May, 19926.5%
April, 19926.4%
March, 19927%
February, 19927.4%
January, 19927.4%
Annual Average, 19916.2%
December, 19916.4%
November, 19916.2%
October, 19916%
September, 19915.9%
August, 19915.9%
July, 19916%
June, 19916.4%
May, 19916.3%
April, 19915.9%
March, 19916.4%
February, 19916.9%
January, 19916.4%
Annual Average, 19904.6%
December, 19905.7%
November, 19905.7%
October, 19905.1%
September, 19905.1%
August, 19905.1%
July, 19905%
June, 19904%
May, 19903.6%
April, 19903.5%
March, 19903.5%
February, 19904%
January, 19904.3%
Annual Average, 19893.7%
December, 19893.4%
November, 19893.6%
October, 19893.5%
September, 19893.6%
August, 19893.5%
July, 19893.7%
June, 19894%
May, 19893.7%
April, 19893.6%
March, 19893.7%
February, 19894.2%
January, 19894.2%
Annual Average, 19884.1%
December, 19883.6%
November, 19883.8%
October, 19883.9%
September, 19884%
August, 19884%
July, 19884%
June, 19884.2%
May, 19884.2%
April, 19883.9%
March, 19884.3%
February, 19884.8%
January, 19884.7%
Annual Average, 19874.3%
December, 19874%
November, 19874.2%
October, 19874.2%
September, 19874.1%
August, 19874%
July, 19874.2%
June, 19874.4%
May, 19874.2%
April, 19874%
March, 19874.6%
February, 19875%
January, 19874.9%
Annual Average, 19864.6%
December, 19864.3%
November, 19864.7%
October, 19864.6%
September, 19864.6%
August, 19864.2%
July, 19864.5%
June, 19864.8%
May, 19864.4%
April, 19864.2%
March, 19864.7%
February, 19865.1%
January, 19864.6%
Annual Average, 19854.7%
December, 19854.3%
November, 19854.4%
October, 19854.4%
September, 19854.4%
August, 19854.3%
July, 19854.7%
June, 19855.1%
May, 19854.6%
April, 19854.6%
March, 19854.7%
February, 19855.4%
January, 19855.4%
Annual Average, 19845.1%
December, 19844.8%
November, 19844.9%
October, 19845%
September, 19844.9%
August, 19845%
July, 19845.1%
June, 19845.3%
May, 19845%
April, 19844.9%
March, 19845.1%
February, 19845.6%
January, 19845.7%
Annual Average, 19837.3%
December, 19836.3%
November, 19836.5%
October, 19836.8%
September, 19836.7%
August, 19836.7%
July, 19837%
June, 19837.7%
May, 19837.3%
April, 19837.4%
March, 19838.1%
February, 19838.8%
January, 19838.7%
Annual Average, 19828.2%
December, 19828.2%
November, 19828.4%
October, 19828.1%
September, 19827.9%
August, 19827.9%
July, 19827.9%
June, 19828.4%
May, 19828.1%
April, 19828.1%
March, 19828.4%
February, 19828.9%
January, 19828.6%
Annual Average, 19817.2%
December, 19817.8%
November, 19817.8%
October, 19817.3%
September, 19817.2%
August, 19816.8%
July, 19816.7%
June, 19817.4%
May, 19816.8%
April, 19816.4%
March, 19816.9%
February, 19817.5%
January, 19817.3%
Annual Average, 19806.6%
December, 19806.4%
November, 19806.7%
October, 19806.7%
September, 19806.5%
August, 19806.8%
July, 19806.9%
June, 19807.2%
May, 19806.5%
April, 19806.4%
March, 19806.4%
February, 19806.6%
January, 19806.6%
Annual Average, 19795.8%
December, 19795.6%
November, 19795.6%
October, 19795.7%
September, 19795.6%
August, 19795.9%
July, 19795.5%
June, 19795.9%
May, 19795.3%
April, 19795.5%
March, 19796.2%
February, 19796.7%
January, 19796.4%
Annual Average, 19785.7%
December, 19785.8%
November, 19785.7%
October, 19785.4%
September, 19785.4%
August, 19785.3%
July, 19785.7%
June, 19785.7%
May, 19785.2%
April, 19785.1%
March, 19786.3%
February, 19786.5%
January, 19786.3%
Annual Average, 19776.1%
December, 19775.5%
November, 19776%
October, 19775.9%
September, 19775.6%
August, 19775.6%
July, 19775.6%
June, 19776.5%
May, 19775.5%
April, 19775.7%
March, 19776.9%
February, 19777.5%
January, 19777.3%
Annual Average, 19766.6%
December, 19766.5%
November, 19766.8%
October, 19766.2%
September, 19766.5%
August, 19766.2%
July, 19766.3%
June, 19766.6%
May, 19765.8%
April, 19766.1%
March, 19766.8%
February, 19767.4%
January, 19767.7%

Maryland Unemployment Rate Graph

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