Unemployment in Iowa

Change Indicator

Why This Indicator Matters

The unemployment rate rose steadily from 2000 to 2010, increasing 135 percent during that time period.  However, since then, it has been cut to a rate which is lower than the rate in 2000.
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Definitions: Percentage of individuals age 16 and over who are in the labor force but unemployed during the year

Data Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics