Pa. Unemployment Rate Down to 6.0 Percent in October
November 24, 2021
The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) released its preliminary employment situation report for October 2021.
Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate was down two-tenths of a percentage point over the month to 6.0 percent in October. The U.S. rate also fell two-tenths of a percentage point from its September level, down to 4.6 percent. The commonwealth’s unemployment rate was 1.0 percentage points below its October 2020 level and the national rate was down 2.3 points over the year.
Pennsylvania’s civilian labor force – the estimated number of residents working or looking f...