Pennsylvania's Unemployment Rate Falls To 5.4 Percent in December
January 27, 2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) released its preliminary employment situation report for December 2021.
Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate was down three-tenths of a percentage point over the month to 5.4 percent in December. During that same time, the U.S. rate also fell three-tenths of a percentage point to 3.9 percent. Over the year, the commonwealth’s unemployment rate was 1.7 percentage points below its December 2020 level and the national rate was down 2.8 points.
Pennsylvania’s civilian labor force – the estimated number of residents working or looking fo...