Pennsylvania's Unemployment Rate Falls To 5.1 Percent in February, Lowest Since February 2020 Pre-Pandemic Level
March 31, 2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) released its preliminary employment situation report for February 2022.
Pennsylvania's unemployment rate was down three-tenths of a percentage point over the month to 5.1 percent in February, marking the 22nd consecutive month without an unemployment rate increase. The U.S. unemployment rate was down two-tenths of a percentage point to 3.8 percent in February. The commonwealth's unemployment rate was 2.2 percentage points below its February 2021 level and the national rate was down 2.4 points over the year.
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