IDES - Local_Area_Unemployment_Statistics


​​​Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS)

The Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program develops monthly and annual estimates of the labor force, employed, unemployed and the unemployment rate for the State, metropolitan areas, counties and municipalities that have a population of at least 25,000.

New - Expanded workforce data, charts, and analysis available for the metro area press releases:
Illinois Department of Employment Security Employment Situation Press Releases​​​


Unemployment Rate: Seasonally Adjusted


  • Characteristics of Employed and Unemployed
    Monthly and annual employment and unemployment statistics by characteristics such as age, gender, race, employment and labor force participation, duration of unemployment and union membership​.