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Redding, California Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Redding rose 0.1 percentage points in November 2022 to 4.4%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.3 percentage points higher than the California rate. The unemployment rate in Redding peaked in February 2010 at 17.5% and is now 13.1 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 4.0% in July 2022, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.4 percentage points. You can also compare Redding unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate November 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.6% -0.1 -0.6
California 4.1% +0.1 -1.7
Redding 4.4% +0.1 -1.5
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with November 2022 data as December metro level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: Redding, California, National

Redding, California monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Redding, California Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Redding peaked in March 2010 at 13,820. There are now 10,548 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 2,914 in July 2022, the number of unemployed has now grown by 358. Redding employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Redding, California) is also available.

Unemployed Persons November 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
Redding 3,272 +105 -1,048

Number of Unemployed Persons

Redding, California Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
California
Unemployment Rate
Redding
Unemployment Rate
Redding
Unemployed
December
2022
3.5%
November
2022
3.6% 4.1% 4.4% 3,272
October
2022
3.7% 4.0% 4.3% 3,167
September
2022
3.5% 3.8% 4.2% 3,071
August
2022
3.7% 4.1% 4.1% 2,976
July
2022
3.5% 3.9% 4.0% 2,914
June
2022
3.6% 4.2% 4.1% 2,994
May
2022
3.6% 4.3% 4.2% 3,083
April
2022
3.6% 4.6% 4.4% 3,208
March
2022
3.6% 4.8% 4.7% 3,416
February
2022
3.8% 5.3% 5.1% 3,757
January
2022
4.0% 5.7% 5.6% 4,060

1. Metro area unemployment rates are now seasonally adjusted. The BLS has started publishing smoothed seasonally adjusted metropolitan area data which makes comparisons to state and national data more relevant than the unadjusted numbers.