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Redding, California Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Redding fell 0.1 percentage points in July 2022 to 4.0%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.1 percentage points higher than the California rate. The unemployment rate in Redding peaked in February 2010 at 17.5% and is now 13.5 percentage points lower. You can also compare Redding unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate July 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.5% -0.1 -1.9
California 3.9% -0.3 -3.5
Redding 4.0% -0.1 -3.1
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with July 2022 data as August 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 10,907 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Redding employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Redding, California) is also available.

Unemployed Persons July 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
Redding 2,913 -81 -2,281

Number of Unemployed Persons

Redding, California Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
California
Unemployment Rate
Redding
Unemployment Rate
Redding
Unemployed
August
2022
3.7%
July
2022
3.5% 3.9% 4.0% 2,913
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
December
2021
3.9% 5.8% 5.9% 4,335
November
2021
4.2% 5.8% 5.9% 4,320
October
2021
4.6% 6.1% 6.0% 4,384
September
2021
4.7% 6.4% 6.4% 4,631

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.