Department of Numbers

Nevada Unemployment

According to the BLS current population survey (CPS), the unemployment rate for Nevada fell 0.0 percentage points in September 2022 to 4.4%. The state unemployment rate was 0.9 percentage points higher than the national rate for the month. The unemployment rate in Nevada peaked in April 2020 at 28.5% and is now 24.1 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 4.4% in July 2022, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.0 percentage points. You can also see Nevada unemployment compared to other states.

Unemployment Rate September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.5% -0.2 -1.2
Nevada 4.4% 0.0 -1.2

Note: All comparisons are made with September data as October state level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: Nevada, National

Nevada monthly unemployment rate chart from 1990 to September 2022

Note: Recessions shown in gray

Nevada Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Nevada peaked in April 2020 at 406,325. There are now 339,041 fewer people unemployed in the state. From a recent trough of 66,464 in August 2022, the number of unemployed has now grown by 820. Nevada job growth data is also available.

Unemployed Persons September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
Nevada 67,284 +820 -16,471

Number of Unemployed Persons

Monthly chart of total unemployed in Nevada from 1990 to September 2022

Nevada Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Nevada
Unemployment Rate
Nevada
Unemployed
October 2022 3.7%
September 2022 3.5% 4.4% 67,284
August 2022 3.7% 4.4% 66,464
July 2022 3.5% 4.4% 67,146
June 2022 3.6% 4.7% 70,936
May 2022 3.6% 4.9% 74,149
April 2022 3.6% 5.0% 75,559
March 2022 3.6% 5.0% 75,505
February 2022 3.8% 5.1% 76,158
January 2022 4.0% 5.2% 77,051
December 2021 3.9% 5.3% 78,860
November 2021 4.2% 5.3% 79,154