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Toledo, Ohio Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Toledo fell 0.0 percentage points in November 2020 to 6.8%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 1.1 percentage points higher than the Ohio rate. The unemployment rate in Toledo peaked in April 2020 at 22.1% and is now 15.3 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 6.8% in October 2020, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.0 percentage points. You can also compare Toledo unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
National 6.7% -0.2 +3.1
Ohio 5.7% -0.4 +1.6
Toledo 6.8% 0.0 +2.6
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with November 2020 data as December metro level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: Toledo, Ohio, National

Toledo, Ohio monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Toledo, Ohio Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Toledo peaked in April 2020 at 67,064. There are now 46,783 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Toledo employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Toledo, Ohio) is also available.

Unemployed Persons November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
Toledo 20,281 -699 +7,451

Number of Unemployed Persons

Toledo, Ohio Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Ohio
Unemployment Rate
Toledo
Unemployment Rate
Toledo
Unemployed
December
2020
6.7%
November
2020
6.7% 5.7% 6.8% 20,281
October
2020
6.9% 6.1% 6.8% 20,980
September
2020
7.8% 8.3% 9.2% 27,997
August
2020
8.4% 8.9% 9.3% 28,401
July
2020
10.2% 9.0% 9.4% 28,249
June
2020
11.1% 11.0% 11.9% 36,364
May
2020
13.3% 13.9% 17.5% 54,004
April
2020
14.8% 17.6% 22.1% 67,064
March
2020
4.4% 5.8% 4.6% 13,692
February
2020
3.5% 4.1% 4.3% 13,142
January
2020
3.5% 4.1% 4.3% 13,064

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.