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Lebanon, Pennsylvania Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Lebanon fell 0.6 percentage points in November 2021 to 4.1%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 1.6 percentage points lower than the Pennsylvania rate. The unemployment rate in Lebanon peaked in April 2020 at 14.7% and is now 10.6 percentage points lower. You can also compare Lebanon unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
National 4.2% -0.4 -2.5
Pennsylvania 5.7% -0.3 -1.4
Lebanon 4.1% -0.6 -1.9
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with November 2021 data as December metro level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: Lebanon, Pennsylvania, National

Lebanon, Pennsylvania monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Lebanon, Pennsylvania Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Lebanon peaked in April 2020 at 10,320. There are now 7,466 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Lebanon employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Lebanon, Pennsylvania) is also available.

Unemployed Persons November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
Lebanon 2,854 -442 -1,459

Number of Unemployed Persons

Lebanon, Pennsylvania Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Pennsylvania
Unemployment Rate
Lebanon
Unemployment Rate
Lebanon
Unemployed
December
2021
3.9%
November
2021
4.2% 5.7% 4.1% 2,854
October
2021
4.6% 6.0% 4.7% 3,296
September
2021
4.7% 6.2% 4.7% 3,288
August
2021
5.2% 6.4% 5.6% 3,906
July
2021
5.4% 6.5% 5.5% 3,857
June
2021
5.9% 6.9% 5.4% 3,833
May
2021
5.8% 7.0% 5.5% 3,886
April
2021
6.0% 7.1% 6.4% 4,566
March
2021
6.0% 7.3% 6.5% 4,663
February
2021
6.2% 7.4% 6.6% 4,695
January
2021
6.4% 7.3% 6.4% 4,611

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.