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Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Bremerton fell 0.1 percentage points in April 2022 to 4.1%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.0 percentage points lower than the Washington rate. The unemployment rate in Bremerton peaked in April 2020 at 15.0% and is now 10.9 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 4.1% in February 2022, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.0 percentage points. You can also compare Bremerton unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.6% 0.0 -2.4
Washington 4.1% 0.0 -1.6
Bremerton 4.1% -0.1 -1.4
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with April 2022 data as May metro level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: Bremerton, Washington, National

Bremerton, Washington monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Bremerton, Washington Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Bremerton peaked in April 2020 at 20,409. There are now 14,994 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 5,399 in February 2022, the number of unemployed has now grown by 16. Bremerton employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Bremerton, Washington) is also available.

Unemployed Persons April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
Bremerton 5,415 -26 -1,599

Number of Unemployed Persons

Bremerton, Washington Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Washington
Unemployment Rate
Bremerton
Unemployment Rate
Bremerton
Unemployed
May
2022
3.6%
April
2022
3.6% 4.1% 4.1% 5,415
March
2022
3.6% 4.1% 4.2% 5,441
February
2022
3.8% 4.3% 4.1% 5,399
January
2022
4.0% 4.4% 4.2% 5,484
December
2021
3.9% 4.5% 4.3% 5,617
November
2021
4.2% 4.5% 4.3% 5,614
October
2021
4.6% 4.6% 4.4% 5,710
September
2021
4.7% 4.8% 4.6% 5,996
August
2021
5.2% 5.0% 4.9% 6,294
July
2021
5.4% 5.2% 5.1% 6,540
June
2021
5.9% 5.4% 5.2% 6,713

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.