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Fond du Lac, Wisconsin Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Fond du Lac fell 0.1 percentage points in November 2021 to 2.4%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.6 percentage points lower than the Wisconsin rate. The unemployment rate in Fond du Lac peaked in April 2020 at 17.3% and is now 14.9 percentage points lower. You can also compare Fond du Lac unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
National 4.2% -0.4 -2.5
Wisconsin 3.0% -0.2 -1.4
Fond du Lac 2.4% -0.1 -1.1
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: Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, National

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Fond du Lac peaked in April 2020 at 9,488. There are now 8,093 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Fond du Lac employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin) is also available.

Unemployed Persons November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
Fond du Lac 1,395 -69 -592

Number of Unemployed Persons

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Wisconsin
Unemployment Rate
Fond du Lac
Unemployment Rate
Fond du Lac
Unemployed
December
2021
3.9%
November
2021
4.2% 3.0% 2.4% 1,395
October
2021
4.6% 3.2% 2.5% 1,464
September
2021
4.7% 3.4% 2.6% 1,480
August
2021
5.2% 3.9% 3.3% 1,946
July
2021
5.4% 3.9% 3.3% 1,927
June
2021
5.9% 3.9% 3.3% 1,931
May
2021
5.8% 3.9% 3.4% 1,941
April
2021
6.0% 3.9% 3.4% 1,934
March
2021
6.0% 3.8% 3.3% 1,902
February
2021
6.2% 3.8% 3.2% 1,854
January
2021
6.4% 3.8% 3.2% 1,818

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.