Unemployment Rate


Unemployment Rate

Year Kansas Rate US Rate Iowa Rate
1976 4.20% 7.70% 4.10%
1977 4.00% 7.10% 3.90%
1978 3.10% 6.10% 3.90%
1979 3.10% 5.80% 4.40%
1980 4.50% 7.10% 5.70%
1981 4.30% 7.60% 7.00%
1982 6.50% 9.70% 8.10%
1983 6.00% 9.60% 8.30%
1984 5.00% 7.50% 7.30%
1985 5.20% 7.20% 7.90%
1986 5.40% 7.00% 6.80%
1987 4.90% 6.20% 5.80%
1988 4.60% 5.50% 4.70%
1989 4.20% 5.30% 4.30%
1990 4.30% 5.60% 4.50%
1991 4.50% 6.80% 4.60%
1992 4.60% 7.50% 4.50%
1993 5.10% 6.90% 4.20%
1994 4.90% 6.10% 3.80%
1995 4.40% 5.60% 3.60%
1996 4.40% 5.40% 3.60%
1997 3.90% 4.90% 3.20%
1998 3.80% 4.50% 2.90%
1999 3.50% 4.20% 2.60%
2000 3.80% 4.00% 2.80%
2001 4.30% 4.70% 3.30%
2002 5.10% 5.80% 3.90%
2003 5.60% 6.00% 4.40%
2004 5.50% 5.50% 4.60%
2005 5.10% 5.10% 4.30%
2006 4.40% 4.60% 3.80%
2007 4.10% 4.60% 3.80%
2008 4.40% 5.80% 4.40%
2009 6.70% 9.30% 6.00%
Demographic Group: US Residents, 16 years and older.
Data Source: US Census Bureau of Labor Statistics
http://www.bls.gov/
Numerator: US Residents, 16 years and older, that are not employed.
Denominator: Population, 16 years and older, that reside in the geographic region.
Unit: percentage
Notes:  
Change Log: 3/26/2009
  • Source citing was removed from the chart image and placed in the footnotes.
  • Iowa state benchmark data was added to the data table and chart (represented in green).

5/28/2009

  • A footer table was created consisting of demographic group, source citing, numerator, denominator, notes, and change log information.

4/26/2010

  • Data for the years 2008 and 2009 added to the chart and table.