Unemployment Rate in Chester County, South Carolina
Updated on June 29, 2022.

The unemployment rate (not seasonally adjusted) for Chester County, South Carolina was 4.4% for May 2022, increasing by 0.5 points compared to April 2022, according to recent data from the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The chart and table below shows the unemployment rate (not seasonally adjusted) for Chester County, South Carolina from January 2003 to May 2022.

Unemployment Rate (not seasonally adjusted) in Chester County, South Carolina
Table of Unemployment Rate (not seasonally adjusted) in Chester County, South Carolina
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Month Unemployment Rate (%)
January 2003 12.2
February 2003 11.8
March 2003 11.4
April 2003 10.9
May 2003 11.1
June 2003 13.5
July 2003 12.2
August 2003 12.2
September 2003 11.5
October 2003 11.3
November 2003 11
December 2003 11
January 2004 11.2
February 2004 11
March 2004 11
April 2004 10.3
May 2004 10.5
June 2004 11.3
July 2004 10.7
August 2004 11.1
September 2004 10.4
October 2004 10.2
November 2004 10
December 2004 10.7
January 2005 10.9
February 2005 10.7
March 2005 9.4
April 2005 9.1
May 2005 9
June 2005 9.9
July 2005 9.7
August 2005 9.8
September 2005 9.9
October 2005 9.8
November 2005 10.5
December 2005 10.6
January 2006 10.6
February 2006 11.2
March 2006 10.5
April 2006 10.7
May 2006 11
June 2006 11.1
July 2006 11
August 2006 11.2
September 2006 10.4
October 2006 10
November 2006 11.2
December 2006 11.1
January 2007 12.2
February 2007 11.9
March 2007 10.6
April 2007 10.8
May 2007 10.8
June 2007 11.7
July 2007 12.7
August 2007 12.2
September 2007 11.5
October 2007 11.5
November 2007 11.5
December 2007 12.3
January 2008 12.6
February 2008 11.6
March 2008 11.3
April 2008 10.4
May 2008 11
June 2008 11.5
July 2008 12.6
August 2008 13
September 2008 12.6
October 2008 13.2
November 2008 13.9
December 2008 17.1
January 2009 18.3
February 2009 18.9
March 2009 19.5
April 2009 19.1
May 2009 19.5
June 2009 20.7
July 2009 20.4
August 2009 21
September 2009 20.9
October 2009 21
November 2009 20.5
December 2009 21.4
January 2010 22.5
February 2010 21.4
March 2010 20.6
April 2010 19.9
May 2010 19.1
June 2010 19.2
July 2010 19.4
August 2010 19
September 2010 18.3
October 2010 17.7
November 2010 18.4
December 2010 18.4
January 2011 19.8
February 2011 18.3
March 2011 18.2
April 2011 17
May 2011 17.2
June 2011 17.4
July 2011 17.3
August 2011 17.1
September 2011 16.5
October 2011 16
November 2011 14.9
December 2011 15.7
January 2012 16.8
February 2012 15.6
March 2012 15.1
April 2012 13.9
May 2012 14
June 2012 14.8
July 2012 15.3
August 2012 14.7
September 2012 13.6
October 2012 13.7
November 2012 12.9
December 2012 13.5
January 2013 15.5
February 2013 14.2
March 2013 13
April 2013 11.8
May 2013 12.1
June 2013 12.3
July 2013 12.1
August 2013 11.4
September 2013 10.3
October 2013 10.6
November 2013 9.7
December 2013 9.9
January 2014 10.7
February 2014 9.9
March 2014 9.4
April 2014 8.1
May 2014 8.8
June 2014 9
July 2014 10
August 2014 10.2
September 2014 9.5
October 2014 9.3
November 2014 9.1
December 2014 9
January 2015 9.8
February 2015 9.5
March 2015 8.7
April 2015 8
May 2015 8.5
June 2015 8.6
July 2015 8.7
August 2015 8.2
September 2015 7.1
October 2015 7.7
November 2015 7.2
December 2015 7.4
January 2016 7.8
February 2016 7.4
March 2016 7.1
April 2016 6.4
May 2016 6.7
June 2016 7.5
July 2016 7.9
August 2016 7.9
September 2016 6.3
October 2016 6.3
November 2016 6.1
December 2016 7.1
January 2017 7.2
February 2017 6.8
March 2017 5.8
April 2017 5
May 2017 5.4
June 2017 6.2
July 2017 6.5
August 2017 6.6
September 2017 5.5
October 2017 5.7
November 2017 5.7
December 2017 5.8
January 2018 6.3
February 2018 5.6
March 2018 4.9
April 2018 3.9
May 2018 4
June 2018 4.9
July 2018 5.4
August 2018 5.1
September 2018 4.4
October 2018 4.5
November 2018 4.3
December 2018 4.7
January 2019 5.2
February 2019 4.7
March 2019 4.7
April 2019 3.9
May 2019 3.9
June 2019 4.5
July 2019 4.4
August 2019 4
September 2019 2.8
October 2019 3.4
November 2019 3.6
December 2019 4.1
January 2020 5
February 2020 4.7
March 2020 5.5
April 2020 13.1
May 2020 12.2
June 2020 11.8
July 2020 11.5
August 2020 9.8
September 2020 9.3
October 2020 7.8
November 2020 7.3
December 2020 7.4
January 2021 7.6
February 2021 6.9
March 2021 6.4
April 2021 5.5
May 2021 5.3
June 2021 6.8
July 2021 6.4
August 2021 6.2
September 2021 5.2
October 2021 5.1
November 2021 4.9
December 2021 5.1
January 2022 6
February 2022 5.8
March 2022 4.9
April 2022 3.9
May 2022 4.4