State of Iowa's Labor Market

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

10,200

Job Growth Over the Past Year

59,382

Current Job Openings in Iowa

Unemployment Statistics (December 2023)

67.7%

Labor Force Participation Rate

-1,900

Change in labor force over the past year

55,800

Total Unemployed

Labor Market Information

Unemployment in Iowa

Unemployment and jobs data are collected through two main surveys, one for individuals and one for businesses in Iowa.

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