DE Unemployment Nearly Triples Since March


As expected, Delaware’s unemployment rate in April was 14.3% – up from 5% in March.  There were 66,700 Delawareans unemployed in April compared to 17,600 a year ago.  Delaware’s unemployment rate is lower than the national rate at 14.7%.  However in Sussex County – the unemployment rate is at 16% for April – up from 5.4% in March.  Leisure & Hospitality took the hardest hit – followed by Education & Health. 

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