The 10 Most Unemployed States in America

jobs unemployment

Compared to the previous month, the seasonally adjusted state unemployment rates in June generally decreased slightly, according to a new release of the Bureau of labour Statistics.

But not every state has seen its unemployment rate gone down.

#10: Illinois

Unemployment rate in June 2010: 10.4%

Unemployment rate in May 2010: 10.8%

Source: BLS news release and historical data

#9: Ohio

Unemployment rate in June 2010: 10.5%

Unemployment rate in May 2010: 10.7%

Source: BLS news release and historical data

#8: Oregon

Unemployment rate in June 2010: 10.5%

Unemployment rate in May 2010: 10.6%

Source: BLS news release and historical data

#7: South Carolina

Unemployment rate in June 2010: 10.7%

Unemployment rate in May 2010: 11.1%

Source: BLS news release and historical data

#6: Mississippi

Unemployment rate in June 2010: 11.0%

Unemployment rate in May 2010: 11.4%

Source: BLS news release and historical data

#5: Florida

Unemployment rate in June 2010: 11.4%

Unemployment rate in May 2010: 11.7%

Source: BLS news release and historical data

#4: Rhode Island

Unemployment rate in June 2010: 12.0%

Unemployment rate in May 2010: 12.3%

Source: BLS news release and historical data

#3: California

Unemployment rate in June 2010: 12.3%

Unemployment rate in May 2010: 12.4%

Source: BLS news release and historical data

#2: Michigan

Unemployment rate in June 2010: 13.2%

Unemployment rate in May 2010: 13.6%

Source: BLS news release and historical data

#1: Nevada

Unemployment rate in June 2010: 14.2%

Unemployment rate in May 2010: 14.0%

Source: BLS news release and historical data

NOW WATCH: Money & Markets videos

Want to read a more in-depth view on the trends influencing Australian business and the global economy? BI / Research is designed to help executives and industry leaders understand the major challenges and opportunities for industry, technology, strategy and the economy in the future. Sign up for free at research.businessinsider.com.au.