LAU Economic News Releases

October jobless rates down in 7 states, up in 2; payroll jobs up in 11 states, down in 5

11/18/2016

In October, unemployment rates were significantly lower in 7 states, higher in 2 states, and stable in 41 states and the District of Columbia. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 11 states, decreased in 5 states, and was essentially unchanged in 34 states and the District.
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October jobless rates down over the year in 231 of 387 metro areas; payroll jobs up in 311

11/30/2016

Jobless rates were lower in October than a year earlier in 231 of the 387 metropolitan areas, higher in 127, and unchanged in 29. Nonfarm payroll employment was up in 311 metropolitan areas over the year, down in 68, and unchanged in 8.
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Jobless rates down in 47 states in 2015; employment-population ratios up in 35 states

02/26/2016

Annual average unemployment rates in 2015 decreased in 47 states and the District of Columbia, increased in 2 states, and were unchanged in 1 state. Employment-population ratios increased in 35 states and the District and decreased in 15 states.
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