LAU Economic News Releases

May jobless rates up in 5 states, down in 4; payroll jobs down in 4 states, up in 3

06/17/2016

In May, unemployment rates were significantly higher in 5 states, lower in 4 states and the District of Columbia, and stable in 41 states. Nonfarm payroll employment decreased in 4 states, increased in 3 states and the District, and was essentially unchanged in 43 states.
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April jobless rates down over the year in 269 of 387 metro areas; payroll jobs up in 327

06/01/2016

Jobless rates were lower in April than a year earlier in 269 of the 387 metropolitan areas, higher in 94, and unchanged in 24. Nonfarm payroll employment was up in 327 metropolitan areas over the year, down in 54, and unchanged in 6.
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Annual

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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