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March jobless rates down in 21 states, up in 15; payroll jobs up in 37 states, down in 12

04/15/2016

In March, 21 states had over-the-month unemployment rate decreases, 15 states had increases, and 14 states and the District of Columbia had no change. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 37 states, decreased in 12 states and the District, and was unchanged in South Dakota.
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March jobless rates down over the year in 270 of 387 metro areas; payroll jobs up in 332

04/27/2016

Jobless rates were lower in March than a year earlier in 270 of the 387 metropolitan areas, higher in 98, and unchanged in 19. Nonfarm payroll employment was up in 332 metropolitan areas over the year, down in 51, and unchanged in 4.
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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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