LAU Economic News Releases

Regional and State Employment and Unemployment (Monthly)

November 21, 2014

In October, 34 states and the District of Columbia had over-the-month unemployment rate decreases, 5 states had increases, and 11 states had no change. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 38 states and decreased in 12 states and the District. More »

Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment (Monthly)

October 29, 2014

Jobless rates were lower in September than a year earlier in 339 of the 372 metropolitan areas, higher in 26, and unchanged in 7. Nonfarm payroll employment was up in 314 metropolitan areas over the year, down in 53, and unchanged in 5. More »



Regional and State Unemployment

February 28, 2014

Annual average unemployment rates in 2013 declined in 43 states and the District of Columbia, rose in 2 states, and were unchanged in 5 states. Employment-population ratios decreased in 28 states, increased in 17 states and the district, and were unchanged in 5 states. More...


Caution: data in many archived news releases have been revised in subsequent releases.