LAU Economic News Releases

August jobless rates up in 6 states, down in 3; payroll jobs up in 4 states, down in 3

09/20/2016

In August, unemployment rates were significantly higher in 6 states, lower in 3 states, and stable in 41 states and the District of Columbia. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 4 states and the District, decreased in 3 states, and was essentially unchanged in 43 states.
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July jobless rates down over the year in 279 of 387 metro areas; payroll jobs up in 331

08/31/2016

Jobless rates were lower in July than a year earlier in 279 of the 387 metropolitan areas, higher in 87, and unchanged in 21. In July, nonfarm payroll employment was up in 331 metropolitan areas over the year, down in 52, 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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