LAU Economic News Releases

Regional and State Employment and Unemployment (Monthly)

January 27, 2015

In December, 42 states and the District of Columbia had over-the-month unemployment rate decreases, 4 states had increases, and 4 states had no change. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 41 states and decreased in 9 states and the District. More »

Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment (Monthly)

February 04, 2015

Jobless rates were lower in December than a year earlier in 341 of the 372 metropolitan areas, higher in 25, and unchanged in 6. Nonfarm payroll employment was up in 312 metropolitan areas over the year, down in 49, and unchanged in 11. More »



Regional and State Unemployment

February 28, 2014

Annual average unemployment rates in 2014 declined in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Employment-population ratios increased in 35 states and the District, decreased in 12 states, and were unchanged in 3 states. More...


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