LAU Economic News Releases

Regional and State Employment and Unemployment (Monthly)

April 18, 2014

In March, 21 states had over-the-month unemployment rate decreases, 17 states and the District of Columbia had increases, and 12 states had no change. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 34 states, decreased in 16 states, and was unchanged in the district. More »

Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment (Monthly)

April 09, 2014

Jobless rates were lower in February than a year earlier in 338 of the 372 metropolitan areas, higher in 25, and unchanged in 9. Nonfarm payroll employment was up in 286 metropolitan areas over the year, down in 77, and unchanged in 9. 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.