May 28, 2010

State over-the-month and over-the-year unemployment rate changes, April 2010

Number of States with 1-month and 12-month unemployment rate decreases and increases, March–April 2010 and April 2009–April 2010
Period Decrease Increase No change

March–April 2010

34 (D.C.) 6 10

April 2009–April 2010

10 38 (D.C.) 2

Footnotes:
(D.C.) The District of Columbia is also in this category.

These data featured in the TED article, State over-the-month and over-the-year unemployment rate changes, April 2010.

Unemployment rates, selected States, April 2009, March 2010, and April 2010
State Unemployment rate Over-the-month rate change (p) Over-the-year rate change (p)
Apr 2009 Mar 2010 Apr 2010 (p)

District of Columbia

9.4 11.5 11.0 -0.5 1.6

Florida

9.9 12.3 12.0 -0.3 2.1

Idaho

7.4 9.4 9.1 -0.3 1.7

Maryland

6.9 7.7 7.5 -0.2 0.6

Minnesota

8.3 7.3 7.2 -0.1 -1.1

North Dakota

4.4 4.0 3.8 -0.2 -0.6

Vermont

7.2 6.6 6.4 -0.2 -0.8

Footnotes:
(p) Preliminary.

These data featured in the TED article, State over-the-month and over-the-year unemployment rate changes, April 2010.

 

 

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