State employment changes, August 2009–August 2010
September 28, 2010
From August 2009 to August 2010, seven States reported statistically significant employment increases, and two States reported statistically significant employment decreases.
Texas had the largest statistically significant over-the-year employment increase (+129,100), followed by Massachusetts (+48,500), Indiana (+40,000), North Carolina (+36,700), Minnesota (+30,500), and Oklahoma (+25,100).
New Hampshire recorded the smallest statistically significant increase over the year (+10,500).
The two States that had statistically significant job losses over the August 2009–August 2010 period were California (‑112,900) and Colorado (‑28,100).
These data are from the Current Employment Statistics (State and Metro Area) program and are seasonally adjusted. To learn more, see "Regional and State Employment and Unemployment — August 2010" (HTML) (PDF), news release USDL–10–1316.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, State employment changes, August 2009–August 2010 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2010/ted_20100928.htm (visited March 03, 2015).
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