States with statistically significant employment changes, June 2011

July 26, 2011

From May 2011 to June 2011, 16 states recorded statistically significant changes in employment.

States with statistically significant employment changes, May 2011 to June 2011, seasonally adjusted
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The four largest over-the-month statistically significant job gains occurred in Texas (+32,000), California (+28,800), Michigan (+18,000), and Minnesota (+13,200).

Four states reported statistically significant job losses from May 2011 to June 2011: Tennessee (−16,900), Missouri (−15,700), Virginia (−14,600), and Kansas (−7,500).

Over the year, 18 states experienced statistically significant changes in employment, all of which were increases. The largest increase occurred in Texas (+220,000), followed by California (+157,000), Ohio (+72,400), and Illinois (+59,000).

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 — June 2011" (HTML) (PDF), news release USDL-11-1084.

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, States with statistically significant employment changes, June 2011 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2011/ted_20110726.htm (visited December 21, 2014).

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