March 28, 2012 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Metropolitan area employment and unemployment, January 2012

Metropolitan area nonfarm employment compared to prior year, January 2012, not seasonally adjusted
Comparison Number of areas (p)

Increase

270

Decrease

94

Unchanged

8

Footnotes:
(p) = preliminary

These data are featured in the TED article, Metropolitan area employment and unemployment, January 2012.