April 2, 2012 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Unemployment by geographic region and division, February 2012

Unemployment rate by geographic region and division, February 2011 and February 2012, seasonally adjusted
Census region and division Feb 2011 Feb 2012 (p)

Northeast

8.2 8.0

New England

8.0 7.1

Middle Atlantic

8.3 8.3

South

8.9 8.0

South Atlantic

9.4 8.5

East South Central

9.7 8.3

West South Central

7.8 7.0

Midwest

8.4 7.5

East North Central

9.2 8.3

West North Central

6.8 5.9

West

10.6 9.6

Mountain

9.2 8.1

Pacific

11.2 10.2

Footnotes:
(p) = preliminary

These data are featured in the TED article, Unemployment by geographic region and division, February 2012.

 

 

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