LAU Economic News Releases

March jobless rates down in 6 states, up in 3; payroll jobs up in 1 state

04/19/2019

In March, unemployment rates were lower in 6 states, higher in 3 states, and stable in 41 states and the District of Columbia. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in Washington and was essentially unchanged in 49 states and the District.
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Feb jobless rates down over the year in 283 of 389 metro areas; payroll jobs up in 39

04/03/2019

Jobless rates were lower in February than a year earlier in 283 of the 389 metropolitan areas, higher in 67, and unchanged in 39. Nonfarm payroll employment was up in 39 metropolitan areas over the year and essentially unchanged in 350.
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Annual

Jobless rates down in 25 states in 2018; employment-population ratios up in 9 states

02/28/2019

Annual average unemployment rates in 2018 decreased in 25 states, increased in 1, and were little changed in 24 states and the District of Columbia. Employment-population ratios increased in 9 states, decreased in 1, and were little changed in 40 states and the District.
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