LAU Economic News Releases

November jobless rates down in 18 states; payroll jobs up in 9 states, down in 2

12/16/2016

In November, unemployment rates were significantly lower in 18 states and stable in 32 states and the District of Columbia. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 9 states, decreased in 2 states, and was essentially unchanged in 39 states and the District.
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Nov. jobless rates down over the year in 271 of 387 metro areas; payroll jobs up in 303

12/29/2016

Jobless rates were lower in November than a year earlier in 271 of the 387 metropolitan areas, higher in 90, and unchanged in 26. Nonfarm payroll employment was up in 303 metropolitan areas over the year, down in 73, and unchanged in 11.
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Jobless rates down in 47 states in 2015; employment-population ratios up in 35 states

02/26/2016

Annual average unemployment rates in 2015 decreased in 47 states and the District of Columbia, increased in 2 states, and were unchanged in 1 state. Employment-population ratios increased in 35 states and the District and decreased in 15 states.
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