LAU Economic News Releases

May jobless rates down in 9 states, up in 3; payroll jobs up in 9 states, down in 4

06/16/2017

In May, unemployment rates were lower in 9 states, higher in 3 states, and stable in 38 states and the District of Columbia. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 9 states and the District, decreased in 4, and was essentially unchanged in 37 states.
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April jobless rates down over the year in 322 of 388 metro areas; payroll jobs up in 297

05/31/2017

Jobless rates were lower in April than a year earlier in 322 of the 388 metropolitan areas, higher in 46, and unchanged in 20. Nonfarm payroll employment was up in 297 metropolitan areas over the year, down in 81, and unchanged in 10.
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Jobless rates down in 38 states in 2016; employment-population ratios up in 36 states

02/28/2017

Annual average unemployment rates in 2016 decreased in 38 states and the District of Columbia, increased in 9 states, and were unchanged in 3 states. Employment-population ratios increased in 36 states and the District, decreased in 12 states, and were unchanged in 2 states.
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