LAU Economic News Releases

September jobless rates down in 9 states, up in 4; payroll jobs down in 3 states, up in 1

10/19/2018

In September, unemployment rates were lower in 9 states, higher in 4 states, and stable in 37 states and the District of Columbia. Nonfarm payroll employment decreased in 3 states, increased in 1, and was essentially unchanged in 46 states and the District.
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August jobless rates down over the year in 340 of 388 metro areas; payroll jobs up in 60

10/03/2018

Jobless rates were lower in August than a year earlier in 340 of the 388 metropolitan areas, higher in 35, and unchanged in 13. Nonfarm payroll employment was up in 60 metropolitan areas over the year and essentially unchanged in 328.
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Annual

Jobless rates down in 32 states in 2017; employment-population ratios up in 12 states

02/27/2018

Annual average unemployment rates in 2017 decreased in 32 states and were little changed or unchanged in 18 states and the District of Columbia. Employment-population ratios increased in 12 states, decreased in 2 states, and were little changed or unchanged in 36 states and the District.
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