LAU Economic News Releases

Dec. jobless rates down in 10 states, up in 1; payroll jobs down in 5 states, up in 3

01/24/2017

In December, unemployment rates were significantly lower in 10 states, higher in 1 state, and stable in 39 states and the District of Columbia. Nonfarm payroll employment decreased in 5 states, increased in 3 states, and was essentially unchanged in 42 states and the District.
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Dec jobless rates down over the year in 236 of 387 metro areas; payroll jobs up in 292

02/01/2017

Jobless rates were lower in December than a year earlier in 236 of the 387 metropolitan areas, higher in 111, and unchanged in 40. Nonfarm payroll employment was up in 292 metropolitan areas over the year, down in 87, and unchanged in 8.
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Annual

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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