LAU Economic News Releases

May jobless rates down in 14 states; payroll jobs up in 7 states

06/15/2018

In May, unemployment rates were lower in 14 states and stable in 36 states and the District of Columbia. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 7 states and was essentially unchanged in 43 states and the District.
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April jobless rates down over the year in 305 of 388 metro areas; payroll jobs up in 312

05/30/2018

Jobless rates were lower in April than a year earlier in 305 of the 388 metropolitan areas, higher in 63, and unchanged in 20. Nonfarm payroll employment was up in 312 metropolitan areas over the year, down in 70, and unchanged in 6.
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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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