LAU Economic News Releases

July jobless rates down in 11 states, up in 2; payroll jobs up in 6 states, down in 1

08/17/2018

In July, unemployment rates were lower in 11 states, higher in 2, and stable in 37 states and the District of Columbia. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 6 states, decreased in 1, and was essentially unchanged in 43 states and the District.
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June jobless rates down over the year in 298 of 388 metro areas; payroll jobs up in 51

08/01/2018

Jobless rates were lower in June than a year earlier in 298 of the 388 metropolitan areas, higher in 61, and unchanged in 29. Nonfarm payroll employment was up in 51 metropolitan areas and essentially unchanged in 337.
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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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