LAU Economic News Releases

July jobless rates down in 6 states, up in 2; payroll jobs up in 5 states

08/16/2019

In July, unemployment rates were lower in 6 states, higher in 2 states, and stable in 42 states and the District of Columbia. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 5 states and was essentially unchanged in 45 states and the District.
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June jobless rates down over the year in 294 of 389 metro areas; payroll jobs up in 47

08/01/2019

Jobless rates were lower in June than a year earlier in 294 of the 389 metropolitan areas, higher in 67, and unchanged in 28. Nonfarm payroll employment was up in 47 metropolitan areas over the year, down in 1, and essentially unchanged in 341.
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Jobless rates down in 25 states in 2018; employment-population ratios up in 9 states

02/28/2019

Annual average unemployment rates in 2018 decreased in 25 states, increased in 1, and were little changed in 24 states and the District of Columbia. Employment-population ratios increased in 9 states, decreased in 1, and were little changed in 40 states and the District.
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