September 02, 2009 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Metropolitan area unemployment: July 2008–09

Over-the-year employment losses, selected metropolitan areas, not seasonally adjusted, July 2008-09
Metropolitan Area Employment change

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ


Prescott, AZ


Holland-Grand Haven, MI


Reno-Sparks, NV


Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ


Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA


Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI


Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA


These data featured in the TED article, Metropolitan area unemployment: July 2008–09.




Recent editions of Spotlight on Statistics