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Utah has largest over-the-year percent gain in employment, April 2015

May 29, 2015

From April 2014 to April 2015, 37 states had statistically significant changes in employment, all of which were increases. The largest percentage increases occurred in Utah (4.0 percent), Florida (3.6 percent), and Washington (3.6 percent).

States with statistically significant employment changes from April 2014 to April 2015, seasonally adjusted


2.9% and higher
 
2.3% to 2.8%
 
1.7% to 2.2%
 
1.4% to 1.6%
 
1.3% and lower
 
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Hover over legend items to see states in a category.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The largest significant over-the-year job increases occurred in California (+457,300), followed by Texas (+287,000), and Florida (+277,700).

These data are from the Current Employment Statistics (State and Metro Area) program. Data for the most recent month are preliminary and subject to revision. To learn more, see "Regional and State Employment and Unemployment — April 2015" (HTML) (PDF).

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Utah has largest over-the-year percent gain in employment, April 2015 on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2015/utah-has-largest-over-the-year-percent-gain-in-employment-april-2015.htm (visited November 30, 2020).

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