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Nonfarm employment changes for large metro areas, June 2015–16

August 10, 2016

From June 2015 to June 2016, nonfarm employment rose in all of the 51 metropolitan areas with a 2010 Census population of 1 million or more. The largest over-the-year percentage increase in employment in these large metropolitan areas occurred in Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida (+4.5 percent), followed by Austin-Round Rock, Texas (+4.0 percent), and San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California (+3.9 percent).

These data are from the Current Employment Statistics (State and Metro Area) program and are not seasonally adjusted. Data for the most recent month are preliminary. To learn more, see “Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment — June 2016” (HTML) (PDF).

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Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Nonfarm employment changes for large metro areas, June 2015–16 on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2016/nonfarm-employment-changes-for-large-metro-areas-june-2015-16.htm (visited December 13, 2019).

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