LAU Economic News Releases

Regional and State Employment and Unemployment (Monthly)

July 18, 2014

In June, 22 states and the District of Columbia had over-the-month unemployment rate decreases, 14 states had increases, and 14 states had no change. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 33 states and the district and decreased in 17 states. More »

Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment (Monthly)

July 01, 2014

Jobless rates were lower in May than a year earlier in 357 of the 372 metropolitan areas, higher in 11, and unchanged in 4. Nonfarm payroll employment was up in 295 metropolitan areas over the year, down in 68, and unchanged in 9. More »



Regional and State Unemployment

February 28, 2014

Annual average unemployment rates in 2013 declined in 43 states and the District of Columbia, rose in 2 states, and were unchanged in 5 states. Employment-population ratios decreased in 28 states, increased in 17 states and the district, and were unchanged in 5 states. More...


Caution: data in many archived news releases have been revised in subsequent releases.