LAU Economic News Releases

Regional and State Employment and Unemployment (Monthly)

July 21, 2015

In June, 21 states and the District of Columbia had over-the-month unemployment rate decreases, 12 states had increases, and 17 states had no change. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 31 states, decreased in 17 states and the District, and was unchanged in 2 states. More »

Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment (Monthly)

July 29, 2015

Jobless rates were lower in June than a year earlier in 351 of the 387 metropolitan areas, higher in 28, and unchanged in 8. Nonfarm payroll employment was up in 317 metropolitan areas over the year, down in 61, and unchanged in 9. More »



Regional and State Unemployment

March 4, 2015

Annual average unemployment rates in 2014 declined in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Employment-population ratios increased in 35 states and the District, decreased in 12 states, and were unchanged in 3 states. More...


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