January 27, 2011

Regional and State unemployment rates, December 2009 to December 2010

Unemployment rate changes from December 2009 to December 2010, by geographic division, seasonally adjusted
Region December unemployment rate Over-the-year unemployment rate change
2009 2010



New England

8.9 8.2 -0.7

Middle Atlantic

9.1 8.5 -0.6



South Atlantic

10.1 9.9 -0.2

East South Central

10.7 9.6 -1.1

West South Central

7.9 8.1 0.2



East North Central

11.2 9.6 -1.6

West North Central

7.3 7.1 -0.2




8.6 9.3 0.7


11.6 11.6 0.0

These data featured in the TED article, Regional and State unemployment rates, December 2009 to December 2010.




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