States with statistically significant employment changes, March 2011

April 21, 2011

Between February and March, 2011, 11 states recorded statistically significant changes in employment.

Nonfarm payroll employment changes, selected States, February 2011 to March 2011, seasonally adjusted
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The largest over-the-month statistically significant job gains occurred in Texas (+37,200), Missouri (+24,300), and Florida (+22,600). Two states experienced statistically significant over-the-month declines in employment: Connecticut (−6,000) and Maine (−5,100).

Over the year, 26 states experienced statistically significant changes in employment, all of which were increases. The largest increase occurred in Texas (+251,000), followed by California (+171,300), Michigan (+79,000), Illinois (+76,600), and Pennsylvania (+76,500).

These data are from the Current Employment Statistics (State and Metro area) program and are seasonally adjusted. To learn more, see "Regional and State Employment and Unemployment — March 2011" (HTML) (PDF), news release USDL-11-0553.

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, States with statistically significant employment changes, March 2011 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2011/ted_20110421.htm (visited November 27, 2014).

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