May 31, 2012 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Metropolitan area employment and unemployment, April 2012

Metropolitan area unemployment rate and nonfarm employment changes, April 2011–April 2012
Comparison Total number of areas(p)

Metropolitan area nonfarm employment changes, April 2011–April 2012

 

Increase

246

Decrease

115

No change

11

Metropolitan area unemployment rates changes, April 2011–April 2012

 

Higher

25

Lower

342

Unchanged

5

Footnotes:
(p) preliminary

These data are featured in the TED article, Metropolitan area employment and unemployment, April 2012.

   
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