LAU Economic News Releases

May jobless rates down in 14 states; payroll jobs up in 7 states

06/15/2018

In May, unemployment rates were lower in 14 states and stable in 36 states and the District of Columbia. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 7 states and was essentially unchanged in 43 states and the District.
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May jobless rates down over the year in 350 of 388 metro areas; payroll jobs up in 332

06/27/2018

Jobless rates were lower in May than a year earlier in 350 of the 388 metropolitan areas, higher in 20, and unchanged in 18. Nonfarm payroll employment was up in 332 metropolitan areas over the year, down in 52, and unchanged in 4.
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Jobless rates down in 32 states in 2017; employment-population ratios up in 12 states

02/27/2018

Annual average unemployment rates in 2017 decreased in 32 states and were little changed or unchanged in 18 states and the District of Columbia. Employment-population ratios increased in 12 states, decreased in 2 states, and were little changed or unchanged in 36 states and the District.
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