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August jobless rates down in 15 states; payroll jobs up in 11 states, down in 3

09/17/2021

In August, unemployment rates were lower in 15 states and the District of Columbia and stable in 35 states. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 11 states, decreased in 3 states, and was essentially unchanged in 36 states and the District.
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August jobless rates down over the year in 385 metro areas; payroll jobs up in 104

09/29/2021

Jobless rates were lower in August than a year earlier in 385 of the 389 metropolitan areas, higher in 3, and unchanged in 1. Nonfarm payroll employment was up in 104 metropolitan areas over the year and essentially unchanged in 285.
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Annual

Unemployment rates up and employment-population ratios down in all states in 2020

03/03/2021

Annual average unemployment rates increased in all 50 states and the District of Columbia in 2020. Employment-population ratios decreased in all 50 states and the District.
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