Employment up in 49 states over the year, June 2013
July 22, 2013
From June 2012 to June 2013, nonfarm employment increased in 49 states and the District of Columbia and decreased in Alaska. The largest over-the-year percentage increase occurred in Idaho (+3.0 percent), followed by Texas (+2.8 percent) and Colorado (+2.7 percent). The only over-the-year percentage decrease in employment occurred in Alaska (-0.4 percent).
|State||Percent change (p)|
District of Columbia
Over the year, 33 states had statistically significant changes in employment, all of which were positive. The largest over-the-year job increase occurred in Texas (+303,000), followed by California (+253,900) and Florida (+127,200).
These data are from the Current Employment Statistics (State and Metro Area) program. Data for the most recent month are preliminary and subject to revision. To learn more, see "Regional and State Employment and Unemployment — June 2013" (HTML) (PDF), news release USDL‑13‑1346.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Employment up in 49 states over the year, June 2013 on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2013/ted_20130722.htm (visited July 26, 2017).
Recent editions of Spotlight on Statistics
Employer-sponsored healthcare coverage across wage groups
A look at the relationship between employee wages and access to, participation in, and costs of employer-sponsored medical, dental, and vision care benefit plans.
Sports and Exercise
A look at participation and time spent in sports and exercise activities.
Women at Work
A look at women's labor force participation and earnings, how women spend their time and money, the nature of fatal work injuries, and labor force projections for the future.
STEM occupations: past, present, and future
A look at employment and wages in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics occupations.