June 2016 Regional and State Employment and Unemployment

 Unemployment rates were significantly higher in June in 6 states, lower in 1 state, and stable in 43 states and the District of Columbia, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Sixteen states and the District had notable unemployment rate decreases from a year earlier, 2 states had increases, and 32 states had no significant change. The national jobless rate rose by 0.2 percentage point from May to 4.9 percent but was 0.4 point lower than in June 2015.


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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