Economic Indicators

Employment and Unemployment: State

Updated: May 20, 2016

Monthly analysis of the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ states employment report.

April’s state jobs report shows slowing improvement across the country | 2:03 pm, May 20, 2016
The decline of unemployment rates across most of the country has been decelerating, with fewer states seeing their unemployment rates drop—much like how the national unemployment rate has stalled at 5.0 percent. In April 2016, the U.S. economy added just 160,000 jobs, the smallest gain since September 2015. California and Florida made up over three-fifths of those jobs gained in April.

Posted May 20, 2016 | Read the full report from EPI »

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