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[IWS] BLS: REGIONAL AND STATE EMPLOYMENT AND UNEMPLOYMENT -- NOVEMBER 2014 [19 December 2014]

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REGIONAL AND STATE EMPLOYMENT AND UNEMPLOYMENT -- NOVEMBER 2014 [19 December 2014]

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/laus.nr0.htm

or

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/laus.pdf

[full-text, 22 pages]

and

Supplemental Files Table of Contents

http://www.bls.gov/web/laus.supp.toc.htm

 

 

Regional and state unemployment rates were little changed in November. Forty-one

states and the District of Columbia had unemployment rate decreases from October,

three states had increases, and six states had no change, the U.S. Bureau of

Labor Statistics reported today. Forty-three states and the District of Columbia

had unemployment rate decreases from a year earlier, four states had increases,

and three states had no change. The national jobless rate was unchanged from

October at 5.8 percent and was 1.2 percentage points lower than in November 2013.

 

In November 2014, nonfarm payroll employment increased in 37 states and the

District of Columbia, decreased in 12 states, and was unchanged in Idaho. The

largest over-the-month increases in employment occurred in California (+90,100),

Florida (+41,900), and Texas (+34,800). The largest over-the-month decrease in

employment occurred in West Virginia (-5,200), followed by Mississippi (-4,500)

and Kansas (-4,100). The largest over-the-month percentage increase in employment

occurred in Vermont (+1.2 percent), followed by Hawaii (+0.9 percent) and Delaware,

South Carolina, and Wisconsin (+0.7 percent each). The largest over-the-month

percentage decline in employment occurred in West Virginia (-0.7 percent), followed

by Mississippi (-0.4 percent) and Kansas, South Dakota, and Wyoming (-0.3 percent

each). Over the year, nonfarm employment increased in 48 states and the District of

Columbia and decreased in Alaska (-0.4 percent) and Mississippi (-0.1 percent).

The largest over-the-year percentage increase occurred in North Dakota (+4.8

percent), followed by Texas (+3.9 percent) and Utah (+3.4 percent).

 

AND MUCH MORE...including TABLES....

 

 

 

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