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4/22/2016 Unemployment rate declined in 36 states for the year ending March 2016 : The Economics Daily: U.S. Bureau of Lab...
4/22/2016 Unemployment rate declined in 36 states for the year ending March 2016 : The Economics Daily: U.S. Bureau of Lab...
4/22/2016 Unemployment rate declined in 36 states for the year ending March 2016 : The Economics Daily: U.S. Bureau of Lab...
4/22/2016 Unemployment rate declined in 36 states for the year ending March 2016 : The Economics Daily: U.S. Bureau of Lab...
4/22/2016 Unemployment rate declined in 36 states for the year ending March 2016 : The Economics Daily: U.S. Bureau of Lab...
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Unemployment rate declined in 36 states for the year ending March 2016 _ The Economics Daily_ U.S.

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Unemployment rate declined in 36 states for the year ending March 2016 _ The Economics Daily_ U.S.

  1. 1. 4/22/2016 Unemployment rate declined in 36 states for the year ending March 2016 : The Economics Daily: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2016/unemployment­rate­declined­in­36­states­for­the­year­ending­march­2016.htm#bls­print 1/5  U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics The Economics Daily Unemployment rate declined in 36 states for the year ending March 2016 APRIL 22, 2016 Over the 12 months ending in March 2016, the unemployment rate decreased in 36 states and the District of Columbia, increased in 12 states, and was unchanged in 2 states. Over the same period, the national jobless rate declined from 5.5 percent in March 2015 to 5.0 percent in March 2016. State unemployment rates for March 2016, March 2015, and over­the­year change, seasonally adjusted http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2016/unemployment-rate-declined-in-36-states-for-the-year-ending-march-2016.htm#bls-print
  2. 2. 4/22/2016 Unemployment rate declined in 36 states for the year ending March 2016 : The Economics Daily: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2016/unemployment­rate­declined­in­36­states­for­the­year­ending­march­2016.htm#bls­print 2/5 View Chart Data   New Jersey had the largest unemployment rate decline for the year ending March 2016 (–1.8 percentage points). In addition to New Jersey, 17 other states had over­the­year unemployment rate decreases that were statistically significant. The only states with statistically significant unemployment U.S. unemployment rate, March 2016: 5.0% Hover over a state to see data. Hover over legend items to see states in a category. Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. 5.7% and higher 5.0% to 5.6% 4.4% to 4.9% 3.8% to 4.3% 3.7% and lower          
  3. 3. 4/22/2016 Unemployment rate declined in 36 states for the year ending March 2016 : The Economics Daily: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2016/unemployment­rate­declined­in­36­states­for­the­year­ending­march­2016.htm#bls­print 3/5 rate increases were Wyoming (+1.3 percentage points) and North Dakota (+0.4 point). These data are from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics program and are seasonally adjusted. Data for the most recent month are preliminary and may be revised. To learn more, see “Regional and State Employment and Unemployment — March 2016” (HTML) (PDF).   RELATED ARTICLES Idaho has largest percentage increase in employment since March 2015 RELATED SUBJECTS Regions and States Unemployment Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Unemployment rate declined in 36 states for the year ending March 2016 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2016/unemployment­rate­declined­in­36­ states­for­the­year­ending­march­2016.htm (visited April 22, 2016). SUGGESTED CITATION OF INTEREST
  4. 4. 4/22/2016 Unemployment rate declined in 36 states for the year ending March 2016 : The Economics Daily: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2016/unemployment­rate­declined­in­36­states­for­the­year­ending­march­2016.htm#bls­print 4/5 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics | Division of Information and Marketing Services, PSB Suite 2850, 2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE Washington, DC 20212­0001 Recent editions of Spotlight on Statistics Employment and Wages in Healthcare Occupations  Healthcare occupations are a significant percentage of U.S. employment. Some of the largest and highest paying occupations are in healthcare. This Spotlight examines employment and wages for healthcare occupations. Fifty years of looking at changes in peoples lives  Longitudinal surveys help us understand long­term changes, such as how events that happened when a person was in high school affect labor market success as an adult. A look at pay at the top, the bottom, and in between  The Spotlight examines how earnings and wages have changed over time and how they differ within a geographic area, industry, or occupation.
  5. 5. 4/22/2016 Unemployment rate declined in 36 states for the year ending March 2016 : The Economics Daily: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2016/unemployment­rate­declined­in­36­states­for­the­year­ending­march­2016.htm#bls­print 5/5 www.bls.gov/OPUB | Telephone: 1­202­691­5200 | Contact Us

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