Regional and State Employment and Unemployment (Monthly)

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on October 21, 2009

News release: ‘Regional and state unemployment rates were generally little changed in September. Twenty-three states and the District of Columbia recorded over-the-month unemployment rate increases, 19 states registered rate decreases, and 8 states had no rate change, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the year, jobless rates increased in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The national unemployment rate rose to 9.8 percent in September, up 0.1 percentage point from August and 3.6 points from September 2008.”

  • Washington Business Journal: “Unemployment edged up in Maryland, Virginia and D.C. in September, according to preliminary data released Wednesday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Maryland’s unemployment rate inched up slightly in September to 7.2 percent, up from 7.1 percent in August. D.C.’s rate increased to 11.4 percent, up from 11.1 percent. Virginia’s rate increased to 6.7 percent, up from 6.6 percent.”
  • Related postings on financial system
  • Previous post:

    Next post: