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March jobless rates down in 20 states; payroll jobs up in 29 states


In March, unemployment rates were lower in 20 states and the District of Columbia and stable in 30 states. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 29 states and was essentially unchanged in 21 states and the District.
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//METRO ZUNI3PO DCM Test 06212021// Jobless rates were lower in August than a year earlier in 296 of the 387 metropolitan areas.
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Unemployment rates up and employment-population ratios down in all states in 2020


Annual average unemployment rates increased in all 50 states and the District of Columbia in 2020. Employment-population ratios decreased in all 50 states and the District.


Caution: data in many archived news releases have been revised in subsequent releases.