Posts tagged: unemployment rate

Employment Situation Across the USA – September 2017 (Household & Establishment)

The national Unemployment Rate in September 2017 was 4.2%, a fall of 0.2 percent, compared to the previous month. In aggregate, there were a little over 33,000 jobs reduced from the economy during this month. The negative impact of Hurricane Harvey and Irma could be felt in industries such as food services and drinking places… Read More »

Top States With Lowest Unemployment Rate In The US

With 8 years of president ship behind him, Barack Obama successfully reduced the unemployment rate to below 5%, a monumental success given that he took office when the country was facing its greatest economic downward spiral. But is that all? There are indeed many states, who have really pushed their limits. After exploring the most… Read More »

Employment Situation Across USA – August 2016 (Household & Establishment)

The unemployment situation in the country has witnessed little movement over the last 2-3 months. During the month of August 2016, it continued to remain stable with an unemployment rate of 4.9%, the same as last month. In aggregate, the economy added a little over 151,000 jobs across various sectors and industries. It must be… Read More »

Employment Situation Across USA – July 2016 (Household & Establishment)

Over the last couple of months, the unemployment rate in the country has remained stable without much dilly-dallying. As per the monthly news release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S Department of Labor, the national unemployment rate in July 2016 was 4.9%, the same as June. During this month, the might of various industries… Read More »

Employment Situation Across USA – June 2016 (Household & Establishment)

After months’ of constant fall and to being the lowest in years since the recession in May 2008, the unemployment rate rose by 0.2 percentage points to clock 4.9 percent during June 2016. The economy added 287K jobs led by Leisure and Hospitality followed and Healthcare. At the end of this month, the number of… Read More »

Employment Situation Across USA – May 2016 (Household & Establishment)

After months of dormancy, there is finally some news to cheer about for Americans with respect to the unemployment situation in the country. The national Unemployment Rate fell by 0.3 percentage points in May 2016 to clock 4.7 percent with gains of 484,000 jobs during this month. The number of jobless persons in the country… Read More »

Employment Situation Across USA – April 2016 (Household & Establishment)

As the employment situation has remained over the last few months, the unemployment rate in April was 5.0 percent, the same as March. This percentage consists of a little over 7.9 million unemployed persons out of the employable populace. Among the various industries, professional and business services lead the job creation engine with highest number… Read More »

Employment Situation Across USA – March 2016 (Household & Establishment)

With the economic outlook remaining largely stable, the unemployment rate in March 2016 was 5.0 percent, adding a little over 215,000 jobs during this month. While industries such as construction, healthcare and retail created the highest number of jobs, mining and manufacturing had the highest number of job losses. The number of unemployment persons in… Read More »

Employment Situation Across USA – February 2016 (Household & Establishment)

In continuation with our monthly publication on the unemployment situation in the country, let us uncover the news release from Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S Department of Labor, titled “The Unemployment Situation – February 2016” which provides a multi angle view on the employment/unemployment conditions. During February 2016, the economy added a little over 242,000… Read More »

Employment Situation Across USA – January 2016 (Household & Establishment)

Its that time of the month where we unveil statistics about the unemployment situation in the USA. As a part of of our ongoing series to bring to you, latest information from the world of unemployment, let’s go ahead and uncover key facts and figures on the unemployment situation during January. The Bureau of Labor… Read More »