Tuesday, January 06, 2009

Wichita's Unemployment Rate Is 4.7%

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report on employment in America's metropolitan areas showed Wichita's labor force grew by 2,800 in November over November, 2008. The unemployment rate of 4.7 percent was two percentage points below the national average, but has crept up a percent since November, 2007. November's unemployment rate was a tenth percent higher than October.

The BLS's survey of establishments showed their count of jobs unchanged from October and up 2,500 from November, 2007.

The BLS released its report this morning.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

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