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Bureau of Labor Statistics Issues Report on Regional and State Unemployment for 2020 Annual Averages

Mar 04, 2021 - Targeted News Service

The U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics issued the following report on Mar. 3, 2021, entitled "Regional and State Unemployment for 2020 Annual Averages":

Annual average unemployment rates rose in 2020 in all regions, divisions,

and states, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment-

population ratios decreased across all of these geographic areas as well.

The U.S. jobless rate increased by 4.4 percentage points from the prior