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