Arkansas Employment and Unemployment – March 2022

The employment report for March showed the Arkansas unemployment rate unchanged at 3.1% and a negligible change in total payroll employment. The headline unemployment rate was unchanged, although the number of unemployed dropped by approximately 750 and employment...

Arkansas Employment and Unemployment – February 2022

The latest employment report for Arkansas shows another decline in the unemployment rate, with the rate falling from 3.2% in January to 3.1% in February.  The Arkansas unemployment rate was previously reported to be as low as 3.1% back in December, but that low-point...

Metro Area Employment and Unemployment – January 2022

The latest data on metro area employment and unemployment was released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics this morning.  As with all of the monthly employment data, the metro area data have been revised or are in the process of revision. The unemployment data from the...

Revised Unemployment Data for Arkansas

The BLS has released the annual revisions of state-level employment and unemployment estimates from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program.  Although the revised unemployment rate data for Arkansas are only marginally affected, some of the underlying...

Metro Area Employment and Unemployment – December 2021

December was a strong month for labor markets in Arkansas, and today’s report on metropolitan area employment and unemployment confirmed that the strength was widespread. Unemployment rates declined by at least 0.2 percentage point in all eight metro areas of...

Metro Area Employment and Unemployment – November 2021

The most recent report on metro area employment and unemployment showed that the strong state-level employment reports for October and November were reflected in all regions of the state.  As previously reported, the state’s unemployment rate declined sharply in...
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