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Unemployment Rate Steady in June

Jul 19, 2019

Michigan’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate last month remained unchanged from the prior month at 4.2%. Total employment increased by 2,000, while unemployment rose by 3,000. Last month’s rate is higher than the national average of 3.7%. In the Detroit-Warren-Dearborn market the June 2019 unemployment rate was 4.6%, one-tenth of a percentage point over the prior month. […]

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May Unemployment Rate Increases

Jun 21, 2019

Michigan’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for May 2019 increased by one-tenth of a percentage point to 4.2%. During the month total employment was unchanged, while the number of unemployed moved up by 5,000. Last months’ rate was six-tenths higher than the national rate of 3.6%. In the Detroit-Warren-Dearborn Metropolitan Statistical Area, the unemployment rate increased […]

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Unemployment Rate Remains Steady

Apr 19, 2019

March’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained steady for the sixth consecutive month at 4%. During the month, total employment increased by 7,000, while the number of unemployed increased by 3,000. The state’s total workforce has advanced by 11,000 since February. The March 2019 rate was four-tenths of a percentage point below the March 2018 rate […]

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Michigan’s Unemployment Rate Steady

Dec 21, 2018

For the month of November, Michigan’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 3.9%, unchanged from the prior month. Last month’s rate was eight-tenths of a percentage point below last year’s rate. In the Detroit-Warren-Dearborn market, November’s unemployment rate was 4.0%, which also remained unchanged from the prior month, and was four-tenths of a percentage point below last year’s rate.  […]

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September Unemployment Rate Declines

Oct 19, 2018

Michigan’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate last month declined by one-tenth of a percentage point to 4.0%. The rate is seven-tenths of a percentage point below September 2017. Last month total employment grew by 1,000, while the number of unemployed was reduced by 8,000. For the first time since September 2000 the number of unemployed fell […]

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Unemployment Rate Declines

Jul 20, 2018

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in June declined by one-tenth of a percentage point to 4.5%. During the month, total employment increased by 8,000, while the number of unemployed decreased by 4,000. The rate was five-tenths of a percentage point above the national rate of 4.0%. Additionally, Michigan’s June 2018 rate was one-tenth of a […]

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Unemployment Rate Slightly Increases

Mar 23, 2018

Last month, Michigan’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased by one-tenth of a percentage point to 4.8%. The February 2018 rate is unchanged from the February 2017 rate. The state’s unemployment rate last month was seven-tenths of a percentage point above the national average, which was 4.1%. Highlights of the monthly jobs report include: February was […]

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November Unemployment Rate Increases

Dec 22, 2017

According to numbers released this week by the Department of Technology, Management, and Budget, Michigan’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for November 2017 was 4.6%, an increase of one-tenth of a percentage point. Total employment for the month advanced by 11,000, while the number of unemployed increased by 6,000.  While the month-to-month rate increased, last month’s […]

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