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U.S. Labor Releases, June 2017

County Employment and Wages – Fourth Quarter 2016 – Bureau of Labor Statistics – June 07
State Employment and Unemployment (Monthly) – May 2017 – Bureau of Labor Statistics – June 16
Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment (Monthly) – May 2017 – Bureau of Labor Statistics – June 28
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Total Labor Force Changes, 5-yr % Change, Jan. 2012-Jan. 2017 – 11 Largest U.S. Metros
Total Labor Force - 5-year changes - Top Metros
Job Openings by Region – January 2017
(in thousands, by month)

CLICK TO EXPAND – Data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics *January numbers are preliminary estimates, to be revised in future reports

  • Note that variance in openings by region are partially due to differences in population size of each region
Job Openings by Region – January 2017
(in thousands, by region)
Job Openings by Regions - January 2017 - 2

CLICK TO EXPAND – Data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics *January numbers are preliminary estimates, to be revised in future reports

  • The Northeast and Midwest are at higher levels in January 2017 than January 2016. The South and West are lower.
  • Looking at five-month trends, only Midwest higher in January 2017 than September 2016, and also at five-month high
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