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State’s Unemployment Rate Declines

May 20, 2022

Michigan’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased by one-tenth of a percentage point in April to 4.3%. During the month, statewide employment advanced by 19,000, while unemployment fell by 5,000. The unemployment rate in the Detroit-Warren-Dearborn Metropolitan Statistical Area also decreased by one-tenth of a percentage point to 4.6%. Key points in the monthly jobs report, […]

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March Unemployment Rate Declines

Apr 15, 2022

Michigan’s seasonally adjusted jobless rate last month declined by three-tenths of a percentage point to 4.4%. The total number of employed advanced by 29,000 during the month, while the number of unemployed fell by 14,000. The national rate declined by two-tenths of a percentage point in March to 3.6%. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in […]

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Michigan’s Unemployment Rate Declines

Jan 28, 2022

Last month, the state’s seasonally adjusted jobless rate declined by three-tenths of a percentage point to 5.6%. During December, the number of employed increased by 16,000, while those unemployed decreased by 15,000. Despite the decline, December’s rate was two percentage points above the pre-pandemic February 2020 rate and total employment remained below pre-pandemic levels. Additional […]

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August Unemployment Rate Declines

Sep 17, 2021

The seasonally adjusted jobless rate last month declined by a tenth of a percentage point to 4.7%. During the month, employment grew by 14,000, while unemployment declined by 3,000. This resulted in a monthly workforce advance of 11,000. During the month, the Detroit-Warren-Dearborn Metropolitan Statistical Area’s seasonally adjusted rate declined by two-tenths of a percentage […]

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June Unemployment Rate Remains Steady

Jul 16, 2021

Last month, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Michigan was 5%, which was the same as the prior month. According to numbers released by the Department of Technology, Management, and Budget this week, employment in Michigan increased by 9,000 for the month, while the number of unemployed was unchanged. June marked the second consecutive month […]

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June Unemployment Rate Declines

Jul 17, 2020

Last month, Michigan’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell by 6.5% points to 14.8%. Total employment for the month advanced by 464,000 but was still 556,000 below February’s pre-pandemic levels. The national rate declined by 2.2% last month to 11.1%. Highlights from the monthly job report by the Department of Technology, Management and Budget include: The […]

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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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