Welcome! Login | Register
 

NEW: Patriots Advance to Super Bowl, Beat Jacksonville 24-20 in AFC Championship—NEW: Patriots Advance to Super Bowl, Beat Jacksonville…

Sunday Political Brunch: Trump’s First Year Report Card—January 21, 2018—Sunday Political Brunch: Trump's First Year Report Card…

What to Watch For: Jaguars vs Patriots - 2018 AFC Championship—What to Watch For: Jaguars vs Patriots -…

Worcester Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for 2015 Murder—Worcester Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for…

Fit For Life: Follow Through - Stick to Your Goals!—Fit For Life: Follow Through - Stick to…

Chamber of Commerce to Host StartUp Worcester Open House—Chamber of Commerce to Host StartUp Worcester Open…

10 Great Things to do in Worcester This Weekend - January 19, 2018—10 Great Things to do in Worcester This…

Massachusetts Loses 500 Jobs in December—Massachusetts Loses 500 Jobs in December

Finneran: Bad Moon Rising—Finneran: Bad Moon Rising

Friday Financial Five – January 19, 2018—Friday Financial Five – January 19, 2018

 
 

U.S. Unemployment Rate: See Where MA Ranks

Thursday, April 23, 2015

 

Over the last two years, the unemployment rate in Massachusetts has dipped nearly 2% from 6.8% in May 2013 to 4.9% last month. GoLocal Worcester and FindtheBest have put together a graph below that shows the unemployment rate dropping while jobs have increased exponentially in the Commonwealth.

SEE BELOW: Heat Map of United States Unemployment Rate

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the field of professional, scientific, and business services added 2,600 jobs over the month while trade, transportation, and utilities lost 3,200 jobs over the month. 

The unemployment rate is based on a monthly sample of households and the job estimates are taken from a monthly sample survey of employers.   

Check out MA's Seasonal Unemployment Rate and Change in # of People Employed:

 

 

 

Related Articles

 

Enjoy this post? Share it with others.

 
Delivered Free Every
Day to Your Inbox