Ohio Labor Market Information

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Unemployment Rates
Area Oct'18 Sept'18 Oct'17
Ohio 4.6% 4.6% 4.9%
Ohio not seasonally adjusted 4.3% 4.1% 4.4%
U.S. 3.7% 3.7% 4.1%
U.S. not seasonally adjusted 3.5% 3.6% 3.9%

** Note: Statewide unemployment rates and nonagricultural wage & salary data are released on Fridays. County unemployment rates are posted the following week. See Press Release Dates for details.


What's New

The Food Processing Industry Cluster: Ohio Employment Trends report is a basic profile of the industry cluster and includes employment, establishment and wage trends for the cluster as whole and the industries making up the cluster.

Worker Inflow & Outflow reports (based on 2013 data) provide information about workers in your county and can help you understand where your workers are going for work, where they come from, and your workforce relationship with other counties.

Unemployment Rate Methodology explains how the monthly unemployment rate is calculated for the nation, states and substate areas. (JFS 08010)

Ohio Shale: Quarterly Economic Trends for Ohio Oil and Gas Industries examines quarterly and annual industry and employment changes for select oil and gas industries.

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