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April 2019 Ohio and U.S. Employment Situation

Ohio's unemployment rate was 4.3 percent in April 2019, down from 4.4 percent in March. Ohio’s nonagricultural wage and salary employment increased 1,400 over the month, from a revised 5,595,300 in March to 5,596,700 in April 2019.

April 2019 U.S. Employment Situation

Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 263,000 in April, and the unemployment rate declined to 3.6 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Notable job gains occurred in professional and business services, construction, health care, and social assistance.

March 2019 Ohio and U.S. Employment Situation

Ohio's unemployment rate was 4.4 percent in March 2019, down from 4.6 percent in February. Ohio’s nonagricultural wage and salary employment increased 6,300 over the month, from a revised 5,593,200 in February to 5,599,500 in March 2019.

March 2019 U.S. Employment Situation

Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 196,000 in March, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.8 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Notable job gains occurred in health care and in professional and technical services.

February 2019 Ohio and U.S. Employment Situation

Ohio's unemployment rate was 4.6 percent in February 2019, down from 4.7 percent in January. Ohio’s nonagricultural wage and salary employment decreased 8,200 over the month, from a revised 5,602,400 in January to 5,594,200 in February 2019.

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