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NC’s January Unemployment Rate Increases

North Carolina's unemployment rate for January increased 0.1 of a percentage point to 5.3 percent from the benchmarked December rate of 5.2 percent. This is 0.5 of a percentage point higher than the U.S. rate of 4.8 percent.

Seasonally adjusted Total Nonfarm employment decreased by 6,600 in January to 4,376,100.

To read more about North Carolina's January employment figures, go to:
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North Carolina's January Employment Figures Released
  • 13 March 2017
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