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April Unemployment Rates Decrease in All NC Counties

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

In April, not seasonally adjusted unemployment rates decreased in all of North Carolina's 100 counties.

NC’s April Unemployment Rate Unchanged

Friday, May 17, 2019

North Carolina's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged from March’s revised rate of 4.0 percent.

North Carolina Sub-State Occupational Employment Projections 2017 – 2026

Monday, May 13, 2019

Every two years, in conjunction with the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the North Carolina Department of Commerce publishes long-term industry and occupation employment projections. Projections data provide information for policy makers, job seekers, training providers, and businesses to make informed workforce decisions, and help ensure that North Carolina’s workforce is prepared for tomorrow’s job opportunities and economic growth in the state. This article summarizes information on projected employment change for the 2017-2026 period and provides key findings by major occupational groups for sixteen prosperity sub-zones. 

March Unemployment Rates Decrease in Most NC Counties

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

In March, not seasonally adjusted unemployment rates decreased in 81 of North Carolina's 100 counties.

Jobs, Jobs Everywhere: An Update on North Carolina’s Tight Labor Market

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

North Carolina’s labor market continues to tighten, with rapid growth in job openings but a dwindling supply of jobseekers. This article uses recently updated data from LEAD’s Labor Supply/Demand Analyzer to highlight some of the most noteworthy labor market trends of 2018.

NC’s March Unemployment Rate Increases

Thursday, April 18, 2019

North Carolina's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased 0.1 of a percentage point to 4.0 percent from February’s revised rate of 3.9 percent.

February Unemployment Rates Decrease in Most NC Counties

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

In February, not seasonally adjusted unemployment rates decreased in 99 of North Carolina's 100 counties.

NC’s February Unemployment Rate Increases

Friday, March 22, 2019

North Carolina's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased 0.1 of a percentage point to 3.9 percent from January’s revised rate of 3.8 percent.

January Unemployment Rates Increase in All NC Counties

Friday, March 15, 2019

In January, not seasonally adjusted unemployment rates increased in all of North Carolina's 100 counties.

NC’s January Unemployment Rate Increases

Monday, March 11, 2019

North Carolina's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased 0.1 of a percentage point to 3.8 percent from December’s seasonally adjusted rate of 3.7 percent.