Friday, April 24, 2015

Oregon's Over-the-Month Unemployment Rate Drop Largest in Nation

Oregon's over-the-month unemployment rate drop was the largest in the nation in March 2015. The decline of 0.4 percentage point tied with the state of Washington for the top spot. Three states had drops of 0.3 percentage point.

Over the year, Oregon's unemployment rate decline of 1.7 percentage points was topped only by three other states. The biggest drop was seen by Kentucky (-2.1 percentage points). Louisiana had the bottom spot among states on the list as it's unemployment rate increased by 1.1 percentage points over the year.

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