Kentucky unemployment fell in majority of counties in 2016

Jobless rates declined throughout metro Toledo

A year ago the March jobless rate stood at 6.7 percent.

The number of unemployed across the Valley went up from 17,500 in March 2016 to 21,000 while the number of employed dropped from 228,400 to 225,600.

The number of workers unemployed in OH in March was 294,000, unchanged from February.

The registered urban unemployment rate was 3.97 percent at the end of the first quarter, Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security spokesman Lu Aihong told a news conference. The statewide unemployment rate for OH was 5.3 percent, meaning all area counties were below the statewide average in March.

The unemployment rate declined in 85 of Ohio's 88 counties and increased in the remaining three.

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The number of unemployed in the county last month was 516 out of a labor force of 8,454 people, which added 37 people since February and 161 since March of 2016.

Unemployment fell to 4.0 percent in the Capital Region in March, tied with Long Island and Dutchess County for second lowest in the state. Employment in information was unchanged. The private service-providing industries were up 8,500 jobs, or 1.6 percent.

Indiana's jobless rate was 3.9 percent in March, down from 4.1 percent in February and better than half a point lower than the national rate of 4.5 percent, the Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) reported on Friday.

Increases were recorded in Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (+2,200); Education and Health Services (+1,400); Manufacturing (+1,200); Government (+900); and Leisure and Hospitality (+800).

Since March 2016, total nonfarm payroll employment has decreased by 6,100. In 2016, 12 counties had annual rates at or above 10 percent compared to six counties in 2015.

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