NC’s Unemployment Rate Declines To 6.9 Percent

Published Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 11:09 am

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Jan. 29, 2014. The state’s seasonally adjusted December unemployment rate was 6.9 percent, decreasing 0.5 of a percentage point from November’s revised rate of 7.4 percent. The national rate decreased to 6.7 percent from November’s 7.0 percent.

North Carolina’s December 2013 unemployment rate was 2.5 percentage points lower than a year ago. The number of people employed increased 19,217 over the month to 4,333,615, and increased 13,414 over the year. The number of people unemployed decreased 21,097 over the month to 322,689, and declined 124,344 over the year.

North Carolina’s December 2013 unemployment rate was 2.5 percentage points lower than a year ago. The number of people employed increased 19,217 over the month to 4,333,615, and increased 13,414 over the year. The number of people unemployed decreased 21,097 over the month to 322,689, and declined 124,344 over the year.

North Carolina’s December 2013 unemployment rate was 2.5 percentage points lower than a year ago. The number of people employed increased 19,217 over the month to 4,333,615, and increased 13,414 over the year. The number of people unemployed decreased 21,097 over the month to 322,689, and declined 124,344 over the year. 

County unemployment rates for December 2013 are expected to be released on Feb. 5. 

For more details about the above figures, read the entire report on the state’s current state of unemployment. 

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