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State-by-State Fact Sheets: May Employment Data

Key Points:
Since President Biden took office, nearly 8.7 million jobs have been created nationwide—an average of 542,000 created each month—and all 50 states and the District of Columbia have added jobs and seen their unemployment rates drop..
In May, all 50 states and the District of Columbia saw unemployment decline or remain stable, and 47 states and the District of Columbia added jobs or saw their payrolls hold steady.
Fifteen states now have their lowest unemployment rate in history.

Each month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) releases national and state-level data on U.S. employment, which provide useful information about the state of the labor market and progress toward building a better America. To highlight key trends in the monthly data, the Joint Economic Committee compiles state-by-state fact sheets for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The most recent state-level data, which cover the month of May, were released on June 17, 2022. The latest national data were released on June 3, 2022. 
Fact sheets will be updated next on July 25, 2022, following the BLS release of new state employment data on July 22.

See last month's data here. 

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