Jobs continue to grow with unemployment at near-record lows in June

  • Missouri’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has remained at 3.3 percent for the past four months. Seasonal adjustment is a statistical technique used to measure and remove influences of predictable seasonal patterns to show how employment and unemployment change monthly. The number of jobs in the state continues to rise, while the unemployment rate remains low. The number of jobs in the state continues to rise, while the unemployment rate remains low. Over the past year, employment has grown by 28,900 jobs. Missouri sees over-the-year job gains across key industries Over the past year, employment has grown by 28,900 jobs. Missouri sees over-the-year job gains across key industries such as Health Care and Social Assistance (+10,300 jobs, up 2.4 percent)Accommodation and Food Services (+5,700 jobs, up 2.2 percent)Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+5,000 jobs, up 3.1 percent)

 

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