KENTUCKY'S SEASONALLY ADJUSTED PRELIMINARY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE ROSE SLIGHTLY IN MARCH PDF Print
Friday, 18 April 2014 05:29

Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate rose slightly to 7.9 percent in March 2014 from a revised 7.8% in February 2014, according to the Office of Employment and Training.

The preliminary March 2014 jobless rate was .4percentage points below the 8.3% rate recorded for the state in March 2013.

The U.S. seasonally adjusted jobless rate remained unchanged at 6.7% in March 2014 compared to a month ago, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.

In March 2014, Kentucky’s civilian labor force was 2,065,094, an increase of 11,319 individuals compared to the previous month. Employment was up by 9,638, while the number of unemployed increased by 1,681.

 

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