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Arkansas’ Unemployment Rate Remains Stable at 3.1 Percent in March

According to a press release from the Arkansas Division of Workforce Services, the labor force data, produced by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics and released today by the Arkansas Division of Workforce Services, show Arkansas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3.1 percent between February and March.

Arkansas’ civilian labor force rose 4,508, a result of 5,255 more employed and 747 fewer unemployed Arkansans. The United States’ jobless rate declined two-tenths of a percentage point, from 3.8 percent in February to 3.6 percent in March.

BLS Program Operations Manager Susan Price said, “The number of employed Arkansans increased 5,255 between February and March, marking the third consecutive month of employment gains. Currently, there are 31,600 more employed Arkansans compared to March 2021.”

You may view the entire report below.

Press Release- March 2022
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