The unemployment rate in October fell in 12 States, breaking the record in 3 of them

The unemployment rate in October fell in 12 States, breaking the record in 3 of them

The unemployment rate fell in 12 States, breaking records in three of them – Alabama, Hawaii and Texas.

Employers have created new jobs in nine States in October and reduced them in three States, says the Department of labor.

Active job creation reduced the unemployment rate in most States last year. Across the country, this figure fell to 4.1% in October, which is 17-year low. A year earlier, the unemployment rate was 4.8%.

In October in Alabama, the unemployment rate fell to 3.6% from 3.8%, in Hawaii – to 2.2% from 2.5% in Texas, to 3.9% from 4%. This is the lowest figure for these States since 1976.

The most significant increase in the number of jobs in Florida – 125 300 new jobs in October, while in September here because of the hurricane Irma was reduced almost as many jobs. In Texas in October appeared 71 500 jobs in California 31 700.

The worst unemployment rates in the country remain in Connecticut, Nebraska and South Dakota.

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