August 2019 Magazine

Arkansas Employment: Labor Force Report: August 2019

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Arkansas’ unemployment rate rises, matching national averages.

by Tyler Hale

Unemployment in Arkansas and across the nation remained stable in May. Both Arkansas’ and the national average for unemployment was 3.6 percent during May.

This is the first month since February where the unemployment rate in Arkansas has not decreased. From a year high of 3.8 percent in February, the rate dropped to 3.7 and 3.6 percent in March and April, respectively. February, the rate dropped to 3.7 and 3.6 percent in March and April, respectively.

 

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