Unemployment Rate Held Steady at 8.3% in February

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The unemployment rate held steady at 8.3% in Februrary. This is the lowest unemployment has been since February of 2009. The employment to population ratio increased two tenths of a percent this month to 58.6%. The Labor Force participation rate increased two tenths of a percent this month to 63.9%. Compared to Feburary 2010, the employment to population ratio is up .2% and the labor force participation rate is down .4%.

For more information see our Employment Report.

–From the BLS and the St. Louis Federal Reserve

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One Response to “Unemployment Rate Held Steady at 8.3% in February”

  1. Alexiane Says:

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