Hawaii’s Unemployment Rate at 3.4% in August

Posted on Sep 19, 2016 in News

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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS

DAVID Y. IGE
GOVERNOR

LINDA CHU TAKAYAMA
DIRECTOR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 19, 2016

HAWAII’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 3.4 PERCENT IN AUGUST
Non-Agricultural Jobs up 10,800 over-the-year

HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for August was 3.4 percent, down from 3.5 percent in July. Statewide, 660,900 were employed and 23,550 unemployed in August for a total seasonally adjusted labor force of 684,450. Nationally, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.9 percent in August, the same as in July.

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