Hawaii’s Unemployment Rate at 13.1% in JulyPosted on Aug 20, 2020 in News
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
DAVID Y. IGE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 20, 2020
HAWAI‘I’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 13.1 PERCENT IN JULY
Jobs declined by 105,500 over-the-year
HONOLULU — The Hawai‘i State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for July was 13.1 percent compared to the revised rate of 13.4 percent in June. Statewide, 551,750 were employed and 83,250 unemployed in July for a total seasonally adjusted labor force of 635,000. Nationally, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 10.2 percent in July, down from 11.1 percent in June.
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