Hawaii’s Unemployment Rate at 2.1% in JanuaryPosted on Mar 13, 2018 in News
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
DAVID Y. IGE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 9, 2018
HAWAII’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 2.1 PERCENT IN JANUARY
Jobs Increase 1,900 Over the Month
HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for January was 2.1 percent, the same as the benchmark-revised rate of 2.1 percent for December. Statewide, 668,700 were employed and 14,400 unemployed in January for a total seasonally adjusted labor force of 683,050. Nationally, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.1 percent in January, the same as in December.