Hawaii’s Unemployment Rate at 2.1% in JulyPosted on Aug 20, 2018 in News
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
DAVID Y. IGE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 16, 2018
HAWAII’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 2.1 PERCENT IN JULY
Jobs Increase 12,700 Over the Year
HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for July was 2.1 percent, the same as in June. Statewide, 673,350 were employed and 14,350 unemployed in July for a total seasonally adjusted labor force of 687,700. Nationally, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 3.9 percent in July, compared to 4.0 percent in June.