Hawaii’s Unemployment Rate at 22.6% in MayPosted on Jun 18, 2020 in News
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
DAVID Y. IGE
SCOTT T. MURAKAMI
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 18, 2020
HAWAI‘I’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 22.6 PERCENT IN MAY
Jobs declined by 131,600 over-the-year
HONOLULU — The Hawai‘i State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for May was 22.6 percent compared to the revised rate of 23.8 percent in April. Statewide, 490,700 were employed and 143,150 unemployed in May for a total seasonally adjusted labor force of 633,850. Nationally, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 13.3 percent in May, down from 14.7 percent in April.
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