Hawaii’s Unemployment Rate Drops to 4.6% in January

Posted on Mar 25, 2014 in News

Non-farm Jobs Up by 12,500 Over the Year

HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for January was 4.6 percent, down from the revised rate of 4.7 percent in December. Statewide, there were 625,650 employed and 30,250 unemployed in January, for a total seasonally adjusted labor force of 655,900. Nationally, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 6.6 percent in January, down from 6.7 percent in December.

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