Hawaii’s Unemployment Rate Drops to 4.6% in June

Posted on Jul 22, 2013 in News

Jobs Increase by 7,600 Over the Year

July 17, 2013

HONOLULU—The Hawaiʻi State Department of Labor and Industrial Relations today
announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for June declined to 4.6 percent,
from 4.7 percent in May. The last time the unemployment rate was 4.6 percent was in
September 2008. Statewide, there were 617,250 employed and 29,700 unemployed in June,
for a total seasonally adjusted labor force of 646,950. Nationally, the seasonally adjusted
unemployment rate was 7.6 percent in June, unchanged from May.

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