Hawaii’s Unemployment Rate at 9% in MarchPosted on Apr 15, 2021 in News
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
DAVID Y. IGE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 15, 2021
HAWAI‘I’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 9.0 PERCENT IN MARCH
Jobs declined by 104,800 over-the-year
HONOLULU — The Hawai‘i State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for March was 9.0 percent compared to 9.2 percent in February. Statewide, 590,800 were employed and 58,750 unemployed in March for a total seasonally adjusted labor force of 649,550. Nationally, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 6.0 percent in March, down from 6.2 percent in February.
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