August 2012 - Volume 20, Number 3
U.S. and Iowa's Unemployment, June 2011- Present
Nationally, unemployment remained at 8.2 percent in June. The Iowa rate increased slightly to 5.2 percent. The number of people employed in Iowa remains 41,000 below the high of 1,614,400 with jobs in March of 2007. The number unemployed also remains over 26,000 above the low of 59,500 unemployed workers in March 2007.
Source: Iowa Workforce Development, Labor Market Information Bureau, “Monthly Unemployment Rate News”
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