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Detroit Area Unemployment Down Significantly In September

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Staff Writer

As released in the Bureau of Labor Statistics report last month, Michigan’s unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted, held steady at 4.1 percent in September. Not seasonally adjusted, the unemployment rate fell from 4.0 percent in August to 3.7 percent in September. 

Locally, according to a Bureau of Labor Statistics report released on November 2, the Detroit-Warren-Dearborn metropolitan area unemployment rate (not seasonally adjusted) dropped from 3.5 percent in August to 3.3 percent in September.

Michigan continues to make great progress towards recovering economic losses caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

A Shrinking Job Market- State of Employment in MI

Data from the U.S. The Bureau of Labor Statistics provides insight into the scope of employment in Michigan. With information from as recently as January, 2024, we can compare Michigan’s employment turnover data with that of other states to get a better picture of how things stand here in the Great Lakes State.