Wednesday, April 24, 2013

March unemployment in Colorado dips to 7.1 percent, remains below national unemployment rate of 7.6 percent

Colorado 's unemployment rate dipped further below the national unemployment rate in March, dropping to 7.1 percent in Colorado compared to 7.6 percent for the nation overall. (These are seasonally adjusted numbers.)

The seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate for Colorado during March was 7.2 percent, and it was 7.7 percent for the nation.

Colorado's seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was down year over year in March, dropping year over year from 8.2 percent during March 2012 to 7.1 percent during March 2013.

The national unemployment rate also fell at the national level, year over year, with a drop from 8.2 percent during March 2012 to 7.6 percent during March 2013.

The graph shows a comparison between the two rates since 2006 through March 2013:

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