Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Over the past year, Colorado unemployment fell farther in Colorado than in the nation

Colorado 's unemployment rate remained below the national unemployment rate for the thirteenth month in a row in June, dropping to 7.0 percent in Colorado compared to 7.6 percent for the nation overall. (These are seasonally adjusted numbers.)

Colorado's seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was down year over year in June, dropping from 8.2 percent during June 2012 to 7.0 percent during June 2013.

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

Year over year, unemployment declined farther in Colorado than in the nation overall. 

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



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