Employment remains stagnant year-over-year

Employment in June totaled 869,500, this means that little over 2,100 or 0.02% more people were employed when compared to June of 2018 when employment totaled 867,400.

Average employment in the first 6 months of 2019 has gone up by 1.92% when compared to the same time period in the previous year (January - June 2018). Finally, the unemployment rate has decreased from 9.1 in June of last year to 8.4 in June of the current year.

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