April 21, 2011
Between February and March, 2011, 11 states recorded statistically significant changes in employment.
The largest over-the-month statistically significant job gains occurred in Texas (+37,200), Missouri (+24,300), and Florida (+22,600). Two states experienced statistically significant over-the-month declines in employment: Connecticut (−6,000) and Maine (−5,100).
Over the year, 26 states experienced statistically significant changes in employment, all of which were increases. The largest increase occurred in Texas (+251,000), followed by California (+171,300), Michigan (+79,000), Illinois (+76,600), and Pennsylvania (+76,500).
These data are from the Current Employment Statistics (State and Metro area) program and are seasonally adjusted. To learn more, see "Regional and State Employment and Unemployment — March 2011" (HTML) (PDF), news release USDL-11-0553.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Editor's Desk, States with statistically significant employment changes, March 2011 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2011/ted_20110421.htm (visited September 02, 2014).
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