state unemployment

Arizona's unemployment rate has dropped to the lowest level since November 2007, falling to 4.5 percent from 4.3 percent last month.

Arizona's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for April was 6 percent, down two-tenths of a percentage point from March.

The national unemployment rate dropped one-tenth of a percentage point to 5.4 percent in April.

The state Department of Administration says Arizona's economy gained 2,200 non-farm jobs last month.

Across Arizona's economy, seven of the 11 sectors added jobs and four reported losses in April.

Analysts say Professional and Business Services added 3,300 jobs with Government adding 1,900 jobs and Construction 1,300 jobs last month.

State Unemployment Drops Amid Mixed Economic Outlook

Mar 27, 2014

The state’s jobless rate dropped by two-tenths of a point last month. But, Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports the economic outlook is far more mixed.

State's Joblesss Rate Up Slightly

Jan 17, 2013

New figures from the Department of Administration put the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for December at 7.9 percent. That's up a tenth of a point from November.

AZ Unemployment Numbers Drop Again

Dec 20, 2012

The state's jobless rate last month dropped to its lowest level in four years.