Nebraska Unemployment Rates Information

Unemployment Rates In Nebraska

The unemployment rates in Nebraska have dropped since last year. It has gone up slightly since last month.

The current unemployment rate as of February 2014 in Nebraska is 3.6 percent.

The national unemployment rate has also decreased since last year but has gone up slightly since last month.

The current national unemployment rate is 6.7 percent as of February 2014.

The national unemployment rate decreased by three-tenths from November 2012 to 6.7 percent in December 2013. It then dropped to 6.6 percent in January of 2014. It has gone back to 6.7 percent as of February 2014.

Seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Nebraska compared on a national scale:

Nebraska:

February 2013: 4.0 percent

January 2014: 3.5 percent

February 2014: 3.6 percent

National:

February 2013: 7.7 percent

January 2014: 6.6 percent

February 2014: 6.7 percent

The jobless rate in Nebraska is 0.1 percent higher than in January. Although the unemployment rate has increased by 0.1 percent, it is important to note that the labor force has also increased. The labor force has increased by 3,000 people compared to last month.

The non-farm employment in Nebraska had an increase of 4,865 people over the month. Education and health services had an increase of 900 people statewide. Leisure and hospitality increased by 1,205 people in the Omaha alone.

For more information on the unemployment rates in Nebraska, please visit https://dol.nebraska.gov, where you will find all the statistics on the unemployment rate.

  • The sources on this information were provided by the Nebraska Department of Labor.

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