Oklahoma Unemployment Rates Information

Unemployment Rates In Oklahoma

Oklahoma’s unemployment rate as of February 2014 is 5.0 percent. The rates went down in 30 of Oklahoma’s 77 counties and up in 27 counties.

In contrast, the national rate for unemployment is 6.7 percent.

In Oklahoma there is an employment of 1,734 and unemployment of 90.7. The Civilian Labor Force is 1,824.7.

*Data in number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted as of February 2014.

The unemployment rate has steadily decreased since September 2013. You may see the fluctuation of the unemployment rate through the months below:

  • September 2013: 5.6 percent
  • October 2013: 5.6 percent
  • November 2013: 5.5 percent
  • December 2013: 5.4 percent
  • January 2014: 5.2 percent
  • February 2014: 5.0 percent

*All data in percent, seasonally adjusted.

In terms of employment areas, these are the latest statistics regarding nonfarm wage and salary employment (February 2014):

  • Total Nonfarm: 1,646.8 with 1.2 12-month percent change
  • Mining and Logging: 59.4 with 0.3 12-month percent change
  • Construction: 76.4 with 4.8 12-month percent change
  • Manufacturing: 135.7 with -0.4 12-month percent change
  • Trade, Transportation and Utilities: 297.9 with 2.0 12-month percent change
  • Information: 21.1 with -2.8 12-month percent change
  • Financial Activities: 82.7 with 2.7 12-month percent change
  • Professional and Business Services: 180.2 with 0.8 12-month percent change
  • Education and Health Services: 228.0 with 0.0 12-month percent change
  • Leisure and Hospitality: 157.6 with 5.2 12-month percent change
  • Other Services: 59.2 with 2.1 12-month percent change
  • Government: 348.6 with -0.3 12-month percent change.

* Data provided by The Bureau of Labor Statistics, preliminary, number of jobs in thousands, seasonally adjusted.

If you have any questions, contact:

  • Bureau of Labor Statistics – 202-691-6378 for National Labor Force Data
  • Department of Labor at 202-693-3032
  • Unemployment Service Center at 405-525-1500 (local); 1-800-555-1554 (toll-free)

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