Find highly detailed statistics on the state’s labor market, including unemployment rates from all 100 counties, by month and year. Historical information back to 1976 is available for some data points.
The Division of Employment Security is responsible for the administration of the unemployment insurance program in the state of North Carolina. This program is a federal-state partnership and is funded by federal and state unemployment taxes employers pay on employee wages. Benefits are paid to eligible workers who lose their job through no fault of their own and are able, available and ...
Release Dates for Unemployment Rates. Review the publication schedule for North Carolina's 2020 LAUS and CES data. Release dates for U.S., statewide, and local area employment and unemployment statistics are included.
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Data extracted on: May 28, 2020 Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Note: More data series, including additional geographic areas, are available through the "Databases & Tables" tab at the top of this page. North Carolina includes the following metropolitan areas for which an Economy At A Glance table is available:. Asheville, NC; Burlington, NC ...
Since 2005 the unemployment rate in North Carolina has ranged from 2.7% in December 1998 to 12.0% in January 2010. The current unemployment rate for North Carolina is 3.5% for September 2019.
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RALEIGH —Unemployment rates (not seasonally adjusted) decreased in 92 of North Carolina’s counties in November, increased in four, and remained the same in four. Hyde County had the highest unemployment rate at 9.8 percent, while Buncombe County had the lowest at 2.5 percent. All of the state’s 15 metro areas experienced rate decreases.
The North Carolina Division of Employment Security is providing the following guidance to help people understand the impacts of the COVID-19 coronavirus on unemployment insurance benefits. We will continue to update our website as more information becomes available.
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