Hawai‘i’s Unemployment Rate Remains at 2.7% in October

Posted on Nov 21, 2019 in News

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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS

DAVID Y. IGE
GOVERNOR

SCOTT T. MURAKAMI
DIRECTOR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 18, 2019

HAWAI‘I’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE REMAINS AT? 2.7 PERCENT IN OCTOBER

Jobs Increase by 5,600 Over-the-Year

HONOLULU — The Hawai‘i State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for October was 2.7 percent, for the third consecutive month. Statewide, 643,700 were employed and 17,700 unemployed in October for a total seasonally adjusted labor force of 661,400. Nationally, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 3.6 percent in October, compared to 3.5 percent in September.

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