Mississippi’s Jobless Rate Falls

JACKSON, Miss. (WCBI)- Mississippi’s unemployment rate fell in February, to 4.5 percent, the lowest level of unemployment ever recorded in the state.

These are the latest job figures, from the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

Last February, the jobless rate in the state, was 5.4 percent. The number of jobs in our state, increased by 14,300.

Since February 2017, the number of unemployed Mississippians decreased by 11,300. These numbers are based on a survey of employers.

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