MS Unemployment Rate Continues To Fall

JACKSON, Miss. (WCBI) – Mississippi’s unemployment rate fell in February, to 4.5%, which is 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%.

The number of jobs in our state, increased by over 14,000.

Since February 2017, the number of unemployed Mississippians decreased by 11,300.

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