Iowa Workforce Development: Iowa’s Unemployment Rate Increases to 4.1 Percent in July, Labor Participation Continues to Rise, August 20, 2021

(2021) Iowa Workforce Development: Iowa’s Unemployment Rate Increases to 4.1 Percent in July, Labor Participation Continues to Rise, August 20, 2021. Governor's Office

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Abstract

Iowa’s unemployment rate rose slightly to 4.1 percent in July 2021 from 4.0 percent in June 2021. The state’s jobless rate was 6.1 percent one year ago. The total number of working Iowans increased to 1,593,600 in July of 2021, which is 55,400 higher than July 2020 and 5,700 more than June of 2021. In addition to 5,700 newly employed Iowans, the number of unemployed Iowans looking for work rose by 800, resulting in Iowa’s labor force participation rate increasing from 66.6 percent in June to 66.9 percent.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Workforce, Unemployment, Iowa, Labor Force
Subjects: State government
State government > Elected state officials > Iowa Governor
Volunteer Programs
ID Code: 37679
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 23 Aug 2021 13:24
Last Modified: 23 Aug 2021 13:24
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/37679