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Wichita jobs and employment, January 2020

For the Wichita metropolitan area in January 2020, the labor force is up, the number of unemployed persons is down, the unemployment rate is down, and the number of people working is up when compared to the same month one year ago. Seasonal data shows increases in labor force and jobs from December.

The Reality of Economic Development Incentives

Patrick Tuohey spoke to the Wichita Pachyderm Club February 21, 2020, on “The Reality of Economic Development Incentives: Lessons from Kansas City and Elsewhere.”

Wichita jobs and employment, December 2019

For the Wichita metropolitan area in December 2019, the labor force is up, the number of unemployed persons is down, the unemployment rate is down, and the number of people working is up when compared to the same month one year ago. Seasonal data shows small increases in labor force and jobs from November.

Trump economy creates jobs

There is no doubt that the United States economy has created many jobs since Donald J. Trump became president. How does the record compare with the previous administration?

Kansas jobs, December 2019

Employment and the labor force rose in Kansas in December 2019 compared to the prior month. Kansas continues to perform well in year-over-year growth when compared to the nation.

Wichita jobs and employment, November 2019

For the Wichita metropolitan area in November 2019, the labor force is up, the number of unemployed persons is down, the unemployment rate is down, and the number of people working is up when compared to the same month one year ago. Seasonal data shows small increases in labor force and jobs from October.

Kansas jobs, November 2019

Employment and the labor force rose, both by small amounts, in Kansas in November 2019 compared to the prior month. Kansas continues to perform well in year-over-year growth when compared to the nation.

Kansas personal income

For the third quarter of 2019, the rate of personal income growth in Kansas was near the top of the states, but behind the nation in year-over-year growth.

Wichita jobs and employment, October 2019

For the Wichita metropolitan area in October 2019, the labor force is up, the number of unemployed persons is down, the unemployment rate is down, and the number of people working is up when compared to the same month one year ago. Seasonal data shows small increases in labor force and jobs from September.

Kansas jobs, October 2019

Employment fell and the labor force rose, both by small amounts, in Kansas in October 2019 compared to the prior month. Kansas continues to perform well in year-over-year growth when compared to the nation.

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