For the Wichita metropolitan area in September 2020, the number of unemployed persons is up, the unemployment rate is up, and the number of people working is down, all by large amounts, when compared to the same month one year ago. The recent trend, however, is positive, although Wichita is recovering slower than the nation.
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The effects of the response to the pandemic vary widely among the states, but federal government employment has been little affected.
In Kansas for September 2020, the unemployment rate continued to fall, but both the labor force and the number of jobs also fell.
Explore the economic record of presidents in an interactive visualization.
Attendance at downtown Wichita attractions presented in an interactive visualization.
Trends in attendance at Intrust Bank Arena, the Sedgwick County Zoo, and Sedgwick County Park.
President Donald J. Trump presents himself as tough on Russia, but he opposed and complained about almost all sanctions.
When politicians condemn fake or phony news, it may be of their own making.
A truthful accounting of the finances of Intrust Bank Arena in downtown Wichita shows a large loss.
Kansas has nearly the highest number of local government employees per resident, compared to other states.
Looking at the number of state government employees in proportion to population, Kansas has many compared to other states.
Recent GDP data shows the sharp effects of the pandemic on production, but it is not uniform among the states and industries.
In the second quarter of 2020, the Kansas economy contracted at the annual rate of 30.3 percent, compared to contraction of 3.5 percent in the previous quarter. While GDP fell in all states, Kansas performed better than most, ranking nineteenth.
Explore and compare the approval ratings of presidents in this interactive visualization.
For September 2020, total Kansas tax revenue fell by 2.0 percent from last September. Over the three months of the current fiscal year, tax revenue rose by 29.7 percent.
For the Wichita metropolitan area in August 2020, the number of unemployed persons is up, the unemployment rate is up, and the number of people working is down, all by large amounts, when compared to the same month one year ago. The recent trend, however, is positive, although Wichita is recovering slower than the nation.