The Vermont Department of Labor announced today that the seasonally-adjusted statewide unemployment rate for December 2014 was 4.2 percent. This represents a decrease of two-tenths of a percent from the revised November rate (4.4 percent). The equivalent national average was 5.6 percent, which experienced a decrease of two-tenths of a percent from the previous month’s estimate. As of the prior month’s initial data, Vermont’s unemployment rate was tied for tenth lowest in the country. Based on the preliminary 2014 data, the annual average statewide unemployment rate in Vermont for 2014 was 3.9 percent – a decrease of five-tenths of a percent from the 2013 annual data.
The Economic & Labor Market Information Division is pleased to announce the release of the 2014 Economic & Demographic Profile Report – a comprehensive data publication covering Vermont and sub-state Vermont areas.
2014 Economic & Demographic Profile Report
The 2014 Vermont State Construction Prevailing Wage publication is available. This publication is updated annually.