The Vermont Department of Labor announced today that the seasonally-adjusted statewide unemployment rate for February was 3.9 percent. This represents a decrease of two-tenths of a percent from the revised January rate (4.1 percent). The national average in February was 5.5 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 ninth lowest in the country. Looking at historical data, February 2015 preliminary data is below 4.0% unemployment for the first time in Vermont since May 2007.
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.