Unemployment drops in Providence metro area

WASHINGTON – Unemployment rates were lower in November in 322 of the nation’s 372 metropolitan areas, including the Providence-Fall River-Warwick metro area, according to nonseasonally adjusted data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. More

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Unemployment drops in Providence metro area

Posted 1/14/13

WASHINGTON – Unemployment rates were lower in November in 322 of the nation’s 372 metropolitan areas, including the Providence-Fall River-Warwick metro area, according to nonseasonally adjusted data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The unemployment rate dropped to 9.9 percent in the Providence-Fall River-Warwick metro, nonseasonally adjusted, during November. Year over year, the unemployment rate in the area dropped 0.4 percentage points from the 10.3 percent reported in November 2011.

The Providence-Fall River-Warwick metro area fared slightly better than the state of Rhode Island, which posted a 10 percent unemployment rate, nonseasonally adjusted, during the month.

(The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for Rhode Island, as previously released by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training, was 10.4 percent in November.) •

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