Unemployment rate, United States, Alabama and nearby states, Sept. 2011--Aug. 2012

Sept. 2011 Aug. 2012 Change Sept. 2011 to Aug. 2012
UNITED STATES 9.0% 8.1% -0.9%
Alabama 8.8% 8.5% -0.3%
Arkansas 8.1% 7.3% -0.8%
Florida 10.4% 8.8% -1.6%
Georgia 9.8% 9.2% -0.6%
Kentucky 9.5% 8.5% -1.0%
Louisiana 7.2% 7.4% 0.2%
Mississippi 10.9% 9.1% -1.8%
Tennessee   9.1%  8.5%  -0.6%

Note: All figures are seasonally adjusted.

Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

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