As released in the Bureau of Labor Statistics report last month, Wisconsin’s unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted, rose from 3.0 percent in August to 3.2 percent in September. Not seasonally adjusted, the unemployment rate fell from 3.3 percent in August to 3.2 percent in September.
Locally, according to a Bureau of Labor Statistics report released on November 2, the Appleton metropolitan area unemployment rate (not seasonally adjusted) dropped from 2.9 percent in August to 2.7 percent in September. And, in Green Bay, the area unemployment rate dropped from 3.0 percent to 2.9 percent.
Wisconsin continues to make great progress towards recovering economic losses caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.