Missouri’s Unemployment Holds Steady For October

Missouri’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 3.1 percent in October 2019, remaining unchanged from September.  Seasonal adjustment is a statistical technique used to measure and remove influences of predictable seasonal patterns to show how employment and unemployment change monthly.

Missouri has over-the-year job gains across key industries – with employment growing by 35,200 jobs, or 1.2 percent over the last year.

To view the October 2019 jobs report, click here.