Kentucky Jobless Rate

Kentucky's Jobless Rate Declined In December

Jan 19, 2018

State officials say Kentucky ended last year with a drop in its unemployment rate.  The Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics says the seasonally adjusted preliminary rate in December was 4.4 percent. That's down from the 4.7 percent rate in November, and was lower than the 4.8 percent jobless rate across Kentucky in December 2016.

Kentucky Jobless Rate Drops To 5.1 Percent In March

Apr 16, 2015

Kentucky officials say the state's unemployment rate fell to 5.1 percent in March, the lowest rate since June 2001.

Kentucky’s 2014 Annual Jobless Rate Drops to 6.5 Percent

Mar 9, 2015

Kentucky’s annual unemployment rate plunged to 6.5 percent in 2014 from 8 percent in 2013, while nonfarm employment gained 29,000 jobs, according to the Office of Employment and Training (OET), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. It was the lowest annual jobless rate for the state since 2008 when it was a pre-recession 6.4 percent.