Metropolitan employment and labor force


A visualization of employment, labor force, and the unemployment rate for metropolitan areas, now with data through May 2020.

How does the Wichita metropolitan area compare with others regarding employment, labor force, and unemployment rate? The Bureau of Labor Statistics, part of the United States Department of Labor, has data that provides the answer.

I’ve gathered data from BLS and present it in an interactive visualization with tables, charts, and a map. This monthly data is from 1990 to May 2020, which is the last month for which BLS has produced data for metropolitan areas. Click here to learn more and use the visualization. Below is an example from the visualization.

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