Statewide Unemployment Numbers Released

Frankfort, KY — Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary June 2019 unemployment rate was 4.1 percent, that according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics, an agency within the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. The unemployment rate for June 2019 was up from the 4 percent reported for May of this year. The U.S. seasonally adjusted jobless rate for June 2019 was 3.7 percent, up one-tenth of a percentage point from May of this year, that according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Individual County numbers will be released next week.