|MADISON – The Department of Workforce Development (DWD) today released the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimates of unemployment and employment statistics for Wisconsin metropolitan areas, major cities and counties in Wisconsin for February 2022.|
In brief, the non-seasonally adjusted data for Wisconsin shows:
Metropolitan Statistical Areas: Preliminary February 2022 unemployment rates decreased in all 12 of Wisconsin’s metro areas over the year and increased in all 12 metro areas over the month.
Municipalities: Preliminary February 2022 unemployment rates declined in all of Wisconsin’s 35 largest cities over the year and decreased or stayed the same in 12 of 35 cities over the month.
Counties: Preliminary February 2022 unemployment rates declined in all 72 Wisconsin counties over the year and increased in 70 of 72 counties over the month.
The data included in today’s release can be accessed at WisConomy.com