REGIONAL EMPLOYMENT REPORT

January 2017 Unemployment Rates for Northwest Wisconsin (Workforce Development Area 7)  compared to the state unemployment average

January 2017 Unemployment Rates for Northwest Wisconsin (Workforce Development Area 7)  compared to the state unemployment average

January 2017 Unemployment Rates for the entire state of Wisconsin broken down into the 11 Workforce Development Areas.

January 2017 Unemployment Rates for the entire state of Wisconsin broken down into the 11 Workforce Development Areas.

Every month Thomas Michels, Labor Market Economist from the Office of Economic Advisors - Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, creates a report that provides insight into the unemployment rate for the 10 County region served by the NWWIB, also known as Workforce Development Area 7.

UNEMPLOYMENT RATES: JANUARY 2017
(Numbers not seasonally adjusted)

NW WI: 6.3%
WI: 4.2%
US: 5.1%

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT AREA 7:
Ashland: 6.1%
Bayfield: 8.0%
Burnett: 7.1%
Douglas: 5.8%
Iron: 7.8%
Price: 4.8%
Rusk: 6.1%
Sawyer: 6.9%
Taylor: 5.9%
Washburn: 6.0%