Kansas Department of Labor's county unemployment rates for January 2021.

Preliminary estimates reported by the Labor Current market Information and facts Products and services (LMIS) division of the Kansas Office of Labor (KDOL) and the Bureau of Labor Studies (BLS) show a seasonally modified unemployment rate of 3.5 per cent in January. This was a minimize from 4.7 per cent in December and an maximize from 3.1 % in January 2020.

“Kansas companies confirmed ongoing financial recovery in January, with 10,000 nonfarm positions extra above-the-thirty day period,” claimed Acting Secretary Amber Shultz. “While there has been important enhancement due to the fact April, recent occupation estimates continue to be 4.6 p.c decreased than January 2020.” 

The rate for Ellis County was 3.7%. Rooks County was 5% Russell County, 3.7% Rush County, 3.7% and Trego County 3.6%.

Seasonally adjusted position estimates indicate complete Kansas nonfarm work opportunities greater by 10,000 from December. Private sector jobs, a subset of full nonfarm jobs, improved by 8,300 from the past thirty day period, although authorities elevated by 1,700.