Jobless Rate Improves in Missouri

There were fewer unemployed people looking for work in Missouri in September than in August, but the job creation picture was mixed.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said unemployment in Missouri fell to 6.9 percent in September, down from 7.2 percent in August and down from 8.5 percent in September 2011.

According to the report, released Friday, the number of jobs on Missouri-side payrolls grew by about 2,500 from August to September.

 


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