Regional
4:53 pm
Wed March 31, 2004

Unemployment Rate Unchanged from Previous Month

Frankfort, KY – A report from Frankfort says the Kentucky unemployment
rate in February was 5.3 percent, which is unchanged
from January's figures. The jobless rate was down
eight-tenths of a point from February of 2003.

The report comes from the Kentucky Department for
Employment Services. The report says February of
2004 marked the lowest February jobless rate since
2001.

The jobless rate is seasonally adjusted.