State’s Unemployment Rate at 3.9%

Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary December 2021 unemployment rate was 3.9 percent, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics, an agency within the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

The preliminary December 2021 jobless rate was down 0.2 percentage points from the 4.1 percent reported in November 2021 and down 1.7 percentage points from the 5.6 percent recorded for the state one year ago.

The U.S. seasonally adjusted jobless rate for December 2021 was 3.9 percent, down from the 4.2 percent reported in November 2021, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.