Delaware Labor Force Steady from May to June
Delaware’s labor force has remained steady from May into June however the First State’s unemployment rate is at 4.5% – well above the national average of 3.6%. In Sussex County the unemployment rate increased from 3.8% in May to 4% in June.
Delaware saw an increase in non-farm employment from May to June – especially in Leisure and Hospitality, Professional and Business Services and the Manufacturing sectors. There was a decrease in employment in the Education and Health and Financial Activities sectors.