Lincoln, NE (December 17, 2021) Nebraska’s unemployment rate dropped in November to the lowest level on record, beating the previous national record it set last month.
The Nebraska Department of Labor reported a seasonally adjusted statewide unemployment rate of 1.8% last month, down from 1.9% in October. Lincoln’s unemployment rate is 1-point-1 percent….down from 1-point 3 in October. Omaha is at 1-point-5 percent.
Governor Pete Ricketts issued a statement praising the State’s economic performance:
“Nebraska has beaten our own national record for the lowest unemployment rate—now at 1.8 percent,” said Gov. Ricketts. “This historic achievement is a sign of the unwavering resilience and work ethic that define us as Nebraskans. It’s clear for all of America to see: Nebraskans just don’t quit!”
Nebraska’s Preliminary Employment Statistics for November 2021