The most recent US Bureau of Labor Statistics report shows that compared to last year, jobs in Arkansas are increasing - especially in NWA.
- Working NWA: With a rise of 6.8%, NWA saw the biggest increase in employment out of the three largest metro regions in Arkansas. NWA also saw the lowest metro jobless rate at 2.7% in August.
- Job count: Central Arkansas, the Fort Smith metro region, and NWA collectively accounted for 30,972 more people with jobs compared to August 2020. Of those accounted for, 18,319 were in NWA.
Click HERE to read the August job numbers report.