While the unemployment rate continues to decline under President Donald Trump, hitting 4.1%, the lowest since 2000, there are certain industries—and states—that continue to experience job losses.
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GoBankingRates analyzed data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to track the number of employees in non-farm industries in each state from August 2016 to August 2017, to find out what states are experiencing the biggest employment drops.
Here’s a look at what industries and states have been affected the most.
Construction Industry Iowa: 7.3% drop Nebraska: 2.9% drop South Dakota: 2.9% drop
Manufacturing Industry Vermont: 4.4% drop New York: 4.3% drop West Virginia: 3.2% drop
Trade, Transportation, and Utilities Industry West Virginia: 2.9% drop Delaware: 2.9% drop Oklahoma: 2% drop
Financial Activities Industry Hawaii: 3.2% drop Maine: 2.6% drop Alaska: 2.5% drop
Professional and Business Services Industry Wyoming: 3.4% drop Mississippi: 2.2% drop Maine: 1.7% drop
Education and Health Services Industry Wyoming: 0.7% drop
Leisure and Hospitality Industry Wyoming 3.6% drop Kansas 2.4% drop Kentucky 0.9% drop
Government Hawaii: 3.1% drop Wyoming: 2.4% drop New Mexico: 1.8% drop