Wichita area unemployment rate falls to 5.9 percent in March

04/18/2014 9:26 AM

04/18/2014 9:27 AM

The Wichita area unemployment rate for March fell to 5.9 percent from 6.3 percent in February, according to the Kansas Department of Labor.

The number of people working in March was up about 1,400 from February, and the number of people unemployed fell by about 1,000.

The March unemployment rate is also well below the 6.6 percent recorded in March 2013.

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