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The Missouri jobs report shows the state continues to match or beat the national unemployment rate.

That trend has continued for more than five-and-a-half years.

Data shows the October unemployment rate for Missouri was 4.6-percent, which is lower than the September unemployment rate of 4.8-percent.

The October 2019 unemployment rate in Missouri was 1.2-percent lower than this year.

The jobs report shows there were over 138-thousand unemployed Missourians in October, which is down just over 6-thousand from September.