LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The latest numbers show unemployment in Arkansas continues to set record lows.

The Arkansas Division of Workforce Services released its April unemployment report Friday showing a 2.8% rate for the month. This is lower than the previous record for the state set in March at 3%.

The April number means Arkansas has 12,869 more people employed than it did a year ago. The previous lowest-ever number was 3.1% in March and April of 2022, DWS representatives said.