Maine’s 4.3 percent unemployment rate for October was little changed from the previous month.

According to the Maine Department of Labor, the preliminary seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 4.3 percent for October was little changed from September’s rate of 4.4 percent, and down from 5.6 percent from one year ago.

The U.S. preliminary unemployment rate of 5.0 percent was little changed from 5.1 percent in September and down from 5.7 percent one year ago.