Maine’s unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level in nearly 15 years.

The state Department of Labor said Tuesday that unemployment in Maine in December was 4 percent, the lowest rate since August 2001.

Maine’s unemployment rate in November was 4.1 percent and in December 2014, it was 5.6 percent.

The national unemployment rate in December was 5 percent.

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