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June Unemployment Increases to 7% in San Diego County as More Jobs Added


Last updated 7/16/2021 at 11:36am

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The unemployment rate in San Diego County increased to 7% in June, up from a revised 6.3% in May but still well below the year-ago estimate of 13.5% -- according to figures released today by the state Employment Development Department.

This compares with an unadjusted unemployment rate of 8% for California -- which increased from 7.5% in May -- and 6.1% for the nation -- up

from May's 5.5% -- during the same period. Between May 2021 and June 2021, nonfarm employment actually increased by 5,700 despite the rise in unemployment, from 1,401,600 to 1,407,300. Agricultural e...

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