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California Unemployment Rate Hovers at 12.4%

January 22, 2010

Unemployment in California is sitting pretty steady, and now sits at 12.4%. December of 2008, the unemployment rate was a 8.7%. The job market continued to be extremely weak, with 80% of the states reporting an increase in unemployment.

CAUER California Unemployment Rate Hovers at 12.4%

The biggest sectors to lose jobs over the past twelve months are:

  • Construction, down 16.1%
  • Manufacturing, down 7.7%

The unemployment rate in the local counties for December 2009 (preliminary) are:

  • Santa Clara County, 11.2%
  • San Mateo County, 8.6%
  • Alameda County, 10.9%
  • Contra Costa County, 11.0%
  • San Francisco County, 9.4%

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joshua January 23, 2010


good thing california doesnt report a "u-6" number. there are so few jobs available in this state is ridiculous.

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