Unemployment Rate at 9.8 Percent in LA County

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Downtown Los Angeles connected  June 9, 2021. (John Fredricks/The Epoch Times)

Downtown Los Angeles connected June 9, 2021. (John Fredricks/The Epoch Times)

LOS ANGELES—Los Angeles County’s seasonally adjusted unemployment complaint fell to 9.8 percent successful September, down from a revised 10.1 percent successful August, according to figures released Oct. 22 by the authorities Employment Development Department (EDD).

The complaint successful September 2020, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, was 13 percent.

In Orange County, wherever seasonally adjusted numbers were not available, the September jobless complaint was 5 percent, down from 6 percent successful August.

Statewide, the seasonally adjusted unemployment complaint was 7.5 percent successful September, the aforesaid complaint arsenic August, but beneath the September 2020 complaint of 10.6 percent.

The comparable estimates for the federation were 4.8 percent successful September, 5.2 percent successful August, and 7.8 percent successful September 2020.

According to the EDD, full nonfarm employment successful Los Angeles County accrued by 31,500 jobs betwixt August and September, settling astatine astir 4.28 million. The authorities assemblage added the astir jobs, 19,000, astir notably successful acquisition services acknowledgment to the instrumentality of in-person acquisition astatine schools.

City News Service

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