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San Diego County unemployment rate declines to 3.1%

September’s unemployment rate was significantly lower than September 2021’s rate of 5.4%.

SAN DIEGO COUNTY, Calif. — San Diego County’s unemployment rate decreased to 3.1% in September, down from a revised 3.4% in August, in accordance to the most recent figures launched by the state Employment Development Department.

September’s unemployment rate was significantly lower than September 2021’s rate of 5.4%. Last month’s charges evaluate with an unadjusted unemployment rate of three.7% for California and three.3% for the nation throughout the identical interval.

According to the EDD, between August and September, nonfarm employment elevated by 1,300 jobs, from 1,514,000 to 1,515,300. Agricultural jobs decreased by 500 month-over-month.

Government led all trade sectors in month-over beneficial properties with 6,800 jobs added. Local authorities — up 5,000 — accounted for a lot of the enhance, as state governments posted job beneficial properties of 1,800. Federal authorities jobs remained unchanged over the month.

Professional and business companies gained 2,100 jobs and academic and well being companies gained 400. Employment remained unchanged in mining and logging.

Leisure and hospitality skilled essentially the most important month-over decline with a discount of 4,100 jobs. Six different industries reported a discount in employment, together with manufacturing — down 1,700 — commerce, transportation, and utilities — 800 — monetary actions — 500 — development — 400 — different companies — 300), and data shedding 200.

Between September 2021 and September 2022, nonfarm employment elevated by 60,400, a achieve of 4.2%. Agricultural employment elevated by 500, from 8,900 to 9,400.

Leisure and hospitality led the year-over enhance, including 23,700 jobs. Accommodation and meals companies noticed an upswing of 18,800 jobs, the place meals companies and consuming locations employment elevated by 15,500 jobs.

During the year, skilled and business companies skilled a job progress of 15,900,

Additional year-over employment progress had been additionally reported in authorities with 6,200, commerce, transportation, and utilities with 5,100, instructional and well being companies with 4,700, different companies with 4,600, development with 4,000 and data with 400. Employment remained unchanged in mining and logging.

Year-over employment losses occurred in monetary actions — down 2,400 — and manufacturing — down 1,800.

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