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San Diego County Unemployment Increases to 4.7% In January, EDD Reports

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San Diego County’s unemployment rate rose to 4.7% in January, from a revised 4.1% in December and down from a year earlier to 8.5%, according to data released on Friday. State Department of Employment Development.

This compares with an unadjusted unemployment rate of 5.5% for California – which rose from 5% in December – and 4.4% for the nation – from 3.7% in December – over the same period.

Between December 2021 and January 2022, non-agricultural employment decreased by 22,300, from 1,497,700 to 1,475,400. Employment in the agricultural sector shrank by 200, from 8,000 to 7,800, according to EDD data.

Trade, transport and utilities – down 5,800 – saw the biggest job cuts on a monthly basis. Retail trade – down 2,700 – transport, storage and utilities – 2,200 – and wholesale – 900 – each lost jobs. The largest share of the decrease during the month concerned transport and storage, down 2,300.

Professional and business services fell by 5,700 jobs. Professional, scientific and technical services – less than 3,700 – were responsible for about 65% of the job cuts.

According to the EDD, seven other industries reported job losses, including leisure and hospitality with a loss of 3,000. education and health services, 2,500; construction, 1,700; government, 1,700; economic activities, 800; other services, 700; and information, 500.

Employment remained unchanged in mining and logging and the manufacturing sector recorded an increase of 100 jobs.

In numbers from year to year, non-agricultural employment increased by 123,300, an increase of 9.1%. Agricultural employment with a contract of 100.

The biggest gain was leisure and hospitality, with 66,900 jobs added to payroll between January 2021 and January 2022. Of these, 54,400 were for accommodation and food services.

Professional and business services earned 19,900 during the year, along with 12,500 in other services, 9,200 in government services, 7,100 in trade, transport and utilities, 3,800 in education and health services, 3,300 in manufacturing, 900 in constructions and 500 in information.

Employment remained unchanged in mining and logging.

Employment losses from year to year were recorded in financial activities with losses of 800.

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San Diego County’s unemployment rate rose to 4.7% in January, from a revised 4.1% in December and below last year’s estimate of 8.5%, according to data released by the Department on Friday. Employment Development of the state.

This compares with an unadjusted unemployment rate of 5.5% for California – which rose from 5% in December – and 4.4% for the nation – from 3.7% in December – over the same period.

Between December 2021 and January 2022, non-agricultural employment decreased by 22,300, from 1,497,700 to 1,475,400. Employment in the agricultural sector shrank by 200, from 8,000 to 7,800, according to EDD data.

Trade, transport and utilities – down 5,800 – saw the biggest job cuts on a monthly basis. Retail trade – down 2,700 – transport, storage and utilities – 2,200 – and wholesale – 900 – each lost jobs. The largest share of the decrease during the month concerned transport and storage, down 2,300.

Professional and business services fell by 5,700 jobs. Professional, scientific and technical services – less than 3,700 – were responsible for about 65% of the job cuts.

According to the EDD, seven other industries reported job losses, including leisure and hospitality with a loss of 3,000. education and health services, 2,500; construction, 1,700; government, 1,700; economic activities, 800; other services, 700; and information, 500.

Employment remained unchanged in mining and logging and the manufacturing sector recorded an increase of 100 jobs.

In numbers from year to year, non-agricultural employment increased by 123,300, an increase of 9.1%. Agricultural employment with a contract of 100.

The biggest gain was leisure and hospitality, with 66,900 jobs added to payroll between January 2021 and January 2022. Of these, 54,400 were for accommodation and food services.

Professional and business services earned 19,900 during the year, along with 12,500 in other services, 9,200 in government services, 7,100 in trade, transport and utilities, 3,800 in education and health services, 3,300 in manufacturing, 900 in constructions and 500 in information.

Employment remained unchanged in mining and logging.

Employment losses from year to year were recorded in financial activities with losses of 800.

– City News Service, Inc.


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