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Washington Metro Division’s Unemployment Rate at 4.7 Percent

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Wed, 02/05/2014

Washington Metro Division’s Unemployment Rate at 4.7 Percent

(Washington, DC) - The District of Columbia Department of Employment Services (DOES) reported today that the preliminary December job estimates show a decrease of 3,000 jobs for a total of 2,511,600 jobs in the Washington Metropolitan Division. The private sector decreased by 3,400 jobs, while the public sector increased by 400 jobs. The Washington Metropolitan Division’s not seasonally adjusted December 2013 unemployment rate was 4.7 percent, which is down 0.2 percentage points from the November rate of 4.9 percent.


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