San Francisco County Unemployment Holds At 9.1% In MarchApril 15, 2011
Preliminary March labor force data counts for San Francisco, Marin and San Mateo counties pegs the unemployment rate at 9.1%, 8.0% and 8.4% respectively, unchanged in San Francisco, up 0.2 percentage points in Marin and 0.1 percentage points in San Mateo.
On a revised basis, the number of unemployed in San Francisco increased by 300 in March (from 41,100 to 41,400) as the number of employed increased by 1,300 (from 411,300 to 412,600) and the labor force increased by 1,600 (from 452,400 to 454,000).
Overall unadjusted California unemployment held around 12.3% as the labor force contracted by 26,200 workers and the ranks of the unemployed increased by 7,600.
∙ Monthly Labor Force Data for Counties: March 2011 (Preliminary) [EDD]
∙ San Francisco County Unemployment Falls To 9.1% In February [SocketSite]
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