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Unemployment Up In Ventura, Santa Barbara Counties

Posted on Friday, July 19, 2013 10:53am


Unemployment has taken a jump on the Central and South Coasts in the latest month to month figures.

In Santa Barbara County, the numbers went from 5.6% in May, to 6.3% in June.

In Ventura County, the rate climbed from 6.7% in May to 7.4% last month.

The numbers are looking better statewide, with the jobless rate slipping from 8.6% in May, to 8.5% in June.

That’s the lowest statewide figure in nearly five years.


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