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New Unemployment Numbers Show Drop In People Out Of Work Statewide, And On Central, South Coasts

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California Employment Development Department
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California's unemployment rate dippled slightly in August, as did the numbers for the Central and South Coasts.

All three counties in the Tri-County area show month-to-month improvement.

There’s good news about the unemployment picture on the Central and South Coasts.

The jobless rate dropped throughout the Tri-Counties last month.

In Ventura County, the unemployment rate went from 6.4% in July, to 6.2% in August. Santa Barbara County’s jobless rate went from 5.7% to 5.5%. And, in San Luis Obispo County, the percentage of people out of work also went from 5.7% to 5.5%.

There was also a slight improvement statewide, with the unemployment rate going from 7.6% in July to 7.5% in August.

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