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Unemployment Remains At Record Low Level In State; Little Change On Central, South Coasts

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Unemployment continues to remain at record low levels statewide, as well as on the Central and South Coasts.

In Ventura County, the jobless rate stayed unchanged at 3.4% from November to December.  Santa Barbara County's unemployment rate rose slightly from month to month, going from 3.6% to 3.2%.  And, in San Luis Obispo County, there was no change, with 2.5% unemployment in November and December.

The statewide jobless rate remained at 3.9% in December, the same as in November.  California has grown the number of jobs it has for 118 straight months.

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