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Washington Metro’s Unemployment Rate at 4.0 percent

Date Released: 
Wed, 08/03/2016

(Washington, DC) - The District of Columbia Department of Employment Services (DOES) reported today that the preliminary June job estimates show an increase of 22,400 jobs for a total of 2,672,900 jobs in the Washington Metropolitan Division. The private sector increased by 22,700 jobs, while the public sector declined by 300 jobs. The Washington Metropolitan Division's not seasonally adjusted June 2016 unemployment rate was 4.0 percent, which is up 0.4 percentage points from the May rate of 3.6 percent.


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