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Phone: (202) 724-7000
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Washington Metro’s Unemployment Rate Improves to 3.6 percent in April

Date Released: 
Wed, 06/01/2016

(Washington, DC) - The District of Columbia Department of Employment Services (DOES) reported today that the preliminary April job estimates show an increase of 23,100 jobs for a total of 2,638,000 jobs in the Washington Metropolitan Division. The private sector increased by 22,400 jobs, while the public sector gained 700 jobs. The Washington Metropolitan Division's not seasonally adjusted April 2016 unemployment rate was 3.6 percent, which is down 0.5 percentage points from the March rate of 4.1 percent.

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