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Washington Metro Division Shows an Overall Increase of 10,400 Jobs in May

Date Released: 
Tue, 07/02/2013
(Washington, DC) - The District of Columbia Department of Employment Services (DOES) reported today that the preliminary May job estimates show an increase of 10,400 jobs for a total of 2,506,800 jobs in the Washington Metropolitan Division. The private sector increased by 10,400 jobs, and the public sector had no over-the-month job change. The Washington Metropolitan Division's not seasonally adjusted May 2013 unemployment rate was 5.6 percent, which is up 0.6 percentage points from the April rate of 5.0 percent.


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