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4058 Minnesota Avenue, NE, Washington, DC 20019
Phone: (202) 724-7000
Fax: (202) 673-6993
TTY: (202) 698-4817
Email: [email protected]

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Washington Metro’s Unemployment at 2.9 percent in April

Date Released: 
Wed, 05/29/2019

(Washington, DC) - The District of Columbia Department of Employment Services (DOES) reported today that the preliminary April job estimates show an increase of 15,600 jobs for a total of 2,734,500 jobs in the Washington Metropolitan Division. The private sector increased by14,300 jobs, while the public sector increased by 1,300 jobs. The Washington Metropolitan Division's not seasonally adjusted April 2019 unemployment rate was 2.9 percent, which is down 0.4 percentage points from the March rate of 3.3 percent.

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