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Latest Unemployment Numbers

Unemployment Numbers - March 2008

National  5.1%
Ohio         6.1%
Elyria        7.5%

Unemployment Numbers - March 2009

National   8.5%
Ohio          9.7%
Elyria       10.6%

Here's a quick look at the latest unemployment numbers

National: 8.5%
Ohio: 9.7%

Lorain: 11.7% (this is down from the last month number of 12.7%)

There are only 8 states with a higher unemployment rate than Ohio.

1) 12.6% Michigan
2) 12.1% Oregon
3) 11.4% South Carolina
4) 11.2% California
5) 10.8% North Carolina
6) 10.5% Rhode Island
7) 10.4% Nevada
8) 10.0% Indiana

Ohio's rate of 9.7% = 578,000 workers unemployed.

The rate a year ago was 6.1% or 367,000 workers unemployed.

Get more information from the Ohio Labor Market HERE.

 

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