OHIO (WOIO) - Ohio's unemployment rate was 6.7% in December, down slightly from 6.8% in November, according to data released Friday morning by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.
The number of workers unemployed in Ohio in December was 388,000, down from 391,000 in November. The number of unemployed has decreased by 70,000 in the past 12 months from 458,000. The December unemployment rate for Ohio was down from 7.9% in December 2011.
The U.S. unemployment rate for December was 7.8%, unchanged from November, and down from 8.5% in December 2011.