The unemployment rate in Ventura County was 4.0 percent in Februay 2019, down from a revised 4.4 percent in January 2019, and unchanged from the year-ago estimate of 4.0 percent. This compares with an unadjusted unemployment rate of 4.4 percent for California and 4.1 percent for the nation during the same period. Source: labormarketinfo.edd.ca.gov
On a national level total nonfarm payroll employment changed little in February (+20,000), and the unemployment ratedeclined to 3.8 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment in professional and business services, health care, and wholesale trade continued to trend up, while construction employment decreased.Source: Department of Labor
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