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Monday, January 27, 2020 1:33 pm

Area jobless rate down in December

The Journal Gazette

Unemployment in the Fort Wayne metropolitan area was 2.8% in December, down three-tenths of 1 percentage point from November and down two-tenths of a point from December 2018, the Indiana Department of Workforce Development said today.

Data for the metro area shows 6,137 people out of 216,608 in the area labor pool were unemployed in December.

Indiana's jobless rate was 3% in December, down two-tenths of 1 percentage point from November and down four-tenths of a point from December 2018.

The U.S. unemployment rate was 3.4% in December, up one-tenth of 1 percentage point from November and down three-tenths of a point from December 2018.

 

 

 


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