Labor Force and Industry Employment Data for November 2013

California’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 8.5 percent in November, down 0.2 percentage point in October, and down 1.4 percentage points from 1 year ago. In comparison, the U.S. unemployment rate was 7.0 percent in November, down 0.3 percentage point from October, and down 0.8 percentage point from 1 year ago.

In California there were 14,748,200 jobs in total nonfarm industries in November, a gain of 44,300 jobs from last month. This followed a revised 30,100-job gain in October and a 2,900-job loss in September.

Within nonfarm industries, 7 sectors saw month-over job gains; 4 sectors saw a month-over job decline.

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