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.Read Study