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Orange County employment update │December 2015

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1-4-16_Orange County Economic Overview_Employment update_December 2015_Page_1In November, Orange County gained 11,600 jobs with the following sectors recording the biggest changes over the last year: Construction (+8,200) and Leisure & Hospitality (+8,200). Over the last 12 months, Orange County added 39,000 jobs. The County’s unemployment rate decreased to 4.2 percent from 4.3 percent the month prior, remaining lower than the California (5.7 percent) and national… Read More

Orange County employment update │ November 2015

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12-1-15_Orange County Economic Overview_Employment update_November 2015_Page_1In October, Orange County gained 13,900 jobs with the following sectors recording the biggest changes: Educational & Health Services (+9,500) and Leisure & Hospitality (+7,400). Over the last 12 months, Orange County added 41,000 jobs. The County’s unemployment rate increased to 4.3 percent from 4.0 percent the month prior, remaining lower than the California (5.7 percent) and national (4.8… Read More

Orange County employment update │ October 2015

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10-22-15_Orange County Economic Overview_Employment update_October 2015_Page_1In September, Orange County gained 3,400 jobs with the following sectors recording the biggest changes: Government (+10,100) and Educational & Health Services (+2,200). Over the last 12 months, Orange County added 44,900 jobs. The County’s unemployment rate decreased to 4.0 percent from 4.5 percent the month prior,… Read More

Orange County employment update │ September 2015

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10-1-15_OCEconomicOverview_Page_1In August, Orange County gained 2,200 jobs with the following sectors recording the biggest changes: Leisure & Hospitality (+3,100); Professional & Business Services (+2,700); and Construction (+2,700). Over the last 12 months, Orange County added 48,500 jobs. The County’s unemployment rate decreased to 4.5% from 4.7% the month prior, remaining lower than… Read More

Orange County employment update │ August 2015

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8-31-15_OCEconomicOverview_Page_1Please see attached for the latest employment data release from CA EDD. Last month, Orange County lost 11,700 jobs with the following sectors recording the biggest changes: Government (-13,000); Education & Health Services (-3,000); and Leisure and Hospitality (+2,500). Over the last 12 months, Orange County added 49,600 jobs. The County’s unemployment rateRead More