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District of Columbia Unemployment Rate at 7.9% in December

Jan 28, 2021 - Targeted News Service

The District of Columbia Department of Employment Services issued the following news release on Jan. 26:

The District of Columbia Department of Employment Services reported today that the seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate was 7.9 percent in December; this was an increase of 0.4 percentage points from the revised November rate.

The District's preliminary December job estimates show a decrease of 3,200 jobs, for a total of 752,400 jobs in the District. The private secto...