Unemployment Decreases Slightly To 6.9% In San Diego County – Patch.com

SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — The unemployment price in San Diego County decreased To six.9% in July, up …….


SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — The unemployment price in San Diego County decreased To six.9% in July, up from a revised 7% in June however nonetheless properly under the yr-in the past estimate of 12.3% — Based mostly on figures launched Friday by the state Employment Enchancment Division.

This compares with an unadjusted unemployment price Of seven.9% for California — which decreased from 8% in June — and 5.7% for the nation — down from June’s 6.1% — By way of the identical interval.

Between June 2021 and July 2021, nonfarm employment decreased by 7,800 regardless of the drop in unemployment proportion, from 1,407,300 to 1,399,500. Agricultural employment decreased by 100, from 9,500 to 9,400. The subsequent drops in unemployment and the Quantity of jobs might mirror that fewer People are actively Wanting for employment, Which might take away them from unemployment figures.

Authorities led all enterprise sectors in month-over losses with 14,800 fewer jobs. Native government — down 11,000 — accounted for 74% of the decline, particularly in local government instructional providers — down 10,400 — and in local government excluding instructional providers — down 600. State government lowered job ranges by 4,000. Federal government obtained 200 jobs.

Three completely different industries contracted employment over the month: instructional and well being providers, with A scarcity Of two,700 jobs; manufacturing, down 1,200; and expert and enterprise providers, down 100.

Leisure and hospitality led all industries in month-over job obtains with 6,100. Lodging and meals providers registered 5,200 new jobs in meals providers and consuming places — up 3,700 — and accommodation — up 1,500. Arts, leisure, and recreation enhanced by 900.

Further employment obtains have been recorded in development, with 2,800, completely different providers growing by 900, commerce, transportation, and utilities obtaining 700, monetary actions obtaining 300, And information obtaining 200. Employment in mining and logging remained unchanged.

Between July 2020 and July 2021, nonfarm employment enhanced by 60,800 — a obtain of 4.5%. Agricultural employment fell by 100 — down 1.1%.

Leisure and hospitality led the yr-over enhance, including 27,800 jobs. Lodging and meals providers noticed an upswing Of two3,400 jobs, the place notably meals providers and consuming places enhanced by 17,300 jobs. Arts, leisure, and recreation made up the remaining job enlargement, with 4,400.

Educational and well being providers enhanced by 7,600 jobs over the yr. Health care and social assist comprised A lot of the payroll obtains with 7,500, the place ambulatory well being care providers enhanced job ranges by 4,100. Educational providers obtained 100 To finish the employment enhance.

Professional and enterprise providers enhanced by 7,600 jobs. Professional, scientific, and technical providers obtained 6,000, administrative and assist and waste administration and remediation providers obtained 800 and administration of corporations and enterprises additionally added 800 jobs over the yr.

Further yr-over employment obtains occurred Inside The subsequent sectors: completely different providers with 6,800; development with 6,000; commerce, transportation, and utilities with 4,900; information with 1,200; and manufacturing with 900.

Year-over employment losses occurred in monetary actions, with A scarcity of 1,100 jobs and government, down 900. Employment in mining and logging remained unchanged.

— Metropolis Information Service