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Unemployment Up in Ventura, Santa Barbara Counties

Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 9:21am

The latest unemployment figures show an increase in the jobless rate on the South Coast.

Ventura County unemployment went from 8.6% in December, to 9% in January.

Santa Barbara County’s jobless rate also increased, from 7.7% in December, to 8.4% in January.

The statewide unemployment figure remained unchanged from December to January, at 9.8%.

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