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Unemployment Numbers Drop For Ventura, Santa Barbara Counties

Posted on Friday, September 20, 2013 12:18pm

The latest unemployment figures from the state show a month to month drop in unemployment in Ventura, and Santa Barbara Counties.

The percentage of unemployed in Ventura county went from 8% in July to 7.8% in August.  The jobless rate for Santa Barbara County dropped from 6.7% in July, to 6.3% in August.

The region bucked what happened statewide.  California’s jobless rate went from 8.7% in July, to 8.9% in August.

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