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Washington Metro Division Unemployment Rate Stays at 5.1 Percent

Date Released: 
Tue, 01/08/2013

Washington Metro Division Unemployment Rate Stays at 5.1 Percent

(Washington, DC) - The District of Columbia Department of Employment Services (DOES) reported today that the preliminary November job estimates show an increase of 11,100 jobs for a total of 2,486,500 jobs in the Washington Metropolitan Division. The public sector increased by 3,200 jobs, accompanied by an increase of 7,900 private sector jobs. The Washington Metropolitan Division's not seasonally adjusted November 2012 unemployment rate was 5.1 percent; this was unchanged from the October revised rate of 5.1 percent.

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