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home : news : north central illinois   August 19, 2014

11/23/2012 9:28:00 PM
Unemployment rates fall in all 12 metro areas

NT Staff

October local unemployment rates fell in every metro area compared to last year and were at their lowest levels for the month since 2008, according to preliminary data released this week by the U.S. Department of Labor and the Illinois Department of Employment Security. Not seasonally adjusted data compares October 2012 to October 2011.

In the Ottawa-Streator Area, the not seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 9.7 percent in October 2012 from 10.8 percent in October 2011. The last time the October rate was lower was in 2008 when it was 7.1 percent.

La Salle County’s unemployment rate dropped by 1 percent to 10.1 percent; Putnam County’s rate rose from 9.8 percent to 10 percent and Bureau County’s rate fell by 1.3 percent to 8.6 percent.

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