San Diego County’s unemployment charge dropped to 2.7% in Might, down from 3% in April, in response to figures launched Friday by the state Employment Improvement Division.
Might’s unemployment charge was additionally significantly lower than Might 2021’s charge of 6.6%. Final month’s charges examine with an unadjusted unemployment charge of three.4% for California and the nation throughout the identical interval.
In response to the EDD, between April and Might, nonfarm employment grew by 8,400 jobs, from 1,507,400 to 1,515,800. Agricultural jobs grew by 400 month- over-month.
Leisure and hospitality registered essentially the most important month-over- month payroll improve, including 3,200 jobs. The additions had been primarily concentrated in lodging and meals companies — up 2,000 — adopted by arts, leisure and recreation with 1,200 added.
Between Might 2021 and Might 2022, nonfarm employment elevated by 83,900 – – round 5.9% development. Agricultural employment elevated by 200 jobs year- over-year.
Leisure and hospitality led the year-over improve, including 36,900 jobs. Lodging and meals companies noticed an upswing of 29,200 jobs, the place meals companies and ingesting locations employment elevated by 22,600 jobs.
Employment grew by 18,100 in skilled and enterprise companies. Payrolls elevated in administrative and assist and waste administration and remediation companies — up 9,600 — and in skilled, scientific, and technical companies — up 9,000. Administration of firms and enterprises decreased employment ranges by 500.
Each sector posted job positive aspects year-over-year with the exceptions of producing — which misplaced 800 jobs over the yr — and mining and logging, which remained unchanged.
–Metropolis Information Service