Each month the California Employment Development Department (EDD) releases industry data for the prior month. This edition of San Diego’s Economic Pulse covers June 2017 data, including unemployment, new business establishments, job postings and who’s hiring in the region.
- The unemployment rate increased 0.7 percentage points to 4.3 percent in June.
- Unemployment increased in 18 out of 19 jurisdictions. Only Del Mar was unchanged, with an unemployment rate of virtually zero.
- Year-over-year, construction growth outpaced all other sectors, up 7.6 percent; an increase of 5,700 jobs.
Read the Economic Pulse here.