Unemployment rate for Nov 2000......3.9%
Unemployment rate for Nov 2005.......5.7%
Ohioans working in Nov 2000 5,629,000
Ohioans working in Nov 2005 5,429,200
Republican Representative Deborah Pryce has been bragging about the great economy that this administration and her party have brought us. Unfortunately, she is wrong. The statistics above, taken from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, show that in the last 5 years we have lost a lot. Pryce and the Republicans are doing NOTHING for us.
The Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services (ODJFS) released the following information on
December 16, 2005:
Ohio's unemployment rate was 5.7 percent in November, down from 5.9 percent in October, according to data released this morning by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. Ohio's nonfarm wage and salary employment increased 2,200 over the month, from 5,427,000 in October, to 5,429,200 in November.
"The labor market showed signs of improvement in November as the number of jobs increased and the number of people unemployed declined," said ODJFS Director Barbara Riley.
The number of workers unemployed in Ohio in November was 339,000, down from 347,000 in October. The number of unemployed has decreased by 23,000 in the past 12 months from 362,000. The November unemployment rate for Ohio was down from 6.1 percent in November 2004.On December 20, 2000, the ODJFS released this information:
Ohio's unemployment rate was 3.9 percent in November, down from 4.0 percent in October, according to data released this morning by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. The U.S. unemployment rate was 4.0 percent for November, up from 3.9 percent in October.
"Overall, there was not much change in the Ohio economy in November with the unemployment rate falling slightly," said ODJFS Director Jacqueline Romer-Sensky. "Although most local labor markets continued to remain tight, there were some regional increases in unemployment due to differences in their industrial structure. This has particularly been the case in construction and industrial machinery and equipment, where unemployment claims have risen recently."
The number of Ohioans with jobs was 5.629 million in November, up from 5.625 million in October. The number of workers unemployed in November was 230,000, down slightly from 233,000 in October.
The November unemployment rate for Ohio was down from 4.1 percent in November 1999. Over the year, the number of Ohioans working has increased by 42,000, up from 5.587 million. The number unemployed has decreased by 8,000 over the year from 238,000.
(Who was President in November 2000? Bill Clinton)